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).
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.
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:
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.