mingw-w64

GCC for Windows 64 & 32 bits

Mingw-w64

Mingw-w64 is an advancement of the original mingw.org project, created to support the GCC compiler on Windows systems. It has forked it in 2007 in order to provide support for 64 bits and new APIs. It has since then gained widespread use and distribution.

The development and community are very active and welcoming with new contributors every month and simple installers.

Version 5 has been released

5.0.1: 2017-01-06

initial Release: 2016-10-19

  • Fixes to the __mingw_printf family of functions.
  • DirectX updates from Wine.
  • Various updates to support Windows 7 and 10.
  • Various header typo fixes.

You can also look at the full list of versions.

Headers, Libraries and Runtime

  • More than a million lines of headers are provided, not counting generated ones, and regularly expanded to track new Windows APIs.
  • Everything needed for linking and running your code on Windows.
  • Winpthreads, a pthreads library for C++11 threading support and simple integration with existing project.
  • Winstorecompat, a work-in-progress convenience library that eases conformance with the Windows Store.
  • Better-conforming and faster math support compared to Visual Studio's.

Tools

  • gendef: generate Visual Studio .def files from .dll files.
  • genidl: generate .idl files from .dll files.
  • widl: compile .idl files.

Friend projects

Mingw-w64 interacts a lot with other projects in order to help everyone move forward. Contributions have been going to and coming from these projects:

Most Recent Activity

tobbez created ticket #589
21.02.2017

Compilation errors in multimon.h

Ruslan Garipov posted a comment on discussion Open Discussion
21.02.2017

Kai, thanks for reply! if you intend to contribute more regular to ask yourself about...

Kai Tietz posted a comment on discussion Open Discussion
21.02.2017

First, thanks for your patch. There is no "contribution guide". Nevertheless we have...

Jacek Caban committed [072254]
21.02.2017

intrin-impl.h: Guard all intrins definitions by...

Jacek Caban committed [414327]
21.02.2017

winerror.h: Added DXGI_STATUS_* values.

Jesse created ticket #588
21.02.2017

__attribute__((packed)) seemingly ignored

Ruslan Garipov modified a comment on discussion Open Discussion
21.02.2017

Hello! I've searched over all pages of this project on sourceforge, including source...

Ruslan Garipov modified a comment on discussion Open Discussion
21.02.2017

Hello! I've searched over all pages of this project on sourceforge, including source...

Ruslan Garipov modified a comment on discussion Open Discussion
21.02.2017

Hello! I've searched over all pages of this project on sourceforge, including source...

Ruslan Garipov posted a comment on discussion Open Discussion
21.02.2017

Hello! I've searched over all pages of this project on sourceforge, including source...