Programming Tools (IDEs)

Propeller Programming Tools Comparison Chart

Tool/LinkProcessorsLanguage(s)OSSupportNotes
Propeller Tool P1(P8X32A) P2(P2X8C4M64P Spin1/PASM1 Spin2/PASM2Windows Parallax Factory-supported programming environment (see Setup Instructions)
Visual Studio Code P2(P2X8C4M64P)Spin2/PASM2, C, BASICWindows, Mac, Linux Forum Community Requires FlexProp; See this Quick Byte for configuration directions.
Pnut P2 (P2X8C4M64P)Spin2/PASM2Windows Parallax For testing Propeller Tool feature updates
FlexProp P1(P8X32A) P2(P2X8C4M64P)Spin1/PASM1 Spin2/PASM2 BASIC CWindows, Mac, Linux Community (Eric Smith) Popular third-party tool; see Setup Instructions
Code with Mu P2(P2X8C4M64P)PythonWindows, Mac, Linux Forum Community Setup Instructions
SimpleIDE P1(P8X32A) CWindows, Mac Parallax See Setup Instructions; complementary tool for BlocklyProp
BlocklyProp P1(P8X32A)BlocklyProp (generates C for SimpleIDE)Windows, Mac, Chromebook; all require Chrome browser Parallax Popular educational tool for P1 and ActivityBot 360° (See tutorials)
PropellerIDE P1(P8X32A)Spin1/PASM1Windows, Mac, Linux, Ubuntu Community (Brett Wier) Last update July 2016; no longer maintained

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