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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 17 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to RAD Studio are Qt Creator, MonoDevelop, CodeLite and Xcode.

RAD Studio alternatives are mainly IDEs but may also be Android Development Tools or Code Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of RAD Studio.
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  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.

    ⚫︎ AutocompletionMicrosoft Visual Studio can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
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  2. Android Studio is a new Android development environment based on IntelliJ IDEA. Similar to Eclipse with .

    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Android Studio without registration.
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    RAD Studio is IDE for C/C++, but Android Studio is IDE for Android

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    Qt Creator

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Qt Creator is a cross-platform C++, JavaScript and QML integrated development environment which is part of the SDK for the Qt Framework.

    ⚫︎ AutocompletionQt Creator can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
    ⚫︎ Code FormattingQt Creator supports code formatting for multiple languages and code styles.
    ⚫︎ Syntax HighlightingQt Creator supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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    Lazarus

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • OpenSolaris

    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)

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    MonoDevelop

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • .NET Framework
    • Xamarin Studio

    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.

    ⚫︎ Syntax HighlightingMonoDevelop supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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    Discontinued

    As of October 2021, the GitHub repository README has been updated to say "This project has not been built nor maintained since January 2020 and has been archived".

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    CodeLite

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • wxWidgets

    CodeLite is an open-source, cross platform IDE for the C/C++/PHP and Node.js programming languages. CodeLite is known to work on various OSs including:

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    Xcode

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

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

    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Xcode without registration.
    ⚫︎ PortableXcode can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeXcode supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    LiveCode

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Self-Hosted

    It is Both Under the GPL and it is also Proprietary if using the GPL version the software you make is required to be under the GPL.

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    Ecere SDK

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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    React Studio

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac

    React Studio lets you create components either visually or in code, then use them interchangeably in your designs.

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