Digital Mars C/C++ Compiler

Digital Mars C/C++ Compiler


Average User Rating:
3.8
out of 49 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
8.52
File Size:
2.76MB
Date Added:
July 05, 2010
Price:
Free
Operating Systems:
Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP
Total Downloads:
496,568
Downloads Last Week:
251
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Additional Requirements:
Not available

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    3.8

    out of 49 votes

    • 5 star: 32
    • 4 star: 2
    • 3 star: 0
    • 2 star: 1
    • 1 star: 14
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  • 5 stars

    "a very great product at an unbeatable price!!"

    June 17, 2009   |   By ogheri

    Version: Digital Mars C/C++ Compiler 8.49

    Pros

    I like the digital mars c++ compiler a lot!!
    First of all, the command line tools are free (compiler,linker, make, librarian, resource compiler etc...)
    but, if you want to do HARD programming, the IDE is 50$ only, with MFC and a lot of good stuff!

    Cons

    nothing that I can mention

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  • 1 stars

    "unusable for today's systems"

    December 31, 2008   |   By james613x

    Version: Digital Mars C/C++ Compiler 8.49

    Pros

    crashes constantly and is completely unusable

    Cons

    avoid this software

    Summary

    this software was written twenty years ago and does not work today. the company admits it is incompatible with today's windows. get your money back.

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  • 1 stars

    "doesn't work under Vista, very buggy"

    December 11, 2008   |   By lbronstein

    Version: Digital Mars C/C++ Compiler 8.49

    Pros

    it's free, and it's worth what you pay for it

    Cons

    it's free, and it's worth what you pay for it :-) doesn't work under Windows Vista, keeps giving strange errors

    Summary

    one to avoid. this is an old product which has not been updated for years.

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  • 4 stars

    "Good but not there yet."

    January 22, 2008   |   By dragonlordwarlock

    Version: Digital Mars C/C++ Compiler 8.47

    Pros

    Good compiler, helpful responses, fast.

    Cons

    Lack full support for the standard template library.

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  • 4 stars

    "Good Program Compiler"

    March 15, 2007   |   By JoshBlaize

    Version: Digital Mars C/C++ Compiler 8.47

    Pros

    It had a good compiler. It was able to read C and C++ programs.

    Cons

    It kind of had trouble reading some of the unique odd characters.

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  • 2 stars

    "Horrible, Vile program."

    February 28, 2006   |   By elgin911

    Version: Digital Mars C/C++ Compiler 8.47

    Pros

    Uninstalled Quickly

    Cons

    Without purchase VERY visible watermark covering huge portion of video.

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  • 5 stars

    "Very good...."

    February 22, 2006   |   By SirVic

    Version: Digital Mars C/C++ Compiler 8.47

    Pros

    Very fast compile times, lot of options to choose from. No errors found yet.

    Cons

    Makes it tedious with out writing a batch file.

    To make life easier write this in notepad and save with .bat ext.

    for %%a in (*.cpp *.c) do dmc %%a %1 %2 %3

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  • 1 stars

    "You will just hate your self in the morning."

    December 06, 2005   |   By William56

    Version: Digital Mars C/C++ Compiler 8.29

    Pros

    I actually got it to work. I didn't say I got it to work well. I believe the developer really had a good idea.

    Cons

    If you are new to programming then avoid this program. There are plenty of other free ones that will not cause a migraine. No user interface of any kind. Leaves one in the dark. Does not compile well even when the path is given. Locks up often.

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  • 5 stars

    "Great"

    September 15, 2005   |   By tdiamond

    Version: Digital Mars C/C++ Compiler 8.29

    Pros

    Downloaded and was compiling linking and using the make utility within 20 minutes.

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  • 5 stars

    "Good, but the description given with the download isn't quite accurate I think."

    March 01, 2005   |   By Xopher

    Version: Digital Mars C/C++ Compiler 8.29

    Pros

    Very, very easy to use, and no registry files needed! (Big plus to anyone who has to run Registry Mechanic more than once a day because of naffing installs gone wrong.) To set the path it's just Control Panel -> System -> Advanced -> Environmental Variables, and then clicking on path append a ;C:\DM\Bin to the value, not hard at all. It's not needed, you could still type out the full directory location of the DMC compiler, but still, it makes life alot easier.

    Cons

    It would seem the claims of including "the MicroEmacs editor" aren't quite correct, and their download off the homepage isn't the best. (or at least I couldn't get it to work, but that might just be my own finky ISP.)

    Another thing that's a con, though not really of the program, is that the user should make sure to save the projects he or she is working on in a directory other than My Documents, especially if running XP. It's just a pain to CD through the Documents and Settings folder, and I'd recomend just adding a simple Projects folder to the C:\DM folder if you extracted it there.

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