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Developer(s) wxDev-C++ Developers
Stable release 7.4.2 / June 4, 2012; 2 years ago (2012-06-04)
Written in Object Pascal
Operating system Microsoft Windows
Type Integrated development environment
License GNU General Public License
Website wxdsgn.sourceforge.net

wxDev-C++ is a free integrated development environment (IDE) that is based on the popular Dev-C++.

There are various features not found in the original Dev-C++. One of these is a visual RAD designer that works like C++ Builder to create wxWidgets applications. wxDev-C++ supports both Microsoft compilers and GNU compilers (MinGW).


  • Integrated support for CVS.

wxWidgets Form Designer:

  • Generates XRC XML resources
  • Drag-and-drop design paradigm
  • Supports wxWidgets' size-based layouts (or do without it!)
  • Connect events to member functions within the editor

Integrated debugging

  • Support for GDB
  • Variable watches
  • Automatic stack tracing
  • Local variables list
  • Displays disassembly and CPU registers

Editor features

  • Class browser
  • Code completion
  • Project management
  • Project profiles
  • Customizable syntax highlighting
  • Automatic inline assembly highlighting
  • To do List

Application compatibility

  • Built-in CVS support
  • Supports MinGW/Visual C++ (6, 2003, 2005 and 2008)

Quickly create Windows and console applications, static libraries and DLL's

Support for project templates to expedite the creation of new project types

Package manager (through the use of DevPaks), for easy installation of add-on libraries[1]

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