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Understand is described as 'static analysis tool for maintaining, measuring, and analyzing critical or large code bases. Supports programming languages (C/C++, C#, FORTRAN, Java, JOVIAL, Pascal, PL/M, VHDL, Cobol) and web languages (PHP, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript)' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to Understand for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Self-Hosted solutions and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Source Insight. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Blink grep or Source-Navigator NG. Other great apps like Understand are Microsoft Application Inspector, ftnchek, JArchitect and CodeNavigator.

This page was last updated Jun 28, 2022
  • Mac
  • Windows
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Understand is a static analysis tool for maintaining, measuring, and analyzing critical or large code bases. Supports...

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  1. Source Insight

    • Windows

    Source Insight is an advanced code editor and browser with built-in analysis for C/C++, C#, and Java programs.

  2. Blink grep

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    GUI of indexed grep for source code, files locator, search and replace. Switch differnt projects and start searching. Drag and drop of filenames to your favourite editor.



  3. Source-Navigator NG

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Source-Navigator NG is a source code analysis tool.

  4. Microsoft Application Inspector

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Application Inspector is a source code analyzer built for surfacing features of interest and other characteristics to answer the question "What's in it" using static analysis with a json based rules engine.

  5. ftnchek

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    ftnchek is a static analyzer for Fortran 77 programs. It is designed to detect certain errors in a Fortran program that a compiler usually does not. ftnchek is not primarily intended to detect syntax errors. Its purpose is to assist the user in finding semantic errors.

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  6. JArchitect

    • Mac
    • Windows

    JArchitect is a tool that simplifies managing a complex Java code base. Architects and developers can analyze code structure, specify design rules, do effective code reviews and master evolution by comparing different versions of the code.

  7. CodeNavigator

    • iPad

    CodeNavigator is a developer's tool for browsing source code using CScope. It can help you to understand the structure of the code very easily and also include syntax highlighting support for many coding languages.

  8. CodeCompass

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    CodeCompass is an extensible code comprehension tool with a Python script that helps you to parse projects, manage workspaces, start web server and run CodeChecker in an easy way.

  9. Woboq Code Browser

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Woboq Code Browser is a web-based C and C++ code browser that uses a desktop component to generate static HTML pages for code analysis. It focuses on improving the code navigation with proper semantic highlighting and tooltips.

  10. CodeXCavator

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Download CodeXCavator - code indexing and search for free. Source code indexing and full text search tool based on Lucene. The CodeXCavator is a tool for source code indexing, tagging, and fast full-text search. It consists of two applications:

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