Why Wing Pro?

These are reponses from customers asked why they chose Wing Pro over other Python IDEs. They are listed most recent first, last updated November 2, 2020:

  • "The integration of Python w/ Excel Data analytics"
  • "The recommended IDE for Python."
  • "Debugging."
  • "I need Wing Pro to utilize its superb refactoring tools."
  • "I used it during a training course, as well as evaluating it for personal use, and found I really enjoyed it."
  • "Easier to use than Atom, VSCode, and Sublime Text. I still love Vim."
  • "Like it."
  • "Works well for me."
  • "Used it before but switched to VS code which is great for smaller hobby projects, but now I have a project that seems to get larger and feel I need Wing again :)"
  • "I really don't like using VS Code for its owner is a megacorp. That's all. I prefer vastly to spend money on a small business that I know wont resell my data."
  • "It appears to have more powerful editing / refactoring tools than the competition."
  • "It was recommended by certain books on programming, as well as reviews online comparing different IDEs."
  • "Speed and less system resources used compared to say Pycharm"
  • "Better licensing than JetBrains. Excellent features."
  • "Works on Linux, it is fast, and nice help support."
  • "Due to a mention in Python von Kopf bis Fuß (Head First Python)"
  • "Long time user. Cannot retrieve my laptop with v5 on it, due to covid19 travel restrictions!"
  • "Taking Python seriously."
  • "Source Assistant, refactoring tools, and some other things are just incredible!"
  • "I love it."
  • "I've been using the free version and love it."
  • "Written in Python, not Java."
  • "I used it in graduate school and I like it."
  • "PyCharm sucks running remotely on RPi."
  • "Very nice IDE for Python."
  • "Nice UI."
  • "I use Neovim for writing code but Wing for debugging Python."
  • "Because if has best combination of debug, introspection, editing and environment support."
  • "Great debugger!"
  • "Focus on Python, professional to debug."
  • "It works very well - I like that it is designed specifically for Python"
  • "Coz it rocks."
  • "Written specifically for Python."
  • "Wing Pro is clearly the most powerful Python IDE and the development team is very responsive."
  • "Im learning Python v3 and wanted a Python-centric IDE to use to learn the language."
  • "Best python IDE and good price without trying to make the customer pay more for no reason."
  • "It's the best!"
  • "Good reviews, like the UI, used Wing 101."
  • "Recommendations of others."
  • "Easy to use."
  • "VI Compatability."
  • "Excellent project support, powerful integrations."
  • "I like the way it works with Linux."
  • "Reputation."
  • "Its still the best."
  • "Reviews, and it just works!!"
  • "I havent the foggiest idea."
  • "Django support."
  • "Remote working on my Pi."
  • "I beg you'll pardon my French, but its pretty badass."
  • "Used in the past."
  • "I find Wing Pro the best Python IDE in terms of functionality and customization."
  • "Best Python IDE I know."
  • "Because of great debugger."
  • "ncompassing + debugger."
  • "It's most of the time the right tool to choose. Slim, fast and flexible."
  • "Been using it for several years."
  • "It just works."
  • "Remote debugging on Linux."
  • "I have used Wing IDE Personal for several years. It is excellent."
  • "Seems to be the most complete Python IDE for large projects."
  • "Recommended in book Python Programming Fundamentals."
  • "The best Python IDE that I have ever used."
  • "Good experience with prior editions."
  • "Debugging capabilities."
  • "Rich functionality of the program."
  • "For the editor and debug features."
  • "I have tried other IDEs for Python, and this is the best one that I have ever used. I recommend it to anyone who is a Python user."
  • "I like it."
  • "The best IDE for Python!"
  • "Simplicity of using."
  • "Long term customer."
  • "Excellent ide."
  • "I like the debugger."
  • "Easy to use."
  • "It just works!"
  • "Because its the damn best IDE for Python... :-)"
  • "Too old to learn anything else :-)"
  • "Friend recomended it."
  • "Good IDE for Python."
  • "Most up to date."
  • "I like this software, its the best on the market actually!"
  • "It is a great fit for my software company startup."
  • "I think it is one of the better IDEs for Python development."
  • "Simple, fast and tools-rich, designed special for Python only."
  • "I usually use Pycharm but it cannot debug sub processes."
  • "Recommendation from Black Hat Python."
  • "Best use policy. Well recommended."
  • "Active Python developer."
  • "Long time user."
  • "Learning Python."
  • "I like it!"
  • "Default choice in the organization."
