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Free RubyMine Alternatives

The best free alternative to RubyMine is Atom. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Eclipse or Geany. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to RubyMine and 13 is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to RubyMine are Aptana Studio, TextMate, Xcode and Runestone.

RubyMine alternatives are mainly Text Editors but may also be IDEs or Code Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of RubyMine.
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  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.

    Discontinued

    Atom will be discontinued at the end of 2022: https://github.blog/2022-06-08-sunsetting-atom/

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  2. 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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  3. 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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    Aptana Studio

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Aptana Studio is a complete web development environment that combines powerful authoring tools with a collection of online hosting and collaboration services that help you and your team do more. Includes support for PHP, CSS, FTP, and more...

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  5. TextMate brings Apple's approach to operating systems into the world of text editors. By bridging UNIX underpinnings and GUI, TextMate cherry-picks the best of both worlds to the benefit of expert scripters and novice users alike.

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    Xcode

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

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

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    Runestone

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    A performant, lightweight, and simple plain text editor with syntax highlighting, line numbers, search and replace, page guide, and much more.

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    Scribes

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    A text editor for GNOME that combines simplicity with power.

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    Java-Editor

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Integrated Java development environments set high requirements on the computer equipment.

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    Embitz

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Embitz is a free C/C++ IDE built to meet the most demanding needs of its users working in the field of embedded software development Finally, an IDE with all the features you need and operation across different targets (ARM, MSP430, PIC, ...).

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