Official repository for the Microsoft C/C++ extension for VS Code.
The C/C++ extension adds language support for C/C++ to Visual Studio Code, including features such as IntelliSense and debugging.
C/C++ extension tutorials per compiler and platform * Microsoft C++ compiler (MSVC) on Windows * GCC and Mingw-w64 on Windows * GCC on Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) * GCC on Linux * Clang on macOS
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The extension has platform-specific binary dependencies, therefore installation via the Marketplace requires an Internet connection in order to download additional dependencies. If you are working on a computer that does not have access to the Internet or is behind a strict firewall, you may need to use our platform-specific packages and install them by running VS Code's
"Install from VSIX..."command. These "offline' packages are available at: https://github.com/Microsoft/vscode-cpptools/releases. Expand the "Assets" section to see the releases for a given version.
cpptools-linux.vsix| Linux 64-bit
cpptools-linux-armhf.vsix| Linux ARM 32-bit
cpptools-linux-aarch64.vsix| Linux ARM 64-bit
cpptools-osx.vsix| macOS 64-bit
cpptools-osx-arm64.vsix| macOS ARM64
cpptools-win32.vsix| Windows 64-bit & 32-bit
cpptools-win-arm64.vsix| Windows ARM64
cpptools-linux32.vsix| Linux 32-bit (available up to version 0.27.0)
Contributions are always welcome. Please see our contributing guide for more details.
This extension collects usage data and sends it to Microsoft to help improve our products and services. Collection of telemetry is controlled via the same setting provided by Visual Studio Code:
"telemetry.enableTelemetry". Read our privacy statement to learn more.