MATLAB Support for MinGW-w64 C/C++/Fortran Compiler

Install the MinGW-w64 C/C++/Fortran compiler for Windows
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Updated 19 Jun 2024

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This support package is currently unable to download third-party software for MATLAB R2017a and earlier versions. To install MinGW, complete the workaround instructions in the Bug Report, then return to this page and follow the instructions for R2017b and later.

MATLAB R2017b and later versions are unaffected.

MinGW-w64 is a compiler suite for Windows based on the GNU tool chain. It includes a GCC compiler and related tools for compiling C/C++/Fortran applications for Windows. C/C++/Fortran applications compiled with MinGW-w64 GCC can be called from MATLAB using MEX (see table for release limitations on Fortran support). This GCC compiler can also be helpful for other MathWorks products that require a C/C++/Fortran compiler.
Installation Instructions:
Select the button in the upper right-hand corner of this page. It might be labelled "Install" or "Download".
"Install" button instructions: Select either the "Install" or "Download Only" option.
If the "Install" option is selected, follow the guided steps to install MinGW. If the "Download Only" option is selected, save the file to the desired folder then double-click on the file or drag it into the MATLAB Command Window to install.
"Download" button instructions: Save the file to the desired folder then double-click on the file or drag it into the MATLAB Command Window to install.
Version-specific Instructions
R2023b and later: MinGW 6.3 must be configured manually. Download MinGW 6.3 from here, then double-click on the file or drag it into the MATLAB Command Window to install.
R2023a: MinGW 8.1 must be configured manually. Download MinGW 8.1 from here, then double-click on the file or drag it into the MATLAB Command Window to install.
To Configure MinGW as a MEX compiler: Follow instructions on this page.
FAQ: This link provides answers to some frequently asked questions.
MinGW Version support: 8.1: R23a-R24a; 6.3: R18-R22b; 5.3: R17b-R18a; 4.9.2: R16b-R17a. Language Support: R16b-R23b: C, C++; R24a: C, C++, Fortran. Source: R17b-R24a: http://mingw-w64.org; R15b-R17a: http://tdm-gcc.tdragon.net;
See additional information on installing this compiler at:
http://www.mathworks.com/help/matlab/matlab_external/install-mingw-support-package.html
Learn more about other compilers supported by MathWorks Products at:
https://www.mathworks.com/support/requirements/supported-compilers.html
If you are having difficulty installing, please contact Technical Support or see MATLAB Answers:
https://www.mathworks.com/support/contact_us.html
https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/answers/?term=mingw
MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2016b
Compatible with R2016b to R2024b
Platform Compatibility
Windows macOS (Apple silicon) macOS (Intel) Linux

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