Unsupported Features

The compiler for Intel® System Studio is based on the standard Intel® C++ Compiler version 18.0. However, not all 18.0 features and options described in the standard compiler documentation are supported by the compiler in Intel® System Studio.

The Intel® C++ Compiler for Intel® System Studio does not support the following features implemented in the standard Intel® C++ Compiler 18.0.

Unsupported features for Linux* and Android* targets:

  • Intel® Many Integrated Core architecture (Intel® MIC architecture)

  • Native Linux* thread local storage

  • Xcode* IDE integration

Unsupported features for Android* targets:

  • Intel® Graphics Technology

  • SIMD Data Layout Templates (SDLT)


  • For Android* systems, support for Profile Guided Optimization (PGO) and Intel® Cilk™ Plus features are different than what is implemented in the standard compiler. See https://software.intel.com/en-us/android/articles/using-advanced-intelr-c-compiler-features-for-android-applications for details. Note that Intel® Cilk™ Plus is a deprecated feature.

  • Although Microsoft* Visual Studio* and Eclipse* IDEs are supported by the Intel® C++ Compiler for Intel® System Studio for Linux* and Android* targets, their integration and usage differs significantly from the standard compiler integration and usage as described in the core documentation.

For latest information on feature support, refer to the Release Notes provided with the Intel® System Studio product.

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