Advanced compilation and optimization technologies designed for AIX and Power Systems

XL C/C++ for AIX 60 day no-charge evaluation

IBM® XL C/C++ for AIX is a compiler that helps you create and maintain applications written in C/C++ for IBM Power Systems™. This compiler supports vector and parallel programming for multiprocessor systems, while maintaining a full binary compatibility with existing single processor systems. XL C/C++ for AIX complies with the latest international programming language standards providing support for code portability between multiple operating systems and hardware platforms.

IBM XL C/C++ for AIX provides the following benefits and features:

Optimizes application performance

Provides highly-tuned libraries

Enables ease of migration to Power Systems

XL C/C++ for AIX resources

Always up-to-date system requirement reports can be dynamically generated using the Software Product Compatibility Reports (SPCR) tool.

For your convenience, the tabs below identify the supported releases of XL C/C++ for AIX from which you can select detailed system requirement reports for different contexts (by Operating System, by component). Note that clicking a link will always generate a new, up-to-date report.

Tab navigation

13.1.3 Release

13.1.2 Release

13.1 Release

12.1 Release

11.1 Release

IBM® XL C/C++ for AIX V13.1.3 enhancements help to increase application performance and developer productivity while maximizing your IT investments.

XL C/C++ for AIX V13.1.3 provides the following benefits and features:


Faster applications

Increased programmer productivity

Quality improvements and simplified administration

Access the following resources to download the licensed version and trial version of the compiler products.

Not in United States?

Considering a purchase?

Contact IBM

Considering a purchase?