Intel Fortran Compiler 9.0 Now Available

Intel Fortran Compiler 9.0 Now Available

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Intel Fortran Compiler 9.0 has now been released. New features include:

  • More features from Fortran 2003, including command line and system environment intrinsics
  • The ability to INQUIRE about directories
  • Full support for OpenMP 2.5, including WORKSHARE
  • Multi-file routine interface checking
  • Improved optimization at the default level (-O2)
  • Loops can now be both vectorized and parallelized
  • Software-based Speculative Precomputation optimization helps with shared-cache processors
  • Improved debugger support for optimized code
  • Ability to view PARAMETER constants in the debugger (not working in the initial release - will be available in the first update later in June.)
  • Improved installation and license acquisition process

For more information on what is new in 9.0, see the Release Notes and the Product Information page.

Message Edited by sblionel on 06-15-2005 08:08 PM

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