phpDesigner Alternatives for Mac

    phpDesigner is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is Apache NetBeans, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to phpDesigner and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to phpDesigner are PhpStorm (Paid), Pinegrow Web Editor (Paid), Bluefish Editor (Free, Open Source) and Adobe Dreamweaver (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jul 17, 2021

    1. Development Environment, Tooling Platform and Application Framework.
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      Most users think Apache NetBeans is a great alternative to phpDesigner.
      RemovedUser Netbean is very heavy , but this ide is very fast and simple
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    2. Enjoy productive PHP and web development with PhpStorm. Take advantage of deep code understanding, top-notch coding assistance, and support for all major tools and frameworks.
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    3. Pinegrow is a Mac, Windows and Linux web editor that lets you build responsive websites faster with live multi-page editing, CSS & SASS styling, CSS Grid editor and smart components for Bootstrap, Foundation and WordPress.
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    4. Bluefish is a powerful editor targeted towards programmers and webdesigners, with many options to write websites, scripts and programming code. Bluefish supports many programming and markup languages, and it focuses on editing dynamic and interactive websites.
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    5. JetBrains WebStorm is a commercial IDE for JavaScript, CSS & HTML built on JetBrains' IntelliJ IDEA platform. WebStorm provides automatic code completion, on-the-fly code analysis, refactoring support and VCS integration.
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    6. Aptana Studio is a complete web development environment that combines powerful authoring tools with a collection of online hosting and collaboration services that help you and your team do more. Includes support for PHP, CSS, FTP, and more...
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    7. BlueGriffon is a WYSIWYG content editor for the World Wide Web. Powered by Gecko, the rendering engine of Firefox, it can edit Web pages in conformance to Web Standards.

      Discontinued

      Last version 3.1 was released in December 2017 according to their GitHub repository.

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      • wxWidgets
      CodeLite is an open-source, cross platform IDE for the C/C++/PHP and Node.js programming languages.
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    8. TextMate brings Apple's approach to operating systems into the world of text editors. By bridging UNIX underpinnings and GUI, TextMate cherry-picks the best of both worlds to the benefit of expert scripters and novice users alike.
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