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side-by-side comparison of CLion vs. Eclipse
based on preference data from user reviews. CLion rates 4.4/5 stars with 42 reviews. By contrast, Eclipse rates 4.2/5 stars with 2,195 reviews. Each product's score is calculated with real-time data from verified user reviews, to help you make the best choice between these two options, and decide which one is best for your business needs.
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CLion
CLion
(42)
4.4 out of 5
CLion
Eclipse
Eclipse
(2,195)
4.2 out of 5
Eclipse
Star Rating
Market Segments
CLion
CLion
Small-Business (53.7% of reviews)
Eclipse
Eclipse
Enterprise (46.2% of reviews)
Entry Level Price
CLion
CLion
$ 199 /1st year $ 159 /2nd year
Eclipse
Eclipse
No pricing information available

CLion vs Eclipse

  • Reviewers felt that CLion meets the needs of their business better than Eclipse.
  • When comparing quality of ongoing product support, reviewers felt that CLion is the preferred option.
  • For feature updates and roadmaps, our reviewers preferred the direction of CLion over Eclipse.
Categories
Shared Categories
CLion
CLion
Eclipse
Eclipse
CLion and Eclipse are categorized as C/C++ Integrated Development Environments (IDE)
Pricing
CLion
CLion 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
Eclipse
Eclipse Pricing
Free Trial Unavailable
Ratings
Meets Requirements
CLion
CLion
9.0
Responses: 40
Eclipse
Eclipse
8.7
Responses: 1894
Ease of Use
CLion
CLion
8.4
Responses: 40
Eclipse
Eclipse
8.1
Responses: 1896
Ease of Setup
CLion
CLion
Not enough data available
Eclipse
Eclipse
8.0
Responses: 330
Ease of Admin
CLion
CLion
Not enough data available
Eclipse
Eclipse
8.0
Responses: 314
Quality of Support
CLion
CLion
7.9
Responses: 26
Eclipse
Eclipse
7.7
Responses: 1591
Ease of Doing Business With
CLion
CLion
Not enough data available
Eclipse
Eclipse
8.3
Responses: 297
Product Direction (% positive)
CLion
CLion
9.7
Responses: 38
Eclipse
Eclipse
7.6
Responses: 1864
Features
Functionality
Ease of Use
CLion
CLion
9.0
Responses: 17
Eclipse
Eclipse
8.8
Responses: 135
File Management
CLion
CLion
8.5
Responses: 17
Eclipse
Eclipse
8.7
Responses: 135
Multi-Language Support
CLion
CLion
7.7
Responses: 11
Eclipse
Eclipse
8.7
Responses: 125
Customization
CLion
CLion
8.4
Responses: 15
Eclipse
Eclipse
8.6
Responses: 131
Straight-Out-the-Box Functionality
CLion
CLion
8.2
Responses: 16
Eclipse
Eclipse
8.3
Responses: 131
Help Guides
CLion
CLion
7.8
Responses: 17
Eclipse
Eclipse
8.5
Responses: 132
Patching & Updates
CLion
CLion
8.3
Responses: 15
Eclipse
Eclipse
8.6
Responses: 129
Reviewers' Company Size
Reviewers of CLion were most often representing companies in the Small-Business segment, while reviewers for Eclipse were more commonly in the Enterprise segment.
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
CLion
CLion
53.7%
Eclipse
Eclipse
27.4%
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
CLion
CLion
22.0%
Eclipse
Eclipse
26.4%
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
CLion
CLion
24.4%
Eclipse
Eclipse
46.2%
Reviewers' Industry
CLion
CLion Industry
Computer Software
19.5%
Higher Education
12.2%
Information Technology and Services
9.8%
Research
7.3%
Internet
7.3%
Other
43.9%
Eclipse
Eclipse Industry
Computer Software
30.0%
Information Technology and Services
23.5%
Internet
5.0%
Higher Education
4.6%
Financial Services
3.1%
Other
33.8%
Reviews
Most Helpful Favorable Review
CLion
Iftikhar N.
User in Telecommunications

Tons of built in tools, semantic coloring, auto-complete, VCS integrations and so on

Eclipse
Peter B.
User in Health, Wellness and Fitness

Runs on all platforms. Provides easy access to remote targets. Provides easy access to debug tools. Lots of documentation. Integrated git support is excellent. Once you get used to the tool, and you become an expert, the world opens up. There are so many...

Most Helpful Critical Review
CLion
G
User in Information Services

Setting up the IDE was incredibly hard for the first time (however, that could have been fixed during last updates); Auto-correction for code works not that good comparing to Java

Eclipse
GC
Administrator in Computer Software

It hangs when you work with exporting large metadata from salesforce

Discussions
CLion
CLion Discussions
Monty the Mongoose crying
CLion has no discussions with answers
Eclipse
Eclipse Discussions
Can I use eclipse for other language apart from jaba
4 comments
PW
Yes! There are a bunch of libraries it supports out of the box, or if not there are also plugins.Read more
What is the best environment to develop java?
2 comments
Robert L.
RL
Hi, it depends if you want a free version or not. I would suggest IntelliJ Ultimate because the community edition is very limited but the ultimate is not...Read more
Is it possible to integrate code from two different programming languages
1 comment
Mo T.
MT
Yes it is possibleRead more
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