CLion is one of many JetBrains products. It is a cross-platform C and C++ IDE for operating systems like Linux, macOS, and Windows integrated with the CMake build system.

It is a fact that the earlier version of this IDE supports GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) and Clang compilers and GDB debugger, LLDB and Google Test.

It is not only C and C++ you can use with CLion, other programming languages like Kotlin, Python, Rust, Swift, etc. also work well with the IDE either directly or through a plugin.

Just like any other IDEs and other families of JetBrains products, CLion offers developers with wide options to customize their editing experience.

Follow us as we give you some really nice and cool Clion themes you can consider using for CLion while you code.

1. Material Theme UI

JetBrains IDEs like CLion, IntelliJ IDEA, WebStorm, Android Studio and much more use Material Theme UI as a plugin. It gives them the appearance and feel of material design.

The designer of this theme got inspiration from Material Theme for Sublime Text.

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2. Gradianto

This dark theme looks cool and attractive. It appears very colorful and bright. It is a theme you should consider using as it is meant for everyone.

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3. IntelliJ Light

A light theme for CLion. It’s a unified theme that supports operating systems like Windows, macOS and Linux.

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4. One Dark Theme

From its name you can actually deduce that it’s a dark theme. The creator of this theme got inspiration from Atom-One-Dark-Theme.

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5. Dark Purple Theme

This is a dark theme with purple tones. You can consider it for your next project because of how cool and nice it appears.

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6. Darcula Theme

A dark theme for CLion and other JetBrains IDEs.

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7. Nord

This arctic, north-bluish theme can be used on CLion. It stands out among others because of its cleaniness and brightness.

The creator of this theme used Nord colour palette as a case study to make one for JetBrains products.

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8. Visual Studio Code Dark Plus Theme

This is a dark colour theme for CLion and other fellow JetBrains IDEs. The theme is based on default Visual Studio Code “Dark Plus” theme.

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9. Monokai-CLion

A dark Monokai theme for CLion, inspired by Dracula colour scheme.

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10. Cyan Light Theme

This light theme in cyan tones can be used on CLion.

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11. Gruvbox Theme

This is bright theme with pastel “retro groove” colours and light/dark mode is very easy on the eyes. This Gruvbox theme is based on badwolf, jellybeans and solarized.

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12. Gray Theme

We know this as a low-contrast light theme. As it is shown in the image below, this theme make sure there’s a lot of gaps between text lines for easy readability of codes.

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13. Hiberbee Theme

The bright colours and dark mode of this theme make it cool and nice. The creator based the design on Monokai Pro & MacOS Mojave.

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14. Spacegray Theme

A dark theme that can be used on CLion. The creator of this theme got inspiration from the Spacegray theme designed by  Gadzhi Kharkharov for SublimeText.

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15. Vuesion Theme

A dark mode theme for CLion and other JetBrains IDEs. The creator got inspiration from vue project to design this nice theme.

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This article has listed and explained to us some really nice themes that support CLion. Each of their respective descriptions is given to differentiate their uniqueness and provide us clue on the one we will prefer on our next project(s).

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