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This document contains a collection of announcement letters, product documentation, and white papers for IBM XL C for AIX.

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Announcement letters

XL C/C++ for Linux V13.1.3 and XL Fortran for Linux, V15.1.3 deliver features of C11, C++11, Fortran 2008, and OpenMP 4.5 while XL C for AIX, XL C/C++ for AIX, and XL Fortran for AIX are refreshed

This announcement letter announces IBM XL C for AIX, V13.1.3.

Last updated: 8 December 2015


Product documentation

Online HTML format

The HTML-based online product documentation for IBM XL C for AIX, V13.1.3 and IBM Debugger for AIX is viewable in IBM Knowledge Center.

Last updated: 11 December 2015

PDF format - English

A collection of product documentation files for IBM XL C for AIX, V13.1.3, including getting started and installation guides. For cross-reference links to other PDF documents to work, download the related PDF documents to the same directory on your local machine.

Japanese and Chinese versions of the product documentation files are also available at the following links:

Last updated: 11 December 2015


Redbooks

Performance Optimization and Tuning Techniques for IBM Power Systems Processors, including IBM POWER8

This IBM Redbooks publication focuses on gathering the correct technical information, and laying out simple guidance for optimizing code performance on IBM POWER8 systems that run the AIX, IBM i, or Linux operating systems.

Last updated: 28 August 2015

Developing and Porting C and C++ Applications on AIX

This IBM Redbooks publication can help experienced UNIX application developers who are new to the AIX operating system.

Last updated: 26 March 2009



Announcement letters

Version 13.1.2 of IBM XL C for AIX, XL C/C++ for AIX, IBM XL C/C++ for Linux; and Version 15.1.2 of IBM XL Fortran for AIX and XL Fortran for Linux deliver detailed reporting and performance enhancements in addition to improved language interoperability and standards conformance

This announcement letter announces IBM XL C for AIX, V13.1.2.

Last updated: 16 June 2015


Product documentation

Online HTML format

The HTML-based online product documentation for IBM XL C for AIX, V13.1.2 and IBM Debugger for AIX is viewable in IBM Knowledge Center.

Last updated: 19 June 2015

PDF format

A collection of product documentation files for IBM XL C for AIX, V13.1.2, including getting started and installation guides. Cross-reference links to other PDF documents might not work online. In this case, download the related PDF documents to the same directory on your local machine.

Last updated: 19 June 2015


Redbooks

Performance Optimization and Tuning Techniques for IBM Processors, including IBM POWER8

This IBM Redbooks publication focuses on gathering the correct technical information, and laying out simple guidance for optimizing code performance on IBM POWER8 systems that run the AIX, IBM i, or Linux operating systems.

Last updated: 24 November 2014

Developing and Porting C and C++ Applications on AIX

This IBM Redbooks publication can help experienced UNIX application developers who are new to the AIX operating system.

Last updated: 26 March 2009



Announcement letters

IBM XL C for AIX, V13.1 delivers IBM POWER8 exploitation and enhancements to improve performance and language standards conformance

This announcement letter announces IBM XL C for AIX, V13.1.

Last updated: 28 Apr 2014


Product documentation

Online HTML format

The HTML-based online product documentation for IBM XL C for AIX, V13.1 and IBM Debugger for AIX is viewable in IBM Knowledge Center. You can read the information online or download it from the "Offline HTML information center format - download link" section below.

Last updated: 06 Jun 2014

Offline HTML information center format - download link

To have a local copy of the information center, you can download a package from the following link. The page also contains installation instructions and license files.

Last updated: 06 Jun 2014

PDF format

A collection of product documentation files for IBM XL C for AIX, V13.1, including getting started and installation guides. Cross-reference links to other PDF documents might not work online. In this case, download the related PDF documents to the same directory on your local machine.

Last updated: 06 Jun 2014

Documentation errata

This page contains corrections and additions to the product documentation shipped with IBM XL C for AIX, V13.1.

Last updated: See "Modified date" in the page.


Redbooks

Performance Optimization and Tuning Techniques for IBM Processors, including IBM POWER8

This IBM Redbooks publication focuses on gathering the correct technical information, and laying out simple guidance for optimizing code performance on IBM POWER8 systems that run the AIX, IBM i, or Linux operating systems.

Last updated: 28 April 2014

Developing and Porting C and C++ Applications on AIX

This IBM Redbooks publication can help experienced UNIX application developers who are new to the AIX operating system.

Last updated: 08 May 2012



Announcement letters

IBM XL C for AIX, V12.1 delivers additional support for programming standards and industry specifications

This announcement letter announces IBM XL C for AIX, V12.1.

