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NetBeans Review

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  1. What is NetBeans
  2. Product Quality Score
  3. Main Features
  4. List of Benefits
  5. Technical Specifications
  6. Available Integrations
  7. Customer Support
  8. Pricing Plans
  9. Other Popular Software Reviews

What is NetBeans?

NetBeans is a free, Java-based Integrated Development Environment that enables developers to create desktop, mobile, and web apps. It supports the development of applications in different languages such as PHP, HTML, C++, and Java. The platform runs on a modular architecture with a vast set of tools and features for an entire software development cycle, from the inception of an idea to app deployment. Because of that, it can be utilized on Windows, Linux, OS X and other UNIX based operating systems. It is also the official Java 8 IDE that is packed with powerful converters, editors, and code analyzers. The system integrates with the widely used FindBugs tool that enables users to quickly identify and solve common code problems.

Product Quality Score

Ease of use
Customer support
Value for money

NetBeans features

Main features of NetBeans are:

  • Project management
  • Visual debugger
  • Static analysis tools
  • Code converters
  • NetBeans Profiler
  • Batch code analyzers
  • Cross-platform support
  • Multiple language support
  • Code editor

NetBeans Benefits


The main benefits of NetBeans are it is easy to use, it features a powerful code editor and it provides other helpful features to assist in development. Here are more details:

Easy to use

NetBeans is created for developers who want to build applications in a fast and smart way by providing rich code analyzers, editors, and converters that support the latest Java technologies. It enables developers to take advantage of the advanced Java 8 language constructs to quickly and easily upgrade applications.

The system will also run smoothly on any operating platform without the need to adjust any of the users’ coding scheme. It also provides a vast number of editing tools which can work on different languages such as JavaScript, XML, and HTML.

Powerful code editor

The system’s code editor empowers users to proceed with their coding quickly and smoothly by offering them with robust tools, code generators, code templates and coding tips for easy refactoring. The system’s functionalities can be extended through various plugins and the editor works well with drag and drop tools. This allows for smart development of GUI for PHP, JAVA SE, JAVA EE, Java ME, HTML5, and C/C++.

Rich development features

NetBeans has static analysis tools which enable users to save expenses gained from buggy code. There is also a NetBeans Profiler feature that could provide professional assistance to developers and aid them in optimizing application speed and memory usage. It also aids users in creating reliable and flexible Java SE, JavaFX, and Java EE apps.

Technical Specifications

Devices Supported

  • Web-based
  • iOS
  • Android
  • Desktop

Customer types

  • Small business
  • Medium business
  • Enterprise

Support Types

  • Phone
  • Online

NetBeans Integrations

The following NetBeans integrations are currently offered by the vendor:

No information available.


Customer Support


Pricing Plans

NetBeans pricing is available in the following plans:

Free trial