PlatformIO IDE

PlatformIO IDE is the next-generation integrated development environment for IoT.

  • Cross-platform build system without external dependencies to the OS software:

    • 700+ boards
    • 30+ development platforms
    • 15+ frameworks
  • PIO Unified Debugger

  • PIO Remote

  • PIO Unit Testing

  • C/C++ Intelligent Code Completion

  • C/C++ Smart Code Linter for rapid professional development

  • Library Manager for the hundreds popular libraries

  • Multi-projects workflow with multiple panes

  • Themes support with dark and light colors

  • Serial Port Monitor

  • Built-in Terminal with PlatformIO Core (CLI) and CLI tool (pio, platformio)

We provide official packages (plugins, extensions) for the most popular IDEs and text editors.


In our experience, PlatformIO IDE for VSCode offers better system performance, and users have found it easier to get started


Visual Studio Code is a lightweight but powerful source code editor which runs on your desktop and is available for Windows, macOS and Linux. It comes with built-in support for JavaScript, TypeScript and Node.js and has a rich ecosystem of extensions for other languages (such as C++, C#, Python, PHP, Go) and runtimes (such as .NET and Unity)

Install PlatformIO IDE for VSCode / Get started