PC-lint Alternatives

    PC-lint is described as 'Plus is the premier static analysis tool for C and C++' and is an app in the Development category. There are four alternatives to PC-lint for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, PortableApps.com and Xcode. The best alternative is Cppcheck, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PC-lint are Clang Static Analyzer (Free, Open Source), VisualCodeGrepper (Free, Open Source) and Parasoft C/C++test (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jul 31, 2020

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • PortableApps.com
      • Eclipse
      Cppcheck is an static analysis tool for C/C++ code. Unlike C/C++ compilers and many other analysis tools it does not detect syntax errors in the code. Cppcheck primarily detects the types of bugs that the compilers normally do not detect.
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    1. The Clang Static Analyzer is a source code analysis tool that finds bugs in C, C++, and Objective-C programs.
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    2. VCG is an automated code security review tool that handles C/C++, Java, C#, VB and PL/SQL. It has a few features that should hopefully make it useful to anyone conducting code security reviews, particularly where time is at a premium:
    3. Parasoft’s C/C++test is the fully-integrated software testing solution for embedded safety-critical industries. Its automated software testing capabilities are also made for today’s high-velocity Agile DevOps environments.
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