  • "It was recommended in Black Hat Python."
  • "Beautiful interface and good functions."
  • "Excellent support."
  • "I am a professional Python developer and I want to be productive."
  • "Personal fast support. Python native IDE."
  • "I like PyCharm but prefer to remote host with the source on the remote, which is not easy with PyCharm."
  • "It's been a great dev tool for years."
  • "Internet customer reviews."
  • "Best of the lot."
  • "More productive product than BBEdit."
  • "As user of Wing Personal, I looked at a remote debugger."
  • "Written in Python, not Java garbage. Debugger is wonderful and works remotely."
  • "Great integration, great debug, fantastic support."
  • "It's the best."
  • "Internet reviews."
  • "Because I like it :)"
  • "Good IDE."
  • "Its the best Python IDE I have used. I like it way more than PyCharm."
  • "Best around."
  • "Support."
  • "Its easy to understand, has multiple useful features, debugging made easy."
  • "I am taking an online Python/OSINT course. The instructor recommended Wing."
  • "Good support."
  • "The debugger is very good."
  • "Because its fabulous!"
  • "Fast and excellent debugger."
  • "For use with NukeX."
  • "Better inspection of Python objects while debugging than VSCode. Good support for custom python executables. Ability to specify a project by folder and not per file."
  • "Learning Python."
  • "Good documentation. Usability. No-nonsense installation (zip file)."
  • "Best in test!"
  • "Want to learn and work with Python."
  • "I've used it on and off for several years - the debugger is awesome."
  • "Very good interface."
  • "I want to learn Python without dying trying."
  • "Its really good."
  • "After using it, it seems perfect. Thank you!"
  • "Ability to handle huge projects."
  • "Wing is the best Python IDE that I am aware of."
  • "Long-time user."
  • "Still a great product. Ive been mentoring a crew of dev/ops for Southern Company. First I could recall where it ran on all platforms. They have been impressed."
  • "Perpetual license."
  • "Best python IDE ever."
  • "Simpler than Pycharm with all the necessary bells and whistles and supports virtual environments."
  • "Best debugger."
  • "Because it is domestically produced. I like it."
  • "I have to navigate a very complex code base that makes me insecure about my skills."
  • "I like it."
  • "Maya and Pymel integration."
  • "Recommended by an experienced user."
  • "Debugging Python."
  • "Fast and reliable."
  • "Used the basic version and liked it."
  • "It makes Python coding easier than easy."
  • "Excellent Python IDE."
  • "Awesome IDE to start learning Python."
  • "Remote development."
  • "First time Python user trying out this IDE."
  • "Great product."
  • "I have tried many other Python IDEs and Wing is the best one hands down!"
  • "Nice software and have German language."
  • "I liked the trial version and I'm learning python."
  • "Great tool."
  • "I have used it previously when I was working. Now I want to use it for hobby purposes."
  • "I use this at work and wanted commonality for home projects."
  • "Auto-completion and debugging work very well."
  • "It's the best."
  • "The debugging is outstanding!"
  • "The main advantage is Debug Console. I think this is not in the Personal. Right?"
  • "It's a very nice tool"
  • "Works!"
  • "The debug probe. Being able to jump to source files in the stdlib (and .pi files) is pretty sweet too."
  • "Been using it for 10 years :)"
  • "Debugger is very nice :)"
  • "Been using Wing for a long time, love the debugging experience."
  • "Your software is wonderful! Mainly used for Flask Website development and Raspberry ones ;-)"
  • "Great for debugging."
  • "Great for editing, debugging."
  • "PyCharm too slow."
  • "Lover of Wing 5, I needed to use Python 3."
  • "Because Pycharm is slow and annoying? Actually, because your debugger probe is awesome."
  • "I am looking for a powerful Python-centric IDE that isnt just a skinned generic IDE."
  • "Still much better than (Not)IntelliJ Idea."
  • "Fastest Python IDE I ever used, low resource usage and excellent debugger."
  • "Fast and easy to use."
  • "I want try to use IDE (before, I use vim)"
  • "I want a purely Python focused IDE with all the associated bells and whistles."
  • "I am writing a large Python program and Wing does a great job with it."
  • "Simply it is the best :-)"
  • "Makes my life easier for editing and debugging...and less expensive than Pycharm!"
  • "He is the best."
  • "It works....."
  • "Have been using for many years. Very intuitive. Less CPU/memory hungry compared to PyCharm."
  • "Awesome sauce."
