File Type C++ Source Code File IconC++ Source Code File
File Format Standard
Usage Open manually; may be referenced by an application
Rank ★ ★ ☆  Average

Source code for a C++ program; may include all the code for a single program or may be one of several source code files referenced by a programming project; contains functions that are compiled into machine code, which the computer's operating system can understand.

May be edited with a basic text editor, though it will not show syntax highlighting, which is available in most software development programs.

Open With

IconMicrosoft Visual Studio

IconEmbarcadero Technologies C++ Builder

IconBloodshedSoftware Dev-C++


IconApple Xcode

IconFreescale CodeWarrior Development Tools


IconGNU Compiler Collection (GCC)

IconGNU Emacs


Updated 2007