Intel® Cluster Studio 2013 SP1 Initial Release Readme

The Intel® Cluster Studio 2013 SP1 for Linux* and Windows* combines all Intel® Composer XE and Intel® Cluster Tools into a single package. This multi-component software toolkit contains the core libraries and tools to efficiently develop, optimize, run, and distribute parallel applications for clusters with Intel processors.  This package is for cluster users who develop on and build for IA-32 and Intel® 64 architectures on Linux* and Windows*, as well as customers running over the Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessor on Linux*. It contains:

  • Intel® C++ Compiler XE 14.0
  • Intel® Fortran Compiler XE 14.0
  • Intel® Debugger 13.0 Update 1 (for Linux* OS only)
  • GNU* Project Debugger (GDB*) 7.5
  • Intel® Integrated Performance Primitives 8.0 Update 1
  • Intel® Threading Building Blocks (TBB) 4.2
  • Intel® Math Kernel Library (MKL) 11.1
  • Intel® MPI Library 4.1 Update 1
  • Intel® Trace Analyzer and Collector 8.1 Update 3
  • Intel® MPI Benchmarks 3.2 Update 4
  • Documentation

New in this release:

  • All components updated to current versions
  • Development of applications that offload work to an Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessor from a Windows* host is now supported
  • Addition of an Intel® Cluster Studio XE web page that provides an up-to-date list of frequently asked questions (FAQ) about the product
    • The FAQ document has been removed from this package
  • GNU* Project Debugger (GDB*) 7.5 (GPL licensed) is now included in the package
  • Addition of a Getting Started Guide that outlines product functionality for the current operating system

Refer to the Intel® Cluster Studio 2013 SP1 Release Notes for more details.


  • Intel® Cluster Studio 2013 SP1 for Linux*
    • File: l_ics_p_2013.1.039.tgz

      Product for developing 32-bit, 64-bit, and Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessor applications

    • File: l_ics_2013.1.039_ia32.tgz

      Product for developing 32-bit applications only

    • File: l_ics_2013.1.039_intel64.tgz

      Product for developing 64-bit and Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessor applications only

  • Intel® Cluster Studio 2013 SP1 for Windows*
    • File: w_ics_p_2013.1.039.exe

      Product for developing 32-bit and 64-bit applications

    • File: w_ics_p_2013.1.039_ia32.exe

      Product for developing 32-bit applications only

    • File: w_ics_p_2013.1.039_intel64.exe

      Product for developing 64-bit applications only

For more complete information about compiler optimizations, see our Optimization Notice.