Intel® C++ Composer XE 2013 SP1 for OS X*, Initial Release

Intel® C++ Composer XE 2013 SP1 includes the latest Intel C/C++ compilers and performance libraries for IA-32 and Intel® 64 architecture systems. This new product release now includes: Intel® C++ Compiler XE Version 14.0.0, GNU* Project Debugger (GDB*), Intel® Math Kernel Library (Intel® MKL) Version 11.1, Intel® Integrated Performance Primitives (Intel® IPP) Version 8.0 Update 1, Intel® Threading Building Blocks (Intel® TBB) Version 4.2

New in this release:

  • Online installation
  • Intel® C++ Compiler 14.0.0
  • GNU* Project Debugger (GDB*)
  • -use-clang-env enabled by default
  • libc++ now supported
  • OS X* 10.7 is no longer supported
  • Xcode* 4.4 and 4.5 are no longer supported
  • Features from C++11 (-std=c++11)
  • Partial OpenMP* 4.0 RC2 support
  • Intel® Cilk™ Plus changes
  • __INTEL_COMPILER_UPDATE predefined macro
  • Pointer type alignment qualifiers
  • Variable definition attributes to avoid false sharing
  • -mtune performance tuning option
  • New KMP_PLACE_THREADS environment variable
  • New __INTEL_PRE_CFLAGS and __INTEL_POST_CFLAGS environment variables
  • New –vec-report7 vectorization report level
  • -[no-]pch-messages to enable/disable precompiled header diagnostics
  • -openmp-simd option added for controlling the enabling/disabling of specific OpenMP* 4.0 features independently of other OpenMP features
  • -xATOM_SSE4.2 option added to support Silvermont microarchitecture
  • Intel® Math Kernel Library 11.1
  • Intel® Integrated Performance Primitives 8.0 Update 1
  • Intel® Threading Building Blocks 4.2
  • Corrections to reported problems

Note:  For more information on the changes listed above, please read the individual component release notes.


File:  m_ccompxe_online_2013_sp1.0.074.dmg
Online installer

File:  m_ccompxe_2013_sp1.0.074.dmg
Product for developing 32-bit and 64-bit applications

File:  m_ccompxe_redist_2013_sp1.0.074.dmg
Redistributable Libraries

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