Compare CLion vs Code::Blocks

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comparison of CLion vs. Code::Blocks
based on data from user reviews. CLion rates 4.4/5 stars with 32 reviews. Code::Blocks rates 4.3/5 stars with 53 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

Pricing

 
FOR BUSINESS & ORGANIZATIONS
$ 199 /1st year
$ 159 /2nd year
 
FOR INDIVIDUAL CUSTOMERS
$ 89 /1st year
$ 71 /2nd year
 
Discounted and complimentary licenses
50% for startups
25% for competitive tools users
 
Free Trial
Free Trial Unavailable
CLion
FOR BUSINESS & ORGANIZATIONS
$ 199 /1st year $ 159 /2nd year
FOR INDIVIDUAL CUSTOMERS
$ 89 /1st year $ 71 /2nd year
Discounted and complimentary licenses
50% for startups 25% for competitive tools users
Free Trial
Code::Blocks
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
9.0
8.6
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.7
8.8
Ease of Setup
Ease of SetupNot enough data availableNot enough data available
Ease of Admin
Ease of AdminNot enough data availableNot enough data available
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.2
7.6
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business WithNot enough data availableNot enough data available
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
9.6
9.1
Meets Requirements
CLion
9.0
Code::Blocks
8.6
Ease of Use
CLion
8.7
Code::Blocks
8.8
Ease of Setup
CLion
Not enough data available
Code::Blocks
Not enough data available
Ease of Admin
CLion
Not enough data available
Code::Blocks
Not enough data available
Quality of Support
CLion
8.2
Code::Blocks
7.6
Ease of Doing Business With
CLion
Not enough data available
Code::Blocks
Not enough data available
Product Direction (% positive)
CLion
9.6
Code::Blocks
9.1

Features

Functionality
Ease of Use
CLion
9.2
Code::Blocks
9.4
File Management
CLion
8.8
Code::Blocks
9.2
Multi-Language Support
CLion
Not enough data available
Code::Blocks
7.5
Customization
CLion
8.8
Code::Blocks
8.3
Straight-Out-the-Box Functionality
CLion
7.9
Code::Blocks
8.1
Help Guides
CLion
7.9
Code::Blocks
8.6
Patching & Updates
CLion
8.8
Code::Blocks
8.6

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
59.4%
32.1%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
15.6%
45.3%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
25.0%
22.6%
CLion
Small-Business
59.4%
Mid-Market
15.6%
Enterprise
25.0%
Code::Blocks
Small-Business
32.1%
Mid-Market
45.3%
Enterprise
22.6%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Computer Software
21.9%
Computer Software
34.0%
 
Higher Education
12.5%
Information Technology and Services
15.1%
 
Research
6.3%
Higher Education
15.1%
 
Program Development
6.3%
Program Development
5.7%
 
Internet
6.3%
Education Management
5.7%
 
Other
46.9%
Other
24.5%
CLion
Computer Software
21.9%
Higher Education
12.5%
Research
6.3%
Program Development
6.3%
Internet
6.3%
Other
46.9%
Code::Blocks
Computer Software
34.0%
Information Technology and Services
15.1%
Higher Education
15.1%
Program Development
5.7%
Education Management
5.7%
Other
24.5%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Yu Chen H.
User in Information Technology and Services

You get the familiarity and extensibility of the JetBrains family of IDE's. If you've used Android Studio before, then you will love CLion. You get line by line debugging, integration with CMake, and all these good things.

Gurpiyar S.
User in Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing

I am very happy while working with tool. It has everything what a beginner needs it his earlier stage of coding practices. You can code in multiple languages in this.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
User

It’s pretty good, I would like the bottom panel to be better at switching between terminal and debug

Micheal G.
User

Although it is a fully-functioning IDE, it does not support large projects very well. It can be awkward to manage large amounts of files across online repositories, making it less suitable for larger projects than, for example, Visual Studio. The user...

 
CLion
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Yu Chen H.
User in Information Technology and Services

You get the familiarity and extensibility of the JetBrains family of IDE's. If you've used Android Studio before, then you will love CLion. You get line by line debugging, integration with CMake, and all these good things.

Most Helpful Critical Review
User

It’s pretty good, I would like the bottom panel to be better at switching between terminal and debug

Code::Blocks
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Gurpiyar S.
User in Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing

I am very happy while working with tool. It has everything what a beginner needs it his earlier stage of coding practices. You can code in multiple languages in this.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Micheal G.
User

Although it is a fully-functioning IDE, it does not support large projects very well. It can be awkward to manage large amounts of files across online repositories, making it less suitable for larger projects than, for example, Visual Studio. The user...

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