  • "Still at it."
  • "Written in Python(yay!) + QT, the debugger, emacs key support."
  • "VSCode Python rename symbol and peek references functions have become unreliable."
  • "Debugger."
  • "Studio uses it."
  • "Used Wing for years."
  • "Because it is better than any other Python IDE that I have tried (and I have tried many!)"
  • "It's got an amazing debugger."
  • "Licensing model, available in Steam, price, features - in that order."
  • "The debugger."
  • "I chose Wing because of its support of web2py."
  • "Internet reviews."
  • "like it better than the alternatives."
  • "Light weight."
  • "I find it very usable."
  • "Like it lots."
  • "Fast, useful features, highly flexible / customizable."
  • "Reviews found via Internet search."
  • "I find it very usable."
  • "It is a great IDE with a lot of helper features, like autocomplete."
  • "Debugger."
  • "Best x platform IDE for Python."
  • "Faster than PyCharm by order of magnitude."
  • "Love the features."
  • "Wing is like an interactive tutorial and documentation all in one."
  • "It's the best."
  • "Maturity of support for Python."
  • "I like it."
  • "Great success with eval copy in using DLL with Python."
  • "Flexible editor and solid debugging."
  • "Recommendation from another developer"
  • "Best debugger in the business."
  • "It works well & you respond to feedback well."
  • "It was the best product at the time and I think it still is."
  • "It has the best Python debugger. Seriously, you should package that up and sell it as a stand-alone project."
  • "It just works."
  • "Long time user."
  • "It is the most full featured and I love the links to the documentation and auto-completion."
  • "I have used wing for many years."
  • "it is good :)"
  • "I have used it for years."
  • "Best IDE on the market at the time."
  • "Excellent debuger, vi mode and project management (anything but Python is very bad)"
  • "I want to master how to use it and properly debug applications."
  • "'cause its the best and works on Mac, Linux and Windows, and I use it on all 3!"
  • "I've used Wing in the past and wanted to compare it with vscode."
  • "To use for my automating OSINT course with Justin Seitz. I use Python a lot for work and I like Wing Pro's features."
  • "Because it's awesome."
  • "I use Wing Pro for the features and ease of use."
  • "Tool appeals to me."
  • "Seriously? There are no competitors."
  • "Always solid year after year."
  • "Because I use Wing Pro on win10 and ubuntu18.04."
  • "I have used it for more than 10 years."
  • "Because I love it."
  • "It's best and fastest. You do not have to wait for program start. It's very Python friendly because it is Python based itself."
  • "Best debugging capability for Python."
  • "Light weight & fast."
  • "Co-workers recommendations."
  • "Because its awesome. :D"
  • "Easy to use and greatly reduced my app development time."
  • "It's OK and has remote debug."
  • "Uh, because its tailored for Python and is the best IDE for web2py development."
  • "Still the best Python IDE. Used it since 2000 (on Windows at that time)."
  • "I love its ability to debug pretty much anything with ease. And its just awsome."
  • "Qt multithreaded debugging."
  • "Ive been using Wing Pro for years, it remains my Python IDE of choice."
  • "It's easy to use and powerful."
  • "Because the help guys are so good."
  • "I use this because its great for debugging and getting info on code (source assistant) amongst many other features."
  • "The best IDE."
  • "Because it is great!"
  • "Have had it for years."
  • "Really happy so far, just upgrading."
  • "I've been a satisfied customer for years."
  • "Best Python editor environment."
  • "A great Python IDE."
  • "I think it is the best IDE for Python!"
  • "It works and you support it."
  • "Best Python IDE I have found!"
  • "Best suited for my needs."
  • "Recommended by other Python Developers."
  • "I have used Wing for several years. It is a VERY NICE product."
  • "I love the remote debugging, one of the best commercial software products I know of."
  • "There is nothing like it! I love it love it love it."
  • "Been using for years, comfortable in GUI."
  • "Its the best IDE I have seen so far and highly recommended in Violent Python book."
  • "More powerful than MS VS Code, simpler and cleaner than PyCharm."
  • "Less system intensive than PyCharm, early testing suggests application is more intuitive too."
  • "I use Wing Pro because it is excellent!"
  • "The best IDE for Python that I know."
  • "Great IDE."
  • "Based on internet search / review one of the best IDE for Python."
  • "Have been dabbling with the free version and wanted to give you some $upport - I'm just a hobbyist."
  • "Been using Wing for years. Its great! Nothing better for python development in my opinion."
