DJGPP Alternatives

    DJGPP is described as '(DJ's GNU Programming Platform) is a development suite for 386+ IBM PC compatibles which supports DOS-enabled operating systems. It is guided by DJ Delorie, who began the project in 1989' and is an app in the Development category. There are five alternatives to DJGPP for Windows, Linux and BSD. The best alternative is Cygwin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like DJGPP are MinGW (Free, Open Source), MSYS2 (Free, Open Source), MinGW-w64 (Free, Open Source) and gow (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 25, 2021

    1. Cygwin is a Unix-like environment and command-line interface for Microsoft Windows. Cygwin provides native integration of Windows-based applications, data, and other system resources with applications, software tools, and data of the Unix-like environment.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      MinGW ("Minimalistic GNU for Windows") is a port of the GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) and GNU Binutils.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      MSYS2 is an independent rewrite of MSYS, based on modern Cygwin (POSIX compatibility layer) and MinGW-w64 with the aim of better interoperability with native Windows software.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      The project's goal is to deliver runtime, headers, and libs for developing 64 bit (x64), as well as 32 bit (x86), windows applications using gcc-4.4 or newer versions. It can be considered as a folk of MinGW(32)
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Gow (Gnu On Windows) is the lightweight alternative to Cygwin. It uses a convenient Windows installer that installs about 130 extremely useful open source UNIX applications compiled as native win32 binaries.

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