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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
    3354 votes
    • Visual C++

      Express 2010

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Essential toolkit for Visual C++

      6
      1178 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
      648 votes
      • PROS: Automatic detection of compilers, Build compilations without makefiles, Extensive number of plugins, Autofill code
      • CONS: Some plugins are poor quality
    • Eclipse

      SDK 4.2.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Complete environment for Java

      7
      827 votes
      • PROS: Open Source tool, Multiplatform
      • CONS: Not very attractive visually
    • DirectX

      SDK 9.18.944

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Utility library for programming with DirectX

      6
      338 votes
      • PROS: Creates DirectX compliant applications in C/C++ and C#
      • CONS: Not supported on all Windows platforms (see supported platforms)
    • Microsoft Visual C# 2008

      Express 9.021022.8

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free Windows application creator for personal computers

      6
      458 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
    • Borland DataBase Engine (BDE)

      5.1.1

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Database plugin for Borland C++

      6
      101 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
    • 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
      673 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
    • Low Orbit Ion Cannon

      varies-with-device

      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.

      8
      4 votes
      • Digital Mars C/C++ Compiler

        8.52

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A Fully Equipped Windows Environment Compiler

        6
        56 votes
        • PROS: Comprehensive and effective compilation, Frequently updated compiler
        • CONS: Not a widely used compiler, Library linking issues cannot be ruled out
      • wxDev-C++

        7.4.2.542

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Upgrade for Dev-C++

        7
        210 votes
        • PROS: Get the most out of Dev-C++, Have a IDE/RAD tool for development, Provide visual input from Dev-C++, Do programming and coding easier
        • CONS: Only an extension and not an independent software, May not be updated, Professional Dev-C++ users might not need this software, Visually confusing for beginners
      • MonoDevelop

        Varies with device

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        MonoDevelop is a simple multiplatform Integrated Development Environment

        2
        1 vote
        • 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
      • MinGW

        5.0.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Windows specific header files and import libraries combined with GNU toolsets

        7
        76 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
          43 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
          • VB.Net to C# Converter

            3.03

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Convert your existing VB.Net code to C# automatically

            4
            11 votes
            • CMATH for Borland C/C++

              6.5.6

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Use complete mathematical formulas in C/C++

              7
              48 votes
              • MyGeneration

                1.3.0.1

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Program scripts in C#, VB.NET, JScript or VBScript

                6
                8 votes
                • PROS: Works with multiple languages
                • CONS: Doesn't offer many instructions for non programmers
              • Palmphi

                1.01

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Palm OS

                C programming environment for Windows

                9
                10 votes
                • IntelligenceLab VC++

                  5.0.3

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  IntelligenceLab is a set of Visual C++ components for Artificial Intelligence

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