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Hi. I'm just starting to learn c and I hope to learn c++ when I'm better at c. I'm only doing it for fun and I was wondering what is a good compiler that I can download for free? It doesn't have to be extremely advanced or anything. Just something to get me started. If anyone's got any suggestions I'd really appreciate it.

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You could check GCC at http://gcc.gnu.org/
From my experience its bit complicated to use because its for many languages but it should do its job when you figure it out.

Try www.google.com for others.

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Use the compiler that comes with Dev c++. The IDE itself is great and its free. That alone makes it a good choice for someone just starting out in c/c++. I've used it for awhile and I've also used msvs6.0 and I still find myself opening up dev c++ when I wanna code........

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Hi,

I wouldnt suggest using some of the UNIX-compatible GNU tools for beginning with C in Windows, because there is enough UNIX/POSIX stuff to confuse a new programmer.

Microsoft gives their Visual C++ 2003 compiler suite FOR FREE! FREE! Just look at microsoft.com. IMHO the MS compiler is one of the best ones.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=272BE09D-40BB-49FD-9CB0-4BFA122FA91B&displaylang=en


MinGW/Cygwin/GCC are the UNIX-flavoured compilers, you can use them to compile UNIX-compatible stuff, but for windows programming, they add some unneeded complexity. That said, they are quality compilers.

Thermo/Konfu

Tasty link: http://www.vertigosoftware.com/quake2
Thats Quake II for .NET

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