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Orwell Dev-C++


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This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 12/6/2014.

A Portable (IDE) Integrated Development Environment and Compiler for the C++ programming language.
It's a maintained version of Dev-C++ which features an updated MinGW compiler and updated code.
Sporting GCC, Mingw or Cygwin as compiler and libraries set, this C++ Development Environment has been ported for use within a Windows environment.

To install Orwell Dev-C++, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install orwelldevcpp --version 5.8.3

To upgrade Orwell Dev-C++, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade orwelldevcpp --version 5.8.3


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'orwelldevcpp'
    $installerType = 'EXE'
    $url = ' Releases/Dev-Cpp 5.8.3 TDM-GCC 4.8.1 Setup.exe'
    $silentArgs = '/S'
    $validExitCodes = @(0) #please insert other valid exit codes here, exit codes for ms
    try {
    	Install-ChocolateyPackage $packageName $installerType $silentArgs $url -validExitCodes $validExitCodes
    	Write-ChocolateySuccess $packageName
    } catch {
    	Write-ChocolateyFailure $packageName $($_.Exception.Message)
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'orwelldevcpp'
    $installerType = 'EXE'
    $silentArgs = '/S'
    $processor = Get-WmiObject Win32_Processor
    $is64bit = $processor.AddressWidth -eq 64
    $validExitCodes = @(0) #please insert other valid exit codes here, exit codes for ms
    try {
    	if ($is64bit) {
    		$unpath = "${Env:ProgramFiles(x86)}\Dev-Cpp\uninstall.exe"
    	} else {
    		$unpath = "$Env:ProgramFiles\Dev-Cpp\uninstall.exe"
    	Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage $packageName $installerType $silentArgs $unpath -validExitCodes $validExitCodes
    	Write-ChocolateySuccess $packageName
    } catch {
    	Write-ChocolateyFailure $packageName $($_.Exception.Message)

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Orwell


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Orwell Dev-C++ 5.8.3 814 Sunday, November 30, 2014 approved
Orwell Dev-C++ 5.7.1 924 Monday, August 4, 2014  
Orwell Dev-C++ 5.6.3 427 Tuesday, May 6, 2014  
Orwell Dev-C++ 5.6.2 506 Wednesday, March 19, 2014  
Orwell Dev-C++ 5.6.1 419 Friday, February 21, 2014  
Orwell Dev-C++ 5.4.2 463 Friday, July 19, 2013  

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