RAD Studio Alternatives for Mac

    RAD Studio 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 Android Studio or Lazarus. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to RAD Studio and 14 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to RAD Studio are MonoDevelop (Free, Open Source), Xcode (Free), React Studio (Freemium) and Cevelop (Free).

    This page was last updated Jul 29, 2020

    1. 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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    2. 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
      pros, cons and recent comments
      RAD Studio is IDE for C/C++, but Android Studio is IDE for Android
      Negative comment about 4 years ago


    3. 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

    4. 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.
    5. Xcode is Apple's premiere development environment for Mac OS X.

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      React Studio lets you create components either visually or in code, then use them interchangeably in your designs. Customize your components with advanced property UIs and dynamic previews in the editing canvas.
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    6. The C++ IDE for professional developers.
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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Windows Mobile
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
      Write once, deploy anywhere LiveCode enables flexible delivery to multiple platforms and devices from a single code base. This capability can boost the return on investment you get from adopting LiveCode by an order of magnitude.
    7. 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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    8. UniDAC (Universal Data Access Components) is a powerful library of non-visual cross-database data access components for direct access to various database servers from Embarcadero RAD Studio, CodeGear RAD Studio, Turbo Delphi Professional, Turbo Delphi for .
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