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Wednesday, May 31st 2000
New VectorC Release
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Version 0.8.0 of CodePlay's VectorC compiler is now available. According to the web site, "VECTORC is a new C compiler for Windows PCs. Its unique feature is its ability to automatically vectorize standard C code to take advantage of the latest microprocessor features. "

Here's the buzz, from the press release:

" As part of CodePlay's continuing work to provide the most advanced optimizer for Windows developers, a new beta test version of VectorC is available on CodePlay's website.

VectorC is the first compiler written by games developers for games developers. Its most significant feature is its ability to vectorize normal C source code to produce games that take full advantage of MMX, AMD 3DNow! and Intel Streaming SIMD Extensions.

Company spokesperson, Andrew Richards, says: "We have now added support for AMD's Athlon processor. VectorC now gives developers the most easy access to the latest, most powerful processor features."

To download VectorC, visit CodePlay's website at: The download is free, but time limited until 1st July 2000. "

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