Last updated: 08 May 2012


Product documentation

Online HTML format

The HTML-based online product documentation for IBM XL C for AIX, V12.1 and IBM Debugger for AIX is viewable in IBM Knowledge Center. You can read the information online or download it from the "Offline HTML information center format - download link" section below.

Last updated: 18 May 2012

Offline HTML information center format - download link

To have a local copy of the information center, you can download a package from the following link. The package also contains installation instructions and license files. It will be available starting from May 11, 2012.

Last updated: 18 May 2012

PDF format

A collection of product documentation files for IBM XL C for AIX, V12.1, including getting started and installation guides. Cross-reference links to other PDF documents might not work online. In this case, download the related PDF documents to the same directory on your local machine.

Last updated: 18 May 2012

Documentation errata

This page contains corrections and additions to the product documentation shipped with IBM XL C for AIX, V12.1.

Last updated: See "Modified date" in the page.


Redbooks

Developing and Porting C and C++ Applications on AIX

This IBM Redbooks publication can help experienced UNIX application developers who are new to the AIX operating system.

Last updated: 08 May 2012



Announcement letters

IBM XL C for AIX , V11.1 delivers support for the POWER7 processor architecture

This announcement letter announces IBM XL C for AIX, V11.1.

Last updated: 13 Apr 2010


Product documentation

Online HTML format

The HTML-based online product documentation for IBM XL C for AIX, V11.1 and IBM Debugger for AIX is viewable in IBM Knowledge Center. You can read the information online or download it from the "Offline HTML information center format - download link" section below.

Last updated: 23 Apr 2010

Offline HTML information center format - download link

To have a local copy of the information center, you can download a package from the following link. The package also contains installation instructions and license files.

Last updated: 23 Apr 2010

PDF format

A collection of product documentation files for IBM XL C for AIX, V11.1, including getting started and installation guides. Cross-reference links to other PDF documents might not work online. In this case, download the related PDF documents to the same directory on your local machine.

Last updated: 23 Apr 2010

Documentation errata

This page contains corrections and additions to the product documentation shipped with IBM XL C for AIX, V11.1.

Last updated: See "Modified date" in the page.


Redbooks

Developing and Porting C and C++ Applications on AIX

This IBM Redbooks publication can help experienced UNIX application developers who are new to the AIX operating system.

Last updated: 08 May 2012



Withdrawal announcement

Software withdrawal and support discontinuance: IBM XL C, XL C/C++ V10.1 and XL Fortran V12.1 programs - Replacements available

Withdrawal announcement for IBM XL C for AIX, V10.1.

Last updated: 13 May 2014


Announcement letters

IBM XL C for AIX, V10.1 adds support for the OpenMP V3.0 specification

This announcement letter announces IBM XL C for AIX, V10.1.

Last updated:  08 Jul 2008


Product documentation

Online HTML format

The HTML-based online product documentation for IBM XL C/C++ for AIX, V10.1 and IBM Debugger for AIX is viewable in IBM Knowledge Center.

Last updated: 25 Jul 2008

PDF format

A collection of product documentation files for IBM XL C for AIX, V10.1, including getting started and installation guides. Cross-reference links to other PDF documents might not work online. In this case, download the related PDF documents to the same directory on your local machine.

Last updated: 25 Jul 2008

Documentation errata

This page contains corrections and additions to the product documentation shipped with IBM XL C for AIX, V10.1.

Last updated: See "Modified date" in the page.


Redbooks

Developing and Porting C and C++ Applications on AIX

This IBM Redbooks publication can help experienced UNIX application developers who are new to the AIX operating system.

Last updated: 08 May 2012



Withdrawal announcement

Software withdrawal and support discontinuance: IBM XL C, XL C/C++ V9.0 and XL Fortran V11.1 programs - Replacements available

Withdrawal announcement for IBM XL C Enterprise Edition for AIX, V9.0.

Last updated: 12 Apr 2011


Announcement letters

IBM XL C Enterprise Edition for AIX, V9.0 exploits the capabilities of the IBM POWER6 processors

This announcement letter announces IBM XL C Enterprise Edition for AIX, V9.0.

Last updated: 05 Jun 2007


Product documentation

Online HTML format

The HTML-based online product documentation for IBM XL C/C++ Enterprise Edition for AIX, V9.0 and IBM Debugger for AIX is viewable in IBM Knowledge Center.

Last updated: 06 Jul 2007

Note: For PDF format, search in the Support Portal.


