PyCharm is an python IDE developed by JetBrains.

It is a cross-platform Editor and supports Mac, Windows, and Unix OS.

It comes in two versions

  • Community Edition with basic features released under Open source.
  • Professional Version, with more features released under a proprietary paid license. It is free for Open-source application development and education users

PyCharm Features:

  • Intelligent Code Editor
  • Code Assistance for Methods and classes
  • Inbuilt Debugger
  • Syntax Highlight
  • It supports Python web frameworks such as Django, Flask, etc.
  • Code refactoring
  • Supports Version control tools such as Git, Subversion, perforce



  • The pycharm paid version is pricey
  • Learning curve exists for beginner

Pycharm Alternativie

Pycharm comes in two versions 1. Community(Open source) 2. Paid Version