C++ Compiler Free Download For Mac

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The GNU compiler is the most popular C++ compiler, with the Visual C++ compiler probably being second. So it’s a good choice. If you install Xcode command line tools and download Eclipse CDT for the Mac, it should just work right away.

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Is there any free C++ compilers to install in Mac OS (apple machine)

please ..tell me the links to download & procedure to INSTALL.Since iam an new use for mac OS

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The native compilers are gcc and llvm which are part of the XCode environment.

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While the compilers are free, the latest IDE is not but can be bought from the app store for something like $5.99 $4.99.

If you don't need the latest version, a 3.x version of XCode, including gcc, should be on your OSX DVD. Just install it from there.

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g++ and a host of others. Just google. Isn't Xcode available on your machine ?

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I am hapily using gcc.4.6.1 prerelease from MacPorts. You'll need to install macports first. Then,

sudo port install gcc46

This will most likely install is in opt/local/bin, and the executable will be /opt/local/bin/gcc-mp-4.6 and `/opt/local/bin/g++-mp-4.6. One advantage is that it doesn't overwrite your system gcc. To use it as default (for C++) , I have set an alias in my login script:

The last option is to have access to gcc 4.6 implementation of c++0x, although beware that it may be incomplete or may change in the future when c++ 2011 comes out.

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Xcode, including compilers, is on your Mac OS X installation DVD. You can install it from the DVD, or else download it for free from Apple's developer website or for a small fee (where I live it is about € 5) from the OS X app store.

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Apple provides a fully integrated IDE - Xcode - for a very low price (nearly free) with its operating system (or as download). Until recently it was free.

clang, gcc and some other compilers are available for Mac OSX. Its foundations in the UNIX world makes it quite easy to find a lot of OSS compilers.

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If you're looking for an IDE, you can't beat Xcode on Mac.

Otherwise, g++, or you could look here.

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