Redbooks

Developing and Porting C and C++ Applications on AIX

This IBM Redbooks publication can help experienced UNIX application developers who are new to the AIX operating system.

Last updated: 08 May 2012



Withdrawal announcement

Software withdrawal and support discontinuance: IBM XL C, XL C/C++ V8.0 and XL Fortran V10.1 programs - Replacements available

Withdrawal announcement for IBM XL C Enterprise Edition V8.0 for AIX.

Last updated: 08 Sep 2009


Announcement letters

IBM XL C Enterprise Edition V8.0 for AIX now supports POWER5+ processors

This announcement letter announces IBM XL C Enterprise Edition V8.0 for AIX.

Last updated: 04 Oct 2005


Product documentation

Online HTML format

The HTML-based online product documentation for IBM XL C/C++ Enterprise Edition V8.0 for AIX and IBM Debugger for AIX is viewable in IBM Knowledge Center.

Last updated: 04 Nov 2005

Note: For PDF format, search in the Support Portal.


Redbooks

Developing and Porting C and C++ Applications on AIX

This IBM Redbooks publication can help experienced UNIX application developers who are new to the AIX operating system.

Last updated: 08 May 2012



Withdrawal announcement

Software withdrawal and support discontinuance: Selected XL C, XL C/C++, XL Fortran programs — Replacements available

Withdrawal announcement for IBM XL C Enterprise Edition V7.0 for AIX.

Last updated: 09 Oct 2007


Announcement letters

IBM XL C Enterprise Edition supports latest POWER5 architecture

This announcement letter announces XL C Enterprise Edition V7.0 for AIX.

Last updated: 31 Aug 2004


Product documentation

PDF format

A collection of product documentation files for IBM XL C/C++ Enterprise Edition V7.0 for AIX, including getting started and installation guides. Cross-reference links to other PDF documents might not work online. In this case, download the related PDF documents to the same directory on your local machine.

Last updated: 01 Oct 2004

Documentation errata

This page contains corrections and additions to the product documentation shipped with IBM XL C/C++ Enterprise Edition V7.0 for AIX.

Last updated: See "Modified date" in the page.


Redbooks

Developing and Porting C and C++ Applications on AIX

This IBM Redbooks publication can help experienced UNIX application developers who are new to the AIX operating system.

Last updated: 08 May 2012


Product General availability End of marketing End of support
XL C for AIX, V13.1.2 June 19, 2015
XL C for AIX, V13.1 June 6, 2014
XL C for AIX, V12.1 June 8, 2012
XL C for AIX, V11.1 April 23, 2010
XL C for AIX, V10.1 July 25, 2008 August 15, 2014 September 30, 2015
XL C Enterprise Edition for AIX, V9.0 July 6, 2007 September 23, 2011 September 30, 2012
XL C Enterprise Edition for AIX, V8.0 November 4, 2005 April 23, 2010 April 30, 2011
XL C Enterprise Edition for AIX, V7.0 October 1, 2004 April 18, 2008 September 30, 2009
White papers

Overview of the IBM XL C/C++ and XL Fortran compilers on Power architectures

This paper contains an overview of IBM XL C/C++ and XL Fortran compilers, outlining their history, unique capabilities and cross-platform support. You can also find a performance overview and a summary of their current strategic advantages.

Last updated: 11 December 2015

Code optimization with the IBM XL compilers on Power architectures

This document introduces the most important optimization capabilities and describes the compiler options, source constructs, and techniques that you can use to maximize the performance of your application.

Last updated: 11 December 2015

IBM XL C/C++ compilers overview

This document provides an overview of XL C/C++ compilers and how their features can help you with your C and C++ development needs.

Last updated: 11 December 2015

Upgrading XL C/C++ compilers (AIX and LE Linux)

New features introduced in the last few releases of the compilers on AIX and Linux, and their benefits are outlined in the this paper.

Last updated: 11 December 2015


Related information

XL C for AIX Support Portal
Latest updates for supported IBM XL C and C++ compilers
Unsupported C and C++ compilers: links to latest update
AIX OS levels supported by XL Compilers
AIX 6.1 documentation in IBM Knowledge Center
AIX 7.1 documentation in IBM Knowledge Center
AIX 7.2 documentation in IBM Knowledge Center

Original publication date

2014/5/13

Document information

More support for: XL C for AIX
Documentation

Software version: 7.0, 8.0, 9.0, 10.1, 11.1, 12.1, 13.1, 13.1.2, 13.1.3

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: 7036590

Modified date: 2016-03-09