C Compilers For Mac Os

Posted : admin On 1/31/2022

Out of the box, OS X Lion doesn’t have the command line C compilers. Plus, Apple has once again changed the way you install those compilers in /usr/bin. Here’s how to do it with the latest. 5 Ways to Write C Code on Your Mac. It’s not a step-by-step tutorial on how to write and compile code in the applications described. A list of best C, C compilers to work with Mac OS X, Linux, Windows 7/8/8.1 OS environment is given here – Eclipse C Compiler. With Eclipse you get advance functionality for programming in C, C on an open-source platform. This IDE is really a simple to use IDE, perfect for anyone new to programming.

Cross Compilers for Mac OS X

For some of my softwares, I needed to built a multi platform distribution package, including executable for Windows and Linux. As I mainly work on Mac, I have decided to built GCC cross compilers for Windows and Linux. Then I have built Mac OS X packages in order to make installation simplest.

Compiling for WIN32 on Mac OS X

This is a cross compilation of MinGW on Mac OS X.

A package installs all files in the given intallation directory, for example in /usr/local/i386-mingw32-3.4.5for release 2 for Intel Mac.

All tools are located in the bin sub directory. You can add this path to your $PATH shell variable, or invoke the tools with their full path name: for example /usr/local/i386-mingw32-3.4.5/bin/i386-mingw32-gcc for gcc. Note tool names always begin by i386, even for Power PC: for example, /usr/local/ppc-mingw32-4.3.0/bin/i386-mingw32-gcc.

You can find some sample code in MinGW sample code page.

MinGW Binaries for Intel

Version
Corresponds to…
Implemented languages
Installer to download
Installation directory

3 (february 2009)
MinGW 4.3.0
C, C++, Objective-C, Objective C++, Java, Fortran
MinGW 4.3.0 for Mac OS X (Intel).pkg.tar.bz2 (40.7 MB)
/usr/local/i386-mingw32-4.3.0/

2 (december 2006)
MinGW 3.4.5
C, C++, Objective-C, Java, Ada, Fortran 77
MinGW-3.4.5-for-Mac-OS-X-Intel.tar.bz2 (38.4 MB)
/usr/local/i386-mingw32-3.4.5/

MinGW Binaries for ppc

Binaries for pcc should work on Mac OS X.3 and later.

Version
Corresponds to…
Implemented languages
Installer to download
Intallation directory

3 (february 2009)
MinGW 4.3.0
C, C++, Objective-C, Objective C++, Java, Fortran
MinGW 4.3.0 for Mac OS X (PPC).pkg.tar.bz2 (38.3 MB)
/usr/local/ppc-mingw32-4.3.0/

2 (december 2006)
MinGW 3.4.5
C, C++, Objective-C, Java, Ada, Fortran 77
MinGW-3.4.5-for-Mac-OS-X-ppc.tar.bz2 (38.3 MB)
/usr/local/i386-mingw32-3.4.5/

1 (december 2005)
MinGW 3.4.4
C, C++, Objective-C, Java, Ada, Fortran 77
MinGW-3.4.4-for-Mac-OS-X-ppc.tar.bz2 (37 MB)
/usr/local/i386-mingw32-3.4.4/

Compilers

Yes, it is an error, ppc binaries for versions 1 and 2 install in an i386… directory.

Compiling for Linux on MacOS X

This is a cross compilation of GCC on Mac OS X.

A package installs all files in the given installation directory. Within the installed directory, the contents.txt file contains the detail of cross-compiled archives.

ArmC Compilers For Mac Os

All tools are located in the bin sub directory. You can add this path to your PATH shell variable, or invoke the tools with their full path name: for example /usr/local/gcc-4.5.2-for-linux32/bin/i586-pc-linux-gcc for gcc.

Note

For better portability of Linux tools built with theses cross compilation chains, invoke the linker with the -static option, for example:

  • /usr/local/gcc-4.5.2-for-linux32/bin/i586-pc-linux-gcc -static for C linking;

  • /usr/local/gcc-4.5.2-for-linux32/bin/i586-pc-linux-g++ -static for C++ linking.

32-Bit Linux Binaries for Mac Intel

Version
Corresponds to…
Implemented languages
Installer to download
Installation directory

3 (april 2011)
gcc 4.5.2, glibc 2.11.1
C, C++
gcc-4.5.2-for-linux32.dmg (65.2 MB)
/usr/local/gcc-4.5.2-for-linux32/

64-Bit Linux Binaries for Mac Intel

Version
Corresponds to…
Implemented languages
Installer to download
Installation directory

3 (april 2011)
gcc 4.5.2, glibc 2.11.1
C, C++
gcc-4.5.2-for-linux64.dmg (71.7 MB)
/usr/local/gcc-4.5.2-for-linux64/

Compiling for Renesas H8 on MacOS X

KPIT Cummins provides KPIT GNU Tools for Renesas micros. Here is a cross compilation of GNU H8 compiler suite for Mac OS X, from sources provided by KPIT Cummins.

You can find here Intel binaries, Power PC binaries, and source packages.

Compiling for ARM on MacOS X

Free Download C Compiler For Mac Os X

You can find here Intel binaries, Power PC binaries, and source packages for compiling for ARM on Mac OS X.

License

Copyright © 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010 by Pierre Molinaro

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

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