Select, Download, and Install a Compiler

When installed MPLAB® X IDE comes with an assembler for each PIC® MCU family. Developers who wish to write in the C language will need to download and install a compiler in addition to MPLAB® X. Microchip offers C compilers for all our product families. The MPLAB® XC family of compilers supports our 8, 16, and 32 bit microcontrollers and runs on Linux, MacOS, and Windows® operating systems.

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Installation
Instructions
Windows Linux Mac OSX
MPLAB® XC8
C Compiler
MPLAB® XC16
C Compiler
MPLAB® XC32
C/C++ Compiler

In addition to the MPLAB® XC compilers MPLAB® X IDE can work with third party compilers.

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