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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C Compiler
C Compiler
C/C++ Compiler

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

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