Visual C++ 1.x

Visual C++ is a greatly enhanced and re-branded version of Microsoft C/C++. The Visual C++ line is primarily aimed at Windows development on 386 CPUs. 5.0 and later were bundled as a part of Microsoft Visual Studio.

The 1.x releases are the only releases of Visual C++ that are capable of running on a 16-bit version of Windows.

This version adds 386 code generation support, and 16-bit version uses the DOSXNT DOS extender. Drops QuickHelp and Programmer's Workbench for DOS.

Available in two editions:

Standard, marketed as a Windows replacement for QuickC.

Professional, marketed as a replacement for C/C++ 7.0. Included the ability to build both DOS and Windows applications, an optimizing compiler, a source profiler, the Windows 3.1 SDK. and the Phar Lap 286 DOS Extender Lite.

A 32-bit native version of 1.0 was released some time later.

Product type
DevTool
Vendor
Microsoft
Release date
1993
User interface
GUI
Platform
Windows

Downloads

Download Name Version Language CPU File type File size
Microsoft Visual C++ 1.0 Professional (3.5-1.44mb) 1.0 Professional English x86 3½ Floppy 22.65MB
Microsoft Visual C++ 1.0 Standard (3.5-1.44mb) 1.0 Standard English x86 3½ Floppy 16.38MB
Microsoft Visual C++ 1.0 for NT (ISO) 1.0 for NT English x86-32 CD 33.79MB
Microsoft Visual C++ 1.5 Professional (ISO) 1.5 Professional English x86 CD 49.35MB
Microsoft Visual C++ 1.52c (ISO) 1.52c English x86 CD 46.35MB

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