  • "Using it and liking it :)"
  • "Overall best Python IDE. Super-feature=Support for remote debug on AWS instances."
  • "Great handy IDE."
  • "I try it for Django dévelopment and that's fine."
  • "I am already using WingPro for several years and I am pleased with the features and the continous improvements."
  • "Many years using it, very good for Python, and very good debugger."
  • "Very well developed tool plus refactoring."
  • "Powerful debugging, remote debugging."
  • "US based (unlike PyCharm)."
  • "Great IDE with amazing step through debugging."
  • "Debugger!"
  • "Best python IDE. I'm been using it for a number of years. :)"
  • "For me, its the best IDE out there..."
  • "The word lightweight. I have PyCharm, but I also like to carry around tools that can run on my Netbook, if necessary."
  • "It is reliable and a powerful Python editor."
  • "Easy to install, fast and saves time!"
  • "The best available python IDE."
  • "Best IDE for python, just works and feels intuitive."
  • "I enjoy the debugger so much."
  • "Its the best all round Python IDE. And it works with Raspberry Pi!"
  • "It is for serious programmers."
  • "Best available Tool for Python Development and debugging on the market!"
  • "Best Python IDE that I found for Linux."
  • "Well organised IDE at a reasonable cost."
  • "Have used it for many, many years. Still the best."
  • "Wing Pro is an awesomely elegant no nonsense python IDE that gets the job done!"
  • "I like it."
  • "Powerful, easy to use, fast to use once you get to know the keyboard shortcuts."
  • "Best Python Editor with small memory footprint and feature combination."
  • "The best!!"
  • "Its my favorite Python IDE."
  • "I have been using it for several years and love it."
  • "Excellent experience with your debugger and immediate helpful response from your support."
  • "Did bakeoff against PyCharm for a 1 week intense development project, Wing is better."
  • "Looks really great."
  • "It's great as a hobbyist trying to learn a few new things in retirement. Tried others and this one is definitely the best."
  • "It's been a top of the line product, and Raspberry Pi development is a big plus for me."
  • "Best IDE available for python according to people whose opinion I weigh highly."
  • "It seems easy to understand, clean user interface."
  • "Best in class IDE for Python."
  • "Easy to use, very powerful."
  • "Excellent support, high quality product."
  • "Its a great program and I will be using it to teach young children Python programming with a real IDE."
  • "Best Python IDE available."
  • "Fast, great features. I can write and debug quicker."
  • "Evaluated different tools, apparently back in 2014. Like the debugger."
  • "It's not as heavy as pycharm, and its cheaper."
  • "Used it before, need to do some Python programming now and then and need a serious debugger (among other things)."
  • "Is there a better IDE? :)"
  • "Absolutely the best IDE for Python development."
  • "Very good interface."
  • "Appears to provide a comprehensive development environment."
  • "Wicked fast and nice debugger, remote capability."
  • "My professor gave us a copy in class and I like it so I got a permanent version to keep after this course is done."
  • "Works well with web2py, now using it for accessing bitcoin core APIs via Python."
  • "Ease of use."
  • "Best integration on all major platforms."
  • "Speed."
  • "Experience and expansion of target features."
  • "Django."
  • "Best of all Python IDEs."
  • "Convenient config w/ Anaconda, remote operation, eye-friendly UI."
  • "PyCharm is written in java which is reason enough to avoid using it."
  • "Used PyCharm as a student, immediately found Wing more intuitive within the first five minutes."
  • "Meets all our Python development requirements."
  • "The debugger."
  • "My prefered IDE for python."
  • "Long time user. Still the best."
  • "Like the powerful debugger."
  • "Our software development company has standardized on this good product."
  • "Best Python IDE I've used to date."
  • "Been using it for 10 years."
  • "It is a good IDE."
  • "You are the best."
  • "The incredible debugger, remote options, and awesome user support!"
  • "I have been a customer for about 3 years now...excellent product and support."
  • "I love it :)"
  • "Learning to use Python, the extra features are nice."
  • "You can use it remotely."
  • "Cross platform and easy to use."
  • "VIM integration."
  • "Remote programming for Raspberry Pi."
  • "Simple. Clean. Powerful. Plus, Pycharm is a bloated, overpriced mess."
  • "Light, fast interface, great debugging, constant updates, great website, ..."
  • "Go to definition code inspection and the debugger integration are very reliable and a pleasure to use."
  • "We like it with Web2py."
  • "Good interface."
