Qt Creator Alternatives

    Qt Creator is described as 'cross-platform C++, JavaScript and QML integrated development environment which is part of the SDK for the Qt Framework' and is a popular app in the Development category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Qt Creator for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Atom, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Qt Creator are Microsoft Visual Studio (Free Personal), Eclipse (Free, Open Source), Geany (Free, Open Source) and PyCharm (Freemium, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 20, 2021

    1. Atom is an open-source, Electron based text editor with a massive ecosystem of plugins and themes that are easily accessible through a built-in package manager. Being built with Electron, it uses web technology (HTML, CSS, JavaScript and Node.
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      Atom vs Qt Creator opinions
      This alternative is disputed. Atom is still a legitimate alternative to Qt Creator, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      Atom is a text editor whereas Qt Designer is a UI creation (design) software.
      Negative comment about 4 years ago

      Atom is is a text editor whereas QtCreator is an IDE.
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

      QtCreator is a complete IDE wheras Atom is just a text editor
      Negative comment almost 4 years ago

      (good) text editor vs. (maybe not so good) ide
      Negative comment almost 2 years ago

    2. 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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    3. Eclipse is an extensible development platform with runtimes and application frameworks for building, deploying and managing software across the entire software lifecycle.
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      Eclipse vs Qt Creator opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Project Management, plugins, code refactoring
      Positive comment almost 4 years ago

    4. Geany is a small and lightweight Integrated Development Environment. It was developed to provide a small and fast IDE, which has only a few dependencies from other packages.
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    5. Python and Django IDE with refactorings, code completion, on-the-fly code analysis and other features, including version control integration, deployment, integration with issue trackers, and remote debugging.
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    6. IntelliJ IDEA is an integrated development environment (IDE) written in Java for developing computer software. It is developed by JetBrains, and is available as an Apache 2 Licensed community edition, and in a proprietary commercial edition.
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    7. Development Environment, Tooling Platform and Application Framework.
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    8. Android Studio is the official[7] integrated development environment (IDE) for Google's Android operating system, built on JetBrains' IntelliJ IDEA software and designed specifically for Android development.
    9. Code::Blocks is a free C++ IDE built to meet the most demanding needs of its users. It is designed to be very extensible and fully configurable. An IDE with all the features a developer need, having a consistent look, feel and operation across platforms.
    10. UltraEdit is the ideal text, HTML and HEX editor, and an advanced PHP, Perl, Java and JavaScript editor for programmers. An industry-award winner, UltraEdit supports disk-based 64-bit file handling (standard) on 32-bit Windows platforms (Windows 2000 and later).
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