Download Documentation: Intel® Compiler (Current and Previous)

By Dylan Benito,

Published: 02/07/2018   Last Updated: 06/28/2021

Download Instructions

Use the following steps to add Intel® Compiler documentation to your local machine:

  1. Download your selected HTML documentation from the links below.
  2. Unzip the downloaded documentation folder to one of the following locations:
    NOTE: The folder used to unzip the document varies on your product and version.
    • Paths for oneAPI:
      • Intel® oneAPI DPC++/C++ Compiler, located in the Base, IoT, or HPC Toolkit:
        C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\oneAPI\compiler\[version]\windows\documentation\en\compiler_c\
      • Intel® Fortran Compiler for oneAPI, located in the HPC Toolkit:
        C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\oneAPI\compiler\[version]\windows\documentation\en\compiler_f\
    • Paths for PSXE:
      • Intel® C++ Compiler:
        C:\Program Files (x86)\IntelSWTools\documentation_YYYY\en\compiler_c\
      • Intel® Fortran Compiler:
        C:\Program Files (x86)\IntelSWTools\documentation_YYYY\en\compiler_f\
  3. Restart Microsoft Visual Studio*.
  4. Use F1 help as expected.
    NOTE: F1 help works for Intel specific keywords, all other keywords redirect to a Microsoft* landing page.

HTML (F1 Help) and PDF Download Links

2021.3 oneAPI Documentation

2021.1 oneAPI Documentation - Japanese Translation

19.1 PSXE Documentation

19.0 PSXE Documentation

18.0 PSXE Documentation

Access Older Versions (Intel® Parallel Studio XE and Intel® System Studio)

Documentation for older versions of the Intel Compilers are available for download only. For a list of available documentation downloads by product version, see these pages:


Product and Performance Information


Performance varies by use, configuration and other factors. Learn more at