What’s New in the Intel Compiler

The list below summarizes new features in the Intel® C++ Compiler 15.0 and the Intel® Fortran Compiler 15.0. For more details about changes in the Intel compilers since the previous release, including a list of new options, please refer to the ‘What’s New’ section in the release notes (C++, Fortran).

Feature Highlights
•    Redesign of  the optimization reports (including vec-report, loop optimizations, and inlining reports)
•    OpenMP 4.0 support in Intel Compiler 15.0
•    New features targeting Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessors
•    Microsoft vectorcall calling convention supported

Intel® C++ Compiler 15.0
•    Intel® C++ Compiler 15.0 for Linux Sets “-ansi-alias” by Default
•    Full C++11 Support (Prerequisite: Dependent headers and libraries also require full language support.)
•    Aligned “new” support via a new header file “aligned_new” on Linux* and Windows*
•    What’s new in the Intel C++ Compiler integration with Microsoft* Visual Studio*

Intel® Fortran Compiler 15.0
•    Full language Fortran 2003 support
•    BLOCK from Fortran 2008
•    OpenMP* 4.0 WORKSHARE


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