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IDEs/Source Editors (62 programs)

  1. Notepad++

    8.4.5
    • 4.3
    • (6221 votes)

    Free open-source text & code editor

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Lightweight interface, Tons of features, Plugins, Open source
    CONS: Only for Windows, Steep learning curve
  2. Thonny

    3.3.13
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    Development environment for Python coding

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Free and open-source, Intuitive and beginner-focused, Highly visual learning experience
    CONS: Limited to Python
  3. BlueJ

    5.0.3
    • 3.8
    • (2027 votes)

    Free integrated development environment for Java

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Comes with a user-friendly interface, Features built-in graphics and text editor, Offers debugging tools and customizations, Features useful and helpful documentation, Good introduction to Java programing for students or beginners
    CONS: Suffers from stability issues, Lacks code completion, Syntax highlighting's function is minimal
  4. Turbo C++

    3.7.8.9
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    Upgraded and optimized version of Borland Turbo C++

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Runs on modern Windows OS, Works on 32-bit and 64-bit OS, Includes all the features and toolsets of Borland Turbo C++, Comes with enhanced stability
    CONS: Requires code adjustment to launch properly
  5. Fresh HTML

    3.69
    • 3.5
    • (208 votes)

    An HTML editor for beginners

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Easy to use and navigate, Many different code insertion options, Color-coded HTML code page
    CONS: Difficult to edit your code if it comes out wrong, No dual view of the HTML editor and page preview
  6. Eclipse

    1.22.0 Build 5169
    • 3.5
    • (1118 votes)

    A free and versatile Java IDE

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Convenient programming features, Vast support on other programming languages, Numerous compatible plugins, Free
    CONS: The plugins can be tricky to handle
  7. XML Notepad

    2.8.0.63
    • 3.8
    • (219 votes)

    Free basic programming platform

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Access XML documents, Comes with programming language tools, Develop programs easier
    CONS: Suited for advanced coders, Limited support for programming languages
  8. Notepad++ Portable

    8.4.5
    • 4.1
    • (244 votes)

    Text editing on the move

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Support for many coding languages, Lots of extra tools to write and code
    CONS: You have to download necessary files for spellcheck
  9. C-Free

    5.0
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    A fast and lightweight IDE for C/C++

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Fast and lightweight, Support for multiple compilers, Serves as a text editor and programming environment
    CONS: Unintuitive user interface
  10. HTMLPad

    17.2
    • 2.1
    • (27 votes)

    Sophisticated all-in-one HTML, CSS, JavaScript and XHTML editor

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
  11. CLion

    2020.3.2
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    An IDE for C++ programming

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Developed specifically for C and C++ programming and development, Cross-platform compatibility, Extensive list of tools and features
    CONS: Solely for C and C++ programming languages
  12. XML Marker

    1.1
    • 3.8
    • (29 votes)

    A free Development program for Windows

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
  13. Easy XML Converter

    1.1
    • 2.6
    • (42 votes)

    Flexible XML converter

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Converts most XML based files, Merges files, Batch conversion function, Filters converted data, Detailed view feature
    CONS: Limited functions for configuration data
  14. Intel® XDK

    1816
    • 3.4
    • (104 votes)

    Create Smartphone and Tablet Apps Using JavaScript and HTML5

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: One-step solution, Support for multiple operating systems, In-cloud build system
    CONS: Finding documentation can be difficult, Performance isn’t the best
  15. Notepad++ Plugin Manager

    1.4.12
    • 4
    • (35 votes)

    Plugin manager for Notepad++

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Makes managing Notepad++ plugins easy, Downloads useful associated plugins, Updates plugins automatically
    CONS: W7 and Vista must use as admin
  16. BlueGriffon

    3.0.1
    • 3.3
    • (95 votes)

    Innovative WYSIWYG web designer

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Easy to use WYSIWYG interface, Compatible with HTML5 and CSS3, Based on same engine as Firefox, 64 bits
    CONS: Unstable, Lacks a few options in menus
  17. CoffeeCup HTML Editor

    17.0-865
    • 3.4
    • (61 votes)

    Two in one HTML editor

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
  18. RStudio Desktop

    2022.02.0+443
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    Take control of your R code with this free app

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Optimized tools for R language, Easy to navigate interface, Integrates your tools into a single environment, Runs your code without accessory steps
    CONS: Cannot run concurrent sessions, Sometimes freezes
  19. Codepad++

    1.0
    • 4
    • (1 vote)

    The Best IDEs and Source Editors For Windows

    License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
  20. Microsoft NET Runtime

    5.0.8
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    Microsoft's software development framework

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Free and open-source, All-in-one package for Windows software development, Supports multiple programming languages
    CONS: Meant for Windows app development only

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