clang Alternatives

    clang is described as 'C, C++, Objective C and Objective C++ front-end for the LLVM compiler' and is an app in the Development category. There are six alternatives to clang for Linux, Mac, Windows, BSD and Haiku. The best alternative is GNU Compiler Collection, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like clang are LLVM (Free, Open Source), Portable C Compiler (Free, Open Source), Open64 (Free, Open Source) and Open Watcom (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 4, 2020

    1. The GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) is a compiler system produced by the GNU Project supporting various programming languages. GCC is a key component of the GNU toolchain.
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      LLVM is a compiler infrastructure designed for compile-time, link-time, run-time, and "idle-time" optimization of programs written in arbitrary programming languages.
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    2. pcc is a C99 compiler which aims to be small, simple, fast and understandable.
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      Open64 is an open source, optimizing compiler for the Itanium and x86-64 microprocessor architectures. It supports Fortran 77/95 and C/C++, as well as the shared memory programming model OpenMP.
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      Open Watcom is a project of the open source community to maintain and enhance the Watcom C, C++, and Fortran cross compilers and tools.
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      zapcc is a caching C++ compiler based on clang, designed to perform faster compilations.
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