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PureBasic Alternatives

PureBasic is described as 'native 32 bit and 64 bit programming language based on established BASIC rules' and is a programming language in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to PureBasic for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is Gambas, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PureBasic are FreeBASIC, Microsoft Small Basic, Xojo and Lobster.

PureBasic alternatives are mainly Programming Languages but may also be IDEs or Game Development Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of PureBasic.
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PureBasic is a native 32 bit and 64 bit programming language based on established BASIC rules.

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    Gambas

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Gambas is a full-featured object language and development environment built on a BASIC interpreter. It is released under the GNU General Public Licence. Its architecture is largely inspired by Java.

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  2. FreeBASIC icon

    FreeBASIC

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    FreeBASIC is a completely free, open-source, 32-bit BASIC compiler, with syntax similar to MS-QuickBASIC, that adds new features such as pointers, unsigned data types, inline assembly, object orientation, and many others.

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  3. Microsoft Small Basic icon

    Microsoft Small Basic

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • .NET Framework

    Microsoft Small Basic puts the fun back into computer programming. With a friendly development environment that is very easy to master, it eases both kids and adults into the world of programming.

    Main Development Window
  4. Xojo icon

    Xojo

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Real Software and Real Studio are now Xojo. Create your own apps, like commercial or in house apps, games, utilities and more with Xojo!

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    Lobster

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Lobster is a game programming language. It was developed to make it easier for people who are already programmers to prototype and make games.

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    QB64

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android

    QB64 is a self-hosting BASIC compiler for Microsoft Windows, Linux and Mac OS X, designed to be compatible with Microsoft QBasic and QuickBASIC. QB64 is a C++ emitter, which is integrated with a C++ compiler to provide compilation via C++ code and GCC optimization.

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    B4J

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Arduino IDE
    • Java

    B4J is a 100% free development tool, similar to B4A that generates desktop, server and web applications.

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    HotBasic

    • Windows
    • Linux

    The HotBasic compiler uses an extended BASIC language to produce CONSOLE, CGI, GUI, DLL, and OBJ application types. With HotBasic, developers create truly compiled Windows and Linux applications with a tiny footprint and rock-solid stability.

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  9. Very fast BASIC like programming language for console and gui applications, automate process, automate data exchange, connect to databases, send mails, ftp, rest api, parsing, tokenizing, files, OpenGl, graphics, sound, printing ... much more.

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    PowerBASIC

    • Windows
    • MS-DOS

    PowerBASIC, formerly Turbo Basic, is the brand of several commercial compilers by PowerBASIC Inc. that compile a dialect of the BASIC programming language. There are both MS-DOS and Windows versions, and two kinds of the latter: Console and Windows.

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