||Great Cow BASIC Compiler
Two versions of GCBASIC are available. The older version, which is
easier to install and has all of the correct translations in it, or the
newer version, which has less bugs and more features, but doesn't
have up to date translations or an installer. For AVR support, you will
need the newer version.
Files marked in bold are the recommended downloads.
||Installer for GCBASIC. Includes gputils, which this version requires to assemble programs.
Note: The version of gputils included in this file is now outdated
As the full
installer of GCBASIC includes gputils. Please see here for updating gputils. This link also provides information regarding the authors.
for GCBASIC. this installer does not include gputils. This is
useful if you already have MPASM or gputils installed, or you
wish to download separately. See here for the download of gputils.
Also use this version of the installer if you are going to install but need the Italian or Turkish translations.
||Archive containing only GCBASIC. Extract to a folder to run.
||Archive containing the latest version of GCBASIC, GCBASIC with chip data files removed.
can use this by itself, or extract it over an existing installation of
GCBASIC to update it.
If this is the first time you have used the update version, you will also need to save gcbasic.ini to
your installation folder. gcbasic.ini is not included in any updates
- including it could result in someone's customised settings being
A file listing the changes made in each newer build is available here.
Great Cow BASIC Translations
Some translations have been released separately from GCBASIC:
Great Cow Graphical BASIC :
||Installer for Great Cow Graphical BASIC, latest release.
Some people have had trouble accessing these download links. If they
don't work for you, please try the SourceForge.net download page at http://gcbasic.sourceforge.net/newfiles/