RAD Studio Alternatives for Linux

    RAD Studio is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Android Studio, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to RAD Studio and 17 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to RAD Studio are Code::Blocks (Free, Open Source), Qt Creator (Free, Open Source), Lazarus (Free, Open Source) and MonoDevelop (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 16, 2021

    1. 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.
      Android Studio vs RAD Studio opinions
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      RAD Studio is IDE for C/C++, but Android Studio is IDE for Android
      Negative comment over 4 years ago

    2. 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.

    3. Qt Creator is a cross-platform C++, JavaScript and QML integrated development environment which is part of the SDK for the Qt Framework.
    4. 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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      Lazarus vs RAD Studio opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Lazarus is a great alternative to RAD Studio.
      Gives the full Delphi experience similar to Delphi 7 (no experience with later versions)
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

    5. 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.

    6. A cross-platform IDE for C, C++, Python, QML/JavaScript and PHP.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • wxWidgets
      CodeLite is an open-source, cross platform IDE for the C/C++/PHP and Node.js programming languages.
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    7. CodeTyphon is a fork/distribution of Lazarus with thousands of Lazarus/Free Pascal components bundled into distribution and with own Lazarus expansion features.
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      Fast, Stable and complete, includes the updated Free Pascal Compiler, and can update, really easily, without any package manager.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

    8. Ultimate++, also called U++, is a C++ cross-platform rapid application development framework focused on programmers productivity. It includes a set of libraries (GUI, SQL, etc..), and an integrated development environment.
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    9. The C++ IDE for professional developers.
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