C and C++ are the most popular programming language used to learn by many beginners. These languages are also included in syllabus of many courses which which make it must learn programming language. In this post , i will cover the top C , C++ compilers which are widely used on windows operating system.
What is a Compiler ?
Compiler is a special program that processes statements written in a particular programming language and turns them into machine language or code that a computer’s processor uses.
Top C/C++ Compilers For Windows Operating System.
Dev C++ is one of the most popular C/C++ compiler. It is completely free IDE with many features including Syntax Highlighting. One of the best about this compiler is that this is available as Portable Version also which provide an option to users to use it without installing or without administrator privilege.
Code::Blocks is a free, open-source cross-platform IDE. It is widely used as C/C++ compiler. It support Multiple compiler like GCC (MingW / GNU GCC) , MSVC++ ,clang ,Digital Mars ,Borland C++ 5.5 ,Open Watcom and many more.
Turbo C/C++ is widely used compiler available for free. Turbo C is now discontinued. It was firstly introduced in 1987 and having fast compile speed.
4.Visual Studio Code
Visual Studio Code is a source-code editor developed by Microsoft for Windows, Linux and macOS.C/C++ support for Visual Studio Code is provided by a Microsoft C/C++ extension to enable cross-platform C and C++ development on Windows, Linux, and macOS
5.C Free 5
C-Free is a freemium professional C/C++ integrated development environment that support multi-compilers. Use of this software, user can edit, build, run and debug programs freely. You can purchase professional license of c free to use its premium features.