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

v5.0.4: 2018-06-04

  • Fix gcc-8.1.0 compatibility regarding _xgetbv
  • %e printf specifier will now produce at least 2 digits for the exponent.

initial v5 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

LH_Mouse committed [73f932]
20.08.2018

guiddef: make __uuidof constexpr on c++17 and later

Martin Storsjö committed [b0adf1]
17.08.2018

headers: Add the missing declaration of DISPATCHER_CONTEXT for arm

Martin Storsjö committed [32be4e]
17.08.2018

headers: Add missing alignment for CONTEXT for arm/aarch64

Martin Storsjö committed [0a78be]
17.08.2018

headers: Correct the parameter type to PGET_RUNTIME_FUNCTION_CALLBACK for arm

Martin Storsjö committed [76c644]
17.08.2018

headers: Make the x86_64 UNWIND_HISTORY_TABLE struct match the windows sdk

Martin Storsjö committed [4c2e38]
17.08.2018

headers: Add missing aarch64 declarations for unwinding related structs/functions

Jonathan Yong committed [021118]
17.08.2018

ddk/scsi.h: remove pointer fields of CDB

Jonathan Yong committed [2c5156]
17.08.2018

ddk/scsi.h: move type defs out of anonymous union

Jonathan Yong committed [a66e40]
17.08.2018

ddk/scsi.h: move type defs out of anonymous union

Jonathan Yong committed [39717d]
17.08.2018

ddk/scsi.h: remove pointer fields of CDB