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 4.0 has been released

  • 32bit ARM thumb software math (Thanks to André Hentschel!).
  • New ftw() support for gcc-5.x support.
  • Experimental printf changes - Ability to print 128bit integers (%I128*) and Decimal Floats (%H, %D), disabled by default. Build the CRT with —-enable-experimental to use.
  • Updated OpenGL 4.5 headers.
  • Better DirectX 11 support.
  • Better Windows 7, 8/8.1 API support.

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

reg posted a comment on ticket #382
03.07.2015

@omgwtfbbq, I suspect that the actual reason for the crash is outside _gt_pch_get_address...

omgwtfbbq modified a comment on ticket #382
03.07.2015

@reg: Could you test something then, doesn't matter what environment? I suspect that...

omgwtfbbq modified a comment on ticket #382
03.07.2015

@reg: Could you test something then, doesn't matter what environment? I suspect that...

omgwtfbbq posted a comment on ticket #382
03.07.2015

@reg: Could you test something then, doesn't matter what environment? I suspect that...

dkl posted a comment on ticket #101
01.07.2015

Hi, I checked again today, and now it looks like there are directories for 4.8.4...

lvqcl posted a comment on ticket #480
01.07.2015

AFAIK it's a bug in msvc*.dll. If getmainargs/wgetmainargs functions expand wildcards,...

reg modified a comment on ticket #382
01.07.2015

First, you need to consider what thought author of this function for implementing...

reg modified a comment on ticket #382
01.07.2015

First, you need to consider what thought author of this function for implementing...

reg posted a comment on ticket #382
01.07.2015

First, you need to consider what thought author of this function for implementing...