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  • Dev-C++

    beta 9.2 (4.9.9.2) 5.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Community Created Design Studio

    7
    3191 votes
    • Eclipse

      SDK 4.2.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Complete environment for Java

      7
      814 votes
      • PROS: Open Source tool, Multiplatform
      • CONS: Not very attractive visually
    • Visual C++

      Express 2010

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Essential toolkit for Visual C++

      6
      1142 votes
      • PROS: Essential tool for Visual C++, Much easier on the eye than previous versions
      • CONS: Lacks advanced features
    • Code::Blocks

      17.12

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Fully configurable development envrionment for C++

      7
      636 votes
      • PROS: Automatic detection of compilers, Build compilations without makefiles, Extensive number of plugins, Autofill code
      • CONS: Some plugins are poor quality
    • Microsoft Visual C# 2008

      Express 9.021022.8

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free Windows application creator for personal computers

      6
      450 votes
      • PROS: There is absolutely no charge to install Microsoft Visual C 2008, It provides the user with access to a host of automated tools and functions
      • CONS: Users will still need to have some previous coding experience, It is not as advanced as more modern software
    • Microsoft Visual C++ 2008

      Express Edition SP1 9.0.30729.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Add The Visual C++ Libraries To Your PC For Free

      6
      669 votes
      • PROS: Great for people who have deleted or corrupted their current C++ libraries, Handy for engineers working with pre-2010 code
      • CONS: There is a more modern updated version, Many modern computers already have this software
    • DirectX

      SDK 9.18.944

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Utility library for programming with DirectX

      6
      324 votes
      • PROS: Creates DirectX compliant applications in C/C++ and C#
      • CONS: Not supported on all Windows platforms (see supported platforms)
    • Digital Mars C/C++ Compiler

      8.52

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A Fully Equipped Windows Environment Compiler

      6
      55 votes
      • PROS: Comprehensive and effective compilation, Frequently updated compiler
      • CONS: Not a widely used compiler, Library linking issues cannot be ruled out
    • Borland DataBase Engine (BDE)

      5.1.1

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Database plugin for Borland C++

      6
      97 votes
      • PROS: Support for SQL Access FoxPro dBASE and Paradox database implementations , Borland community has been around for a long time the support community is very well developed
      • CONS: These plugins are technically complex and experience is needed to use, No graphical user interface all command line
    • MinGW

      5.0.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Windows specific header files and import libraries combined with GNU toolsets

      7
      73 votes
      • Low Orbit Ion Cannon

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        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Low Orbit Ion Cannon - An open source network stress tool, written in C#. Based on Praetox's LOIC project. USE ON YOUR OWN RISK. WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES.

        7
        3 votes
        • Auto C

          3.6.56

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          With this software users can simply point and click to create the C source code for a Windows application.

          6
          42 votes
          • wxDev-C++

            7.4.2.542

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            An IDE classic redeveloped for C + +

            7
            205 votes
            • Appmethod

              1.14

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Build Android, iOS, Windows and Mac OS X apps in C++ with a single code base

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              No votes yet
              • MonoDevelop

                Varies with device

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows
                Mac

                MonoDevelop is a simple multiplatform Integrated Development Environment

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                No votes yet
                • PROS: Multi-platform development environment, Clear easy-to-use interface design
                • CONS: Can run slowly especially on older machines, Updating to newer versions is unpredictable
              • CMATH for Borland C/C++

                6.5.6

                License
                buy Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Use complete mathematical formulas in C/C++

                7
                48 votes
                • NTSet (Delphi 7)

                  1.14

                  License
                  buy Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  Delphi/C++ Builder components for a direct access to Windows NT/2000 features

                  6
                  3 votes
                  • GML - The Geometric Modelling Library

                    2.7.0.8811

                    License
                    free Download
                    Platform
                    Windows

                    A powerful C++ geometry API and GUI.

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                    No votes yet
                    • VB.Net to C# Converter

                      3.03

                      License
                      buy Download
                      Platform
                      Windows

                      Convert your existing VB.Net code to C# automatically

                      4
                      11 votes
                      • wxFormBuilder

                        3.0.57

                        License
                        free Download
                        Platform
                        Windows

                        Create your own widgets using C++

                        8
                        13 votes
                        • PROS: Saves information in XML format, Creates widget templates
                        • CONS: Requires a high degree of C++ knowledge
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