This is the original standalone Microsoft C/C++ compiler for DOS and Windows - Later versions were rebranded and renumbered as Microsoft Visual C++ and were bundled with Visual Studio or the SDKs.

Wanted: Manuals, manuals, manuals! - Wanted: Microsoft C 1.0

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Added Huge Model (arrays bigger than 64k), loop optimizations, CVPACK, and QuickC compiler.

5.10 adds OS/2 support. Also adds BIND, EXEHDR and IMPLIB, DOS (CV) and OS/2 (CVP) versions of CodeView.

Wanted: Manual scans


Category: Development Tool/SDK
Platform: DOS
Release: 1987
End of Life: Unknown
RAM: Unknown
Disk Space: Unknown
Required CPU: 8088
Type: Console (Text)


Name Version Size Language Architecture Contents
Microsoft C 5.0 Optimizing Compiler (5.25)  5.0 479.91 KB English x86 5.25" Floppy
Microsoft C 5.1 Optimizing Compiler (5.25)  5.1 1.47 MB English x86 5.25" Floppy