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  • Dev-C++

    beta 9.2 (4.9.9.2) 5.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Community Created Design Studio

    7
    3293 votes
    • Arduino IDE

      varies-with-device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Great programming software for beginners

      8
      45 votes
      • PROS: Sleek interface design, Active community, Lots of templates, Cross-platform
      • CONS: Uploading takes time, Cannot change font style, Quick buttons cannot be added, No line number indicator
    • Code::Blocks

      17.12

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Fully configurable development envrionment for C++

      7
      643 votes
      • PROS: Automatic detection of compilers, Build compilations without makefiles, Extensive number of plugins, Autofill code
      • CONS: Some plugins are poor quality
    • Eclipse

      SDK 4.2.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Complete environment for Java

      7
      823 votes
      • PROS: Open Source tool, Multiplatform
      • CONS: Not very attractive visually
    • BlueJ

      3.0.8

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Excellent teach yourself Java environment for students

      7
      778 votes
      • PROS: Fully featured Java environment but easy to use, Clean and clear interface, Ideal for beginners and those learning Java
      • CONS: May be prone to instability
    • PyCharm Community Edition

      Varies with device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      PyCharm Community Edition - development tool for Python programmers

      9
      7 votes
      • PROS: Free Python IDE is great for learners and hobbyist programmers, Contains support for scientific Python tools
      • CONS: Less fully featured than the professional edition, Wealth of tools can be overwhelming to complete beginners
    • Xcode

      for Mac 5.0.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Create your own Mac, iPhone and iPad apps

      6
      158 votes
      • PROS: Essential for developing Mac, iPhone or iPad apps, Slick unified interface, Xcode IDE corrects bad code
      • CONS: Users must be a memeber of Apple's Developer program, Highly technical for beginners
    • Visual Studio Code

      varies-with-device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Code Editing in a Visual Platform

      8
      70 votes
      • PROS: Visualising code makes it easier for beginners, Good documentation to help get you going
      • CONS: Only one root command when configuring tasks, Folder management could be better
    • Arduino IDE

      1.8.5.

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free cloud-based Arduino web editor

      9
      23 votes
      • PROS: This is open-source software and no subscription fees will be necessary., Enhanced and intuitive tools provide users with access to advanced coding applications.
      • CONS: Arduino IDE is meant for those with coding experience., There is no telephone number dedicated to live customer support.
    • Android Studio

      Varies with device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac
      Android

      Complete Free Development Suite for Android

      8
      31 votes
      • PROS: Free download, Complete development suite
      • CONS: Only for experienced users, Sole focus on Android systems
    • PyCharm

      Varies with device

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Professional gear for software developers

      9
      7 votes
      • PROS: A multitude of useful features, Excellent auto-completion support
      • CONS: Can be slow, Uses a lot of memory
    • Eclipse

      Classic Classic 4.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Eclipse SDK 4.2 for MacOSX Cocoa

      6
      101 votes
      • PROS: Most popular IDE ever, One stop shop for almost all programming via plug-ins
      • CONS: Not a recent version, Lacks some features of more up to date sofrware
    • JCreator

      Pro 4.00.028

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Special IDE Tool for Programmers

      6
      168 votes
      • PROS: Multiple windows can be snapped, Very easy to use, Enjoy faster speeds than ever before
      • CONS: The programme is a bit too simplistic, The debugger is very minimal
    • Geany

      0.19.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Lightweight Tool for Coders

      7
      149 votes
      • PROS: Runs quickly and smoothly, Packed with useful tools
      • CONS: Only suitable for Linux users, Can be tricky to get to grips with
    • wxDev-C++

      7.4.2.542

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Upgrade for Dev-C++

      7
      208 votes
      • PROS: Get the most out of Dev-C++, Have a IDE/RAD tool for development, Provide visual input from Dev-C++, Do programming and coding easier
      • CONS: Only an extension and not an independent software, May not be updated, Professional Dev-C++ users might not need this software, Visually confusing for beginners
    • NetBeans IDE

      6.9.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Comprehensive Java development package

      7
      465 votes
      • PhpStorm

        Varies with device

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        A full featured IDE for developers

        10
        1 vote
        • PROS: Removes the annoyances of writing PHP code, Integrated with all related technologies PHP developers use
        • CONS: Very pricey when there are free alternatives, Takes time to configure exactly as you would like
      • Squad

        Early Access

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A Full Version Action game for Windows, by Offworld Industries

        9
        30 votes
        • Textpad

          7.3.0

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Palm OS

          A reliable text editor

          7
          93 votes
          • PROS: Easy to install, Simple and easy to understand, Neat interface, Contains all fonts in MS Word
          • CONS: Does not have all commands of Notepad, Few commands on task bar
        • Unity

          4.3.4

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Mac

          Cutting-edge game development application

          7
          406 votes
          • PROS: Suitable for 3D gaming, Very powerful development tools, Create standalone games and widgets
          • CONS: Complex for beginners
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