CodeLite is a powerful open-source, cross platform code editor for the C/C++ programming languages (regulary tested on Windows XP SP2, Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn, Fedora Core 6 and Debian Lenny/Sid). CodeLite is distributed under the terms of the GPL license. CodeLite uses a sophisticated, yet intuitive interface which allows user to easy create and build complex projects.


  • Generic support for compilers
  • Plugin system for debuggers
  • Built-in GDB support, with the following features included:
    – GDB toolbar
    – Watches table
    – Quick Watch
    – Locals tree
    – Thread view
  • Subversion plugin (based on the command line tool), which mimics the TortoiseSVN (but unlike it, it runs on Linux as well)
  • Makefile based build system
  • Project explorer (FileView)
  • File Explorer
  • Automatically imports MSVC workspace/projects and converts them to GNU based makefile
  • Active document outline
  • Sophisticated database based Code Completion mechanism, a default database already supplied for wxWidgets & stl!
    – Function call tip
    – Hover tip
    – Comments tips
    – Members List
  • Quickly open resources in the editor using ‘Find Resource in workspace’
  • Quickly open types in the editor using ‘Find Type in workspace’
  • XML based syntax highlighting, comes with the following:
    – C/C++
    – Java
    – Perl
    – XML
    – Makefile
    – Lua
    – Diff files
  • Text Folding
  • Bookmarks
  • Find In Files
  • Highly Configurable
  • Built-in doxygen comment generator for functions/classes

Download : CodeLite Rev966 (Windows Version) | CodeLite Rev971 (Ubuntu Version)
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