WinPython Alternatives

    WinPython is described as 'The easiest way to run Python, Spyder with SciPy and friends out of the box on any Windows PC, without installing anything!' and is an app in the Development category. There are seven alternatives to WinPython for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Python and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is PyCharm, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like WinPython are MATLAB (Paid), Anaconda (Paid, Open Source), SciPy & Numpy (Free, Open Source) and Wing Python IDE (Paid).

    This page was last updated Apr 13, 2020

    1. Python and Django IDE with refactorings, code completion, on-the-fly code analysis and other features, including version control integration, deployment, integration with issue trackers, and remote debugging.
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      MATLAB is a numerical computing environment and programming language. Maintained by The MathWorks, MATLAB allows easy matrix manipulation, plotting of functions and data, implementation of algorithms, creation of user interfaces, and interfacing with programs in other languages.
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      Completely free enterprise-ready Python distribution for large-scale data processing, predictive analytics, and scientific computing. Includes 100+ of the most popular Python packages for science, math, engineering, data analysis. Cross platform on Linux, Windows, Mac.
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      SciPy (pronounced "Sigh Pie") is open-source software for mathematics, science, and engineering. It is also the name of a very popular conference on scientific programming with Python.
    2. Wing is a highly customizable Python IDE that uses both static and runtime code analysis to provide auto-completion, call tips, code documentation, goto-definition, find uses, refactoring, and many other features.
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      Python(x,y) is a free scientific and engineering development software for numerical computations, data analysis and data visualization based on Python programming language, Qt graphical user interfaces and .

      Discontinued

      The project seems no longer developed. Last version, 2.7.10.0, released in June 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    3. Minimum bare bones portable python distribution with PyScripter as development environment. Contains no additional packages other than those provided with the official python setup from python.org.
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