Unisys MCP programming languages

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Unisys MCP has had several generations of compilers in its history supporting a wide variety of programming languages.

Legacy compilers[edit]

Other products include:

Compilers previously existed for ESPOL, COBOL(68), Fortran(66), APL, and PL/I.


There is no assembler on the Unisys MCP operating system, with the exception of the medium-systems family.


The MCP Documentation is available to the public on the Unisys support web page - support.unisys.com. In the Public Information box click on Documentation. Accept any legal disclosures that come up and arrive at the "Documentation Libraries" page.

Once there either do a search for what you want to find, or there is a tree view at the bottom that can be expanded. Under "ClearPath MCP Servers" expand "System Software" then "ClearPath MCP Software". The MCP Software release numbers are regularly increasing, so for the latest, click on the one at the top. At the time of this writing that would be "MCP Release 14.0". This will take you to a page for that release.

On this page, click on Application Development or Java Middleware to find information on compilers and software development.


  1. ^ Unisys Corporation (2008). ALGOL Programming Reference Manual Volume 1. (Unisys publication 8600 0098). http://public.support.unisys.com/aseries/docs/clearpath-MCP-12.1/PDF/86000098-508.pdf
  2. ^ Unisys History Newsletter (June, 2002). George Gray. UNIVAC and ALGOL - Folklore. http://wiki.cc.gatech.edu/folklore/index.php/UNIVAC_and_ALGOL
  3. ^ Unisys Corporation (2008). C Programming Reference Manual Volume 1. (Unisys publication 8600 2268). http://public.support.unisys.com/aseries/docs/clearpath-MCP-12.1/PDF/86002268-204.pdf
  4. ^ Unisys Corporation (2008). COBOL ANSI-74 Programming Reference Manual Volume 1. (Unisys publication 8600 0296). http://public.support.unisys.com/aseries/docs/clearpath-MCP-12.1/PDF/86000296-205.pdf
  5. ^ Unisys Corporation (2009). COBOL ANSI-85 Programming Reference Manual Volume 1. (Unisys publication 8600 1518). http://public.support.unisys.com/aseries/docs/clearpath-MCP-12.1/PDF/86001518-310.pdf
  6. ^ Unisys Corporation (2008). Fortran77 Programming Reference Manual. (Unisys publication 3957 6053). http://public.support.unisys.com/aseries/docs/clearpath-MCP-12.1/PDF/39576053-002.pdf
  7. ^ Unisys Corporation (2008). NEWP Programming Reference Manual. (Unisys publication 8600 2003). http://public.support.unisys.com/aseries/docs/clearpath-MCP-12.1/PDF/86002003-404.pdf
  8. ^ Unisys Corporation (2009). Pascal Programming Reference Manual Volume 1. (Unisys publication 8600 0080). http://public.support.unisys.com/aseries/docs/clearpath-MCP-12.1/PDF/86000080-103.pdf
  9. ^ Unisys Corporation (2008). Report Program Generator (RPG) Programming Reference Manual Volume 1. (Unisys publication 8600 0544). http://public.support.unisys.com/aseries/docs/clearpath-MCP-12.1/PDF/86000544-103.pdf
  10. ^ Unisys Corporation (2009). Binder Programming Reference Manual. (Unisys publication 8600 0304). http://public.support.unisys.com/aseries/docs/clearpath-MCP-12.1/PDF/86000304-304.pdf
  11. ^ Unisys Corporation (2009). Work Flow Language (WFL) Programming Reference Manual. (Unisys publication 8600 1047). http://public.support.unisys.com/aseries/docs/clearpath-MCP-12.1/PDF/86001047-510.pdf