Visual C++ 6.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.



Release notes

This was a very popular version, and many legacy projects require it.

Installation instructions

Requires Windows 95/NT 4.0 or later. Requires IE 4 or later.

Product type
DevTool
Vendor
Microsoft
Release date
1998
Minimum CPU
486 DX2 (Intel) or Dec Alpha
Minimum RAM
24MB
Minimum free disk space
225MB
User interface
GUI
Platform
Windows
Download count
80 (40 for release)

Downloads

Download name Version Language Architecture File size Downloads
Microsoft Visual C++ 6.0 Professional (ISO) 6.0 Professional English 309.76MB 22
Microsoft Visual C++ 6.0 Professional [DEC Alpha] (needs redump) 6.0 Professional [DEC Alpha] English 157.75MB 0
Microsoft Visual C++ 6.0 Standard (ISO) 6.0 Standard English 133.15MB 18

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