Alternatives to Microsoft Visual Studio for Mac with any license






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  • Atom icon


    A hackable text editor for the 21st Century. At GitHub, we're building the text editor we've always wanted. A tool you can customize to do anything, but also...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD Electron / Atom Shell

    • Atom has not got any solid debugging features (and packages) out of the box or at all. For example, it is not possible to debug ASP .NET MVC applications (IIS) without heavy digging and writing own package to do this. is not an IDE. Features of atom-ide-* packages are too poor in comparison with Visual Studio. Unable to build C# projects makes Atom absolutely inappropriate for tasks Visual Studio (well, too slow, but) does. Guest • Nov 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • Free of charge. Support for numerous languages. Tons of packages for adding features like running scripts. AdrianSoMCSep 2017 • 1 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • NetBeans icon


    A free, open-source Integrated Development Environment for software developers. You get all the tools you need to create professional desktop, enterprise, web, and...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD

    • Free and Open Source Software. Changing leadership from Oracle to Apache Foundation. brandomettoutJun 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • It's for MS-Windows, MacOSX and Linux too! You can make projects independent of the OS. Guest • Feb 2017 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Android Studio icon

    Android Studio

    Android Studio is a new Android development environment based on IntelliJ IDEA. Similar to Eclipse with the ADT Plugin, Android Studio provides integrated Android...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux

    • Android studio only edits programs for Android (Java language), while Visual studio has a lot of language support built-in Guest • Sep 2016 • 8 agrees and 4 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Android Studio can only edit/create applcations for Android which is an Mobile Operating System developed by Google but you cannot edit or C# on Android Studio like you can on Visual Studio. SecurityCheckerJun 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • For specific Android deployment, the native IDE is the best. Guest • Jul 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Android Studio is a Java IDE specifically designed for making android apps while Visual Studio is a full .NET IDE with many platforms available. Guest • Yesterday Disagree   Agree
  • MonoDevelop icon


    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...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux Xamarin Studio

    • It is specifically for C# like Visual Studio is mostly used for Guest • Nov 2016 • 2 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • I've used MonoDevelop extensively for C# work in Linux. It can work with Visual Studio projects, and much of the shortcut key mappings match Visual Studio. Support for WinForms is available, but there is no viable GUI layout tool/functionality available. A pity that there's no XAML/WPF support under Linux.... Guest • Oct 2017 Disagree   Agree
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    Qt Creator

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

    Commercial $ $ $ Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD

    • For C++ development, QT Creator is a lot less bloated. It is fast and has all the necessary features. There is just too much unnecessary crap in VisualStudio making it slow as hell when running on a slightly older machine and also takes up gigs of disk space. Guest • Jun 2016 • 2 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Found everything in Qt Creator for Linux that is in VS for Windows. Guest • Jan 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • At first, intelligent search ib QtCreator is much better than the Microsoft's IntelliSens. Hot keys combinations are more simple and more intuitive. It looks for me more simple and intuitively clear at all. Guest • Dec 2016 • 0 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
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    Komodo Edit

    Komodo Edit is a fast, smart, free and open-source code editor. Switching your trusty code editor is hard, but give Komodo Edit (or its big brother...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux

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  • Lazarus icon


    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'...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD OpenSolaris

    • Open Source done entirely in an independent language very like TurboPascal (Delphi). Guest • Nov 2016 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
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    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: Windows XP...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux wxWidgets

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    • For me and my enterprise is the best alternative, intellisense very good, dynamic library linkage is very similar to VS, automatically creates a makefile. Very good class wizards! Debug and subversion / GIT and SFTP inegrated in the environment. rgk_rgk_01rgkSep 2015 Disagree   Agree
    • Excellent development environment, continuously updated, clear vision, active support. Guest • Nov 2015 Disagree   Agree
  • Xamarin Studio icon

    Xamarin Studio

    Type intelligently World-class code completion unlocks the iOS, Android, and OS X APIs. Quickly look up methods and types, and discover API functionality. Find bugs...

    Freemium Mac OS X Windows Microsoft Visual Studio

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    • Discontinued Xamarin was bought by Microsoft and is now part of Visual Studio.
  • CLion icon


    The intelligent cross-platform C/C++ IDE. CLion is a new IDE that helps you be more productive while developing apps with C and C++ for Windows, Linux and OS X. Take...

    Commercial Mac OS X Windows Linux C++

    • for its young age it is well matured and a very powerful IDE with great CMake Support and other goodies like great refactoring tools and a sophisticated code-completion system Guest • Aug 2017 Disagree   Agree
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