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Great Cow BASIC is an open-source BASIC compiler for 8 bit Microchip PIC and Atmel AVR microcontrollers. Also included in the project is Great Cow Graphical BASIC, an icon based editor for GCBASIC programs.

Simply click  here 
to download the latest full release of Great Cow Basic, or, for your other options please see the tables below.


Great Cow Basic Package Usage Description Download package
1 Great Cow Basic IDE v0.95 You want the complete package, you want a complete installation of the IDE and GCGB. This is the latest build with the Great Cow  Basic compiler, the IDE and Great Cow  Basic.  This is a complete package. Contains demonstrations and seven microprocessor programmers (including the command and GUI tools for the Microchip Pickit 2 & 3)  for Microchip and AVR microprocessors ~57mb
2 Great Cow Graphical Basic v0.95 You want the latest  GCGB and compiler. You are probably new to using microprocessors or have used GCGB in the past. This is the latest build of Great Cow Graphical Basic and the Great Cow  Basic compiler.  Contains demonstrations and programmers for Microchip and AVR microprocessors. Contains the command line programming tools Microchip Pickit 2 and AVRDude.  This is does not include the textual IDE. ~11mb
3 Great Cow Graphical Basic IDE v0.95- Minimal You want the complete package, you want a complete installation of the IDE and GCGB but do not need the GUI programmers. This is the latest build with the Great Cow  Basic compiler, the IDE and Great Cow  Basic.  This package contains demonstrations and the five command line  programmers for Microchip and AVR microprocessors. This does NOT contain the GUI programming tools Microchip Pickit 2 / 3. ~16mb
4 Great Cow Graphical Compiler v0.95 - Core You want the latest compiler.  You are going to refresh and existing installation with the compiler and the key operational files.

You must be able to  manage your own installation. 
This is the latest build with the Great Cow  Basic compiler and the  demonstrations . This does NOT contain any programming tools. ~3mb
5Great Cow BASIC v0.95 - Linux DistributionYou want the sources to the latest compiler.  You are going to create your own build of the executables.

You must be able to  manage your own build and installation process.

The password to this download is GCB
This is the latest build with the Great Cow  BASIC for Linux and the  demonstrations . This does NOT contain any programming tools.~13mb
6Great Cow BASIC Help Files - All formatsYou want the Help file in one of the six formats we support.

The formats are CHM (Windows Help), HTML for the Web including search, HTML5,  HTML,  XML and PDF.
 
The web version is online version and the CHM is included in the Windows build.
These downloads are the latest build for Great Cow BASIC.<1mb
7Great Cow BASIC Help  - Source filesYou want the Help file source files.

These files are in ASCIIDOC format.

If you want to edit. Simply take a copy of a source file, learn the format (see ASCIIDOC format on web), edit and post to the forum.  
These downloads are the latest source files for Great Cow BASIC Help.<1mb


 
Also see http://gcbasic.sourceforge.net/olderdownloads.html for the Great Cow Basic download for older releases.

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