Microsoft BASIC Compiler 6.0

Although Microsoft did not invent BASIC, their founding product was a BASIC interpreter for the Altair computer. The descendants below includes Microsoft's BASIC-80 (MBASIC), BASIC-86 (pre-GWBasic), BASIC for Mac, BASIC Compiler 86/88, Basic Compiler for Mac, and Professional Development System 7.x. IBM Personal Computer Basic Compiler, GW-BASIC, QuickBasic, and Visual Basic are listed separately.



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Release notes

Microsoft BASIC Compiler 6.x is the first version to include support for OS/2 1.x. It was also licensed and sold by IBM as IBM BASIC Compiler/2

Product type
DevTool
Vendor
Microsoft
Release date
1987
Minimum CPU
8088
User interface
Text
Platform
DOS OS2
Download count
18 (8 for release)

Downloads

Download name Version Language Architecture File size Downloads
Microsoft BASIC Compiler 6.0 (1988) (5.25-360k) Compiler 6.0 English 13.96MB 5
Microsoft BASIC Compiler 6.0 Manuals (1987) Compiler 6.0 English 431.27MB 3

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