  • "Unsatisfied with pycharm, pycharm is over engineered, slow and too opiniated how I should write code."
  • "Works very well for me, and I got used to it =)"
  • "Excellent support."
  • "Fast, effective."
  • "Multiple platform support."
  • "Remote debugging is much simpler than it is in Komodo."
  • "I have tried using free tools such as VBS and other notepad++ and I find it much easier to use than anything else."
  • "Debugger, built-in shell/terminal."
  • "Recommendation of my colleague, who sings its praises effusively."
  • "Great Programming IDE."
  • "They make renewals easy and affordable for individuals."
  • "It works, no hassle."
  • "Because is the best!"
  • "I like it because its focused on Python."
  • "Good support, long trial period which allows to be convinced that it is adapted to my needs."
  • "Easiest IDE I've ever used."
  • "Simplicity of using."
  • "Ease of use."
  • "Beautiful classic Windows looking interface and lightweight."
  • "I need to debug legacy Python 2.7 code running under cygwin."
  • "Great Emacs key bindings, good debugger."
  • "Great debugging support."
  • "Been using it since 2007. Still the best Python IDE!"
  • "The best IDE I found."
  • "Best around."
  • "Extensive capabilities."
  • "Best IDE for Python Development."
  • "I have tried several including your Personal version and liked the power of the debugger plus the links to documentation that help. I am a NOOB to Python but longtime programmer and this really helps me."
  • "Friends who are Python users invariably suggest Wing Pro as the best choice."
  • "Easy Code Navigation."
  • "Need a IDE with strong debugging - learning Python now - objective is to use micropython on ARM uControllers."
  • "Its easy to use and supports my favorite libraries: GTK3 (PyGObject) and pygame. Also, I like that it works in both Linux and Windows."
  • "Fast IDE."
  • "Quality."
  • "Less intrusive license, excellent reviews."
  • "Very capable, up-to-date Python IDE."
  • "Small, fast, reliable :)"
  • "I am currently a Wing license holder and Wing it is my favorite IDE."
  • "I have been using it for many years and love it."
  • "Very light weight, what is most important in my view is support, which the Wing team has provided every time I asked something."
  • "You know, it makes sense!"
  • "I used it at my first job and I really appreciated all the features it has."
  • "It's good, have used since version 5.x."
  • "Because of remote debugging feature on Raspberry Pi and it is stable."
  • "It is the IDE I first learned Python and programming with. All other Python IDEs I've tried have never been as fast and helpful in my development."
  • "I use it for long time, its a wonderful IDE."
  • "Easy and quickly and supports my system, I like it and I will use it more :)"
  • "Its great. Been using for a while now."
  • "Good experience with prior editions."
  • "I wanted an American technology company solution. I also wanted a solution where I could get help if I needed it."
  • "I like your understanding of Python."
  • "Code completion, debugging capabilities, in Wing 7 Pandas table view."
  • "Easy to set up."
  • "It's run-to-line and code-completion functionality and documentation display capabilities are by far the best."
  • "Best PY IDE, period."
  • "Lighter than Pycharm and powerful than VScode."
  • "I just like you :)"
  • "Simple and useful."
  • "Seems to just work."
  • "It is very helpful for debugging and syntax."
  • "Debugger features."
  • "Because its the best Python IDE."
  • "I like it."
  • "I was using pycharm but need multi-process support."
  • "Excellent multi-platform IDE for Python"
  • "Debugger hands down is the best I've ever used. For ethical hacking and pen testing, I wouldn't use any other environment."
  • "Because it doesn't break as often as Pycharm does; is easier, more intuitive; and because I love you guys support."
  • "Best IDE working on Linux."
  • "Its a nice IDE!"
  • "I am a senior, retired programmer. Wing Pro makes it easier write code as my memory fades."
  • "Good IDE."
  • "IT IS VERY COMPREHENSIVE."
  • "Because it is the best IDE for Python."
  • "Always used it; most comfortable with it; seems good!"
  • "Remote development."
  • "Good IDE."
  • "A superb product!"
  • "An excellent Product I really like."
  • "I need a stable IDE."
  • "Very happy since a long time ago."
  • "Has good debugging and is less laggy than PyCharm."
  • "Simple and uncomplicated."
  • "Love it!"
  • "Because I think its the best."
  • "Because it is the best IDE for Python."
  • "Highly recomended product with lots of great reviews."
  • "Raspberry PI remote development, IDE organization and flexibility."
  • "The best debugger for Python!"

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