Intel® Code Builder for OpenCL™ API Plug-in for Microsoft Visual Studio*

Intel® Code Builder for OpenCL™ API plug-in for Microsoft Visual Studio* IDE enables you to develop OpenCL™ applications with Microsoft Visual Studio IDE.

The plug-in supports the following features:

  • Project templates
  • OpenCL code file (*.cl) template
  • Syntax highlighting
  • Types and functions auto-completion
  • Offline compilation and build of OpenCL kernels
  • LLVM code view
  • Assembly code view
  • Program IR generation
  • Selection of target OpenCL device - CPU or Intel Graphics


To work with the plug-in features, create an OpenCL code project template or convert an existing project into the OpenCL code project.

See Also

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