wxBasic Alternatives

    wxBasic is described as 'Basic interpreter that is:' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to wxBasic for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is FreeBASIC, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like wxBasic are PureBasic (Freemium), QB64 (Free, Open Source), HotBasic (Paid) and sdlBasic (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 4, 2020

    1. FreeBASIC is a completely free, open-source, 32-bit BASIC compiler, with syntax similar to MS-QuickBASIC, that adds new features such as pointers, unsigned data types, inline assembly, object orientation, and many others.
    2. PureBasic is a native 32 bit and 64 bit programming language based on established BASIC rules.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      QB64 is a self-hosting BASIC compiler for Microsoft Windows, Linux and Mac OS X, designed to be compatible with Microsoft QBasic and QuickBASIC. QB64 is a C++ emitter, which is integrated with a C++ compiler to provide compilation via C++ code and GCC optimization.
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      • Windows
      • Linux
      The HotBasic compiler uses an extended BASIC language to produce CONSOLE, CGI, GUI, DLL, and OBJ application types. With HotBasic, developers create truly compiled Windows and Linux applications with a tiny footprint and rock-solid stability.
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    3. sdlBasic is a small, efficient and multiplatform basic interpreter aimed to game creation using the power of SDL library, it was inspired by the old and glorious AMOS.

      Discontinued

      No updates since 2012.

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    4. IWBasic is a 32-bit BASIC compiler from Ionic Wind Software featuring an integrated development environment with syntax similar to the BASIC programming language. Creates small and fast programs that support all Windows versions.
      • Windows
      • MS-DOS
      PowerBASIC, formerly Turbo Basic, is the brand of several commercial compilers by PowerBASIC Inc. that compile a dialect of the BASIC programming language. There are both MS-DOS and Windows versions, and two kinds of the latter: Console and Windows.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      Run BASIC Personal Server is an all-in-one system that makes web programming easy and fun.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, Build 2.27, released in June 2007, can be still downloaded and bought from the official website

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    5. Easy Programming for Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, 8 and 10.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Aurel Basic is basic-like programming language. Able to produce GUI Win32 programs. Based on simple and easy to understand basic programming language. Program produced with Aurel Basic can run as standalone executable.

      Discontinued

      The website is no longer available. Last version, RC2 Build 1.32, was released on January 27, 2013. It can be still downloaded from Softpedia.

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