Visual C++ 1.x

edited November 9 in Product Comments

imageVisual 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.

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  • Had a suggestion come in on IRC to rename this entry to "Microsoft Visual C++" instead of just "Visual C++". It would make it easier to find, since it would be grouped with the other Microsoft stuff.
  • edited November 28
    The 32-bit C/C++ toolchain in Visual C++ 1.0 for NT can be run from DOS. Later versions cannot.
    The 16-bit C/C++ toolchain in Visual C++ 1.x can also be run from 64-bit Windows.
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