Installing C/C++ Compiler CygWin

1- C/C++ Compiler

C-Compiler is a compiler. It compile your C/C++ code to computer code. In case you're programming on Windows OS, you have 2 options to install C Compiler:
  • MinGW
  • CygWin
You only need to install one of these two compilers. The fact that MinGW is preferred

2- Download CygWin

Check your operating system is 32 or 64bit to download properly.
Download Results:

3- Installing CygWin

Select install from internet.
Note: You absolutely should not install CygWin in "Program files" because this folder name contains white spaces. It will cause a lot of trouble afterwards. Best to install on a specific folder whose name without white spaces.
Select a local folder to store the downloaded file.
Select any site.
Successful installation.

4- Setting PATH environment variable

Append to the end of Path
  • ;C:\cygwin64\bin

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