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Pelles C Alternatives for Mac

Pelles C is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is Microsoft Visual Studio. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Eclipse or Apache NetBeans. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Pelles C and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Pelles C are Qt Creator, MonoDevelop, Lazarus and CodeLite.

Pelles C alternatives are mainly IDEs but may also be Code Editors or Game Development Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Pelles C.
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  1. Microsoft Visual Studio icon

    Microsoft Visual Studio

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    105 alternatives to Microsoft Visual Studio 

    Microsoft Visual Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) from Microsoft. It is used to develop computer programs for Microsoft Windows, as well as web sites, web applications and web services.

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    1.  AutocompletionMicrosoft Visual Studio can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
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  2. Eclipse icon

    Eclipse

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    155 alternatives to Eclipse 

    Eclipse is an extensible development platform with runtimes and application frameworks for building, deploying and managing software across the entire software lifecycle. Many people know Eclipse as a Java IDE, but it is much more than that- Eclipse actually consists of over 60...

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsEclipse can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  AutocompletionEclipse can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
    3.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of Eclipse.
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  3. Apache NetBeans icon

    Apache NetBeans

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    102 alternatives to Apache NetBeans 

    A free, open-source Integrated Development Environment for software developers. You get all the tools you need to create professional desktop, enterprise, web, and mobile applications with the Java language, C/C++, and even dynamic languages such as PHP, JavaScript, Groovy, and...

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    1.  Code FormattingApache NetBeans supports code formatting for multiple languages and code styles.
    2.  Git SupportApache NetBeans supports Git, a free and open source distributed version control system.
    3.  Syntax HighlightingApache NetBeans supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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  4. Qt Creator icon

    Qt Creator

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    136 alternatives to Qt Creator 

    Qt Creator is a cross-platform C++, JavaScript and QML integrated development environment which is part of the SDK for the Qt Framework.

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    1.  AutocompletionQt Creator can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
    2.  Code FormattingQt Creator supports code formatting for multiple languages and code styles.
    3.  Syntax HighlightingQt Creator supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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    MonoDevelop

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    • .NET Framework
    • Xamarin Studio
    30 alternatives to MonoDevelop 

    MonoDevelop enables developers to write desktop and web applications on Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. It also makes it easy to port .NET applications created with Visual Studio to Linux and Mac OS X maintaining a single code base for all platforms.

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    1.  Syntax HighlightingMonoDevelop supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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    As of October 2021, the GitHub repository README has been updated to say "This project has not been built nor maintained since January 2020 and has been archived".

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    Lazarus

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    28 alternatives to Lazarus 

    Lazarus is a cross-platform IDE for the Free Pascal compiler. It tries to offer a Delphi-like programming experience through its own 'Lazarus Component Library' and supporting many platforms like Windows, OSX, Linux, BSD, Android, iOS and more.

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    CodeLite

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    • wxWidgets
    51 alternatives to CodeLite 

    CodeLite is an open-source, cross platform IDE for the C/C++/PHP and Node.js programming languages. CodeLite is known to work on various OSs including:

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    Xcode

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    60 alternatives to Xcode 

    Xcode is Apple's premiere development environment for Mac OS X. In addition to being packaged on the DVD with every copy of Mac OS X, the latest Xcode developer release is always available for free to ADC members and includes all the tools you need to create, debug, and...

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    1.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Xcode without registration.
    2.  PortableXcode can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Dark ModeXcode supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    LiveCode

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    25 alternatives to LiveCode 

    It is Both Under the GPL and it is also Proprietary if using the GPL version the software you make is required to be under the GPL.

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    Ecere SDK

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    61 alternatives to Ecere SDK 

    A cross-platform Software Development Kit including a GUI toolkit, a 2D/3D graphics engine, a networking library, an audio output library, an IDE, a compiler for the eC programming language, and more.

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