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 6 has been released

v6.0.0: 2018-09-17

Notable changes:

  • C++ __cxa_atexit thanks to Martin Storsjö and Liu Hao
  • Massive additions to support UCRT thanks to Martin Storsjö
  • Sync COM interface headers with Wine development thanks to Jacek Caban
  • WinRT additions thanks to Hugo Beauzée-Luyssen
  • ARM32 and ARM64 additions thanks to Martin Storsjö
  • CRT library api-ms-win-core additions thanks to Martin Storsjö
  • CRT library def file reorganization thanks to Martin Storsjö
And many other additions thanks to, but not limited to (in Alphabetical order)

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

Neo posted a comment on discussion Open Discussion
21.07.2019

This project has not been updated since gcc 8.1. I now can download latest 9.1 packages using msys2 pacman. Does this mean that releases are under migration from SF to msys2?

LH_Mouse committed [8331eb]
19.07.2019

crt/math: Implement standard-conforming `frexp()`.

LH_Mouse committed [64aeb1]
19.07.2019

crt: Regenerate configure.

Jonathan Yong committed [c5d861]
18.07.2019

Fix building runtime for Cygwin

Jonathan Yong committed [c24915]
18.07.2019

configure: regenerate

LH_Mouse committed [ab9162]
17.07.2019

include/ddk/ntintsafe.h: Remove `WINAPI_PARTITION_SYSTEM`.

Martin Storsjö committed [ebf4bf]
16.07.2019

crt: Make a compat ___mb_cur_max_func on i386, to avoid forcing a dependency on XP

Martin Storsjö committed [a4d30d]
16.07.2019

crt: Regenerate Makefile.in

Wolfgang Stöggl modified a comment on merge request #15
15.07.2019

Status: open --> rejected This was the wrong source branch for the merge request. Corrected here: https://sourceforge.net/p/mingw-w64/mingw-w64/merge-requests/16/

Wolfgang Stöggl modified a comment on merge request #15
15.07.2019

Status: open --> rejected This was the wrong source branch for the merge request. Correct one: https://sourceforge.net/p/mingw-w64/mingw-w64/merge-requests/16/