Installing the MPLAB® XC32 Compiler

Choose your operating system from the tabs below:

1

Run Installer

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Go to the location where you downloaded the installer. Unzip the downloaded file and run the installer:
xc32-vX.XX-windows-installer.exe.

Depending on your Windows security settings, you may get a window asking if you are sure you want to run this program. Answer "Yes".

2

Setup

Click Next >.

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3

Accept License Agreement

Click on the radio button next to I accept the agreement.

Click Next >.

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4

Choose Installer

If you are installing the compiler for use on your machine only, click on the radio button next to Install compiler.

If you have a network license and are installing on a server, click on the radio button next to Install the Network License Server.

Click Next >.

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5

Installation Type

If you are not using a network license server, leave this unchecked. Otherwise check the box and provide the name of the network license server.

Click Next >.

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6

Installation Directory

Use the default installation location, or choose a different one if you prefer.

Click Next >.

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7

Compiler Settings

  • Apply settings to all users of this machine
    • Leave checked or uncheck if required in your environment
  • Add xc32 to the PATH environment variable
    • Not generally required unless you plan to use xc32 from the command line (terminal or script).


Click Next >.

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8

Ready to Install Compiler

Click Next >.

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9

Setup

Wait while the installer unpacks and installs all the files.

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10

Licensing Information

If you want to use the C++ compiler, click on the link for a free XC32++ license. This will unlock the C++ features of XC32.

If you:

  • Have activated a license on a previous version of MPLAB xc32
  • You wish to use the free version of the compiler (some optimization features disabled)

simply click Next >.

Otherwise, choose to:

  • Purchase a license (to receive an activation key that will unlock the Standard or Pro optimization features)
  • Use the Pro evaluation version (reverts to free version after 60 days)
  • Provide an activation key.


Click Next >.

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11

Installation Complete

Click Finish.

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