JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA Review - why 3.4 stars?

JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA Review
ITQlick Score: 74/100
ITQlick Rating: (3.4/5)
Pricing: 5.8/10 - average cost
Category: Development Tools Platforms -> JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA
Ranking:Ranked 14 out of 106 Development Tools Platforms systems
Company: JetBrains
Pricing: starts at $149 per year
Typical customers: SMBs
Platforms: Desktop, Cloud
Links: JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA pricing, JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Feb 28, 2021

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What is JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA?

JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA is a JAVA development platform for businesses of all sizes. It offers such services as code analysis, smart code comJetBrains IntelliJ IDEA is a JAVA development platform for businesses of all sizes. It offers such services as code analysis, smart code completion, advanced refactoring, and others. The software was designed and launched by JetBrains SRO headquartered in Czech Republic.pletion, advanced refactoring, and others. The software was designed and launched by JetBrains SRO headquartered in Czech Republic.

What is JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA rating? ()

The rating of JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA is 3.4 stars out of 5 and the total score is 74 out of 100. The ratings are based on our unbiased experts. Learn more in our rating methodology page

Who are JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA's typical customers?

Customers of the software include businesses of all sizes and a variety of types. It can be used in such major industries and domains as technology and software development, gaming, marketing and advertisement, financial services, automation and manufacturing, communication, and others. Some notable clients of the software include HP Company, Siemens, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology etc.

Is JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA the best Development Tools Platforms?

JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA is ranked 14 out of 106 software in their category (Development Tools Platforms systems).

What are their main features and functionalities?

The platform offers smart code completion which keeps track of the coding context and helps in increasing the coding pace. Handy quick fixes are suggested during the coding process which ensures on the fly analysis. It also offers various useful developer tools such as database tools, UML designer, version control tools, and build tools.

For efficient web development, the software offers support for HTML5, CSS5, CoffeeScript, LESS, JavaScript, and other major languages. For context switching and integration, the software offers task and context management. Other important capabilities include mobile optimization, code folding, code stepping, and support for multiple database systems.

Who are their main alternatives?

Popular alternatives to JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA: ModelSim, Rational Build Forge, GitLab Software, Aptana Studio 3, FileMaker Pro 12, OutSystems Platform, Xinox Software JCreator LE 5, Microsoft SQL Server 2012, BIRT, Chronicle. The full list of competitors can be found here.

What is the cost of JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA?

The cost of license starts at $149 per year. On top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate - what is the REAL total cost of implementation? You need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 5.8 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA

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JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA's list of features:

Data Import/Export
Basic Reports
Online Customer Support

JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA Vs. Alternatives

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JetBrains
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
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74/100
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5.8/10
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$149 per year
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4
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ModelSim
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
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90/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
3.4/10
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$945 per license
Functionality
4
Rational
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90/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
6.4/10
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$799 per user/year
Functionality
4
GitLab
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90/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
3/10
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$4 per user/month
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15
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Aptana
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85/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
5.8/10
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4
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