SourceBoost Technologies BoostC ‘C’ Compiler for PICmicro and SourceBoost IDE

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About this product


  • ANSI ‘C’ compatible
  • Produces optimised code to reduce execution time and memory usage
  • Supports devices in the PIC12, PIC16 and PIC18 families

Product overview

• ANSI ‘C’ compatible
• Produces optimised code to reduce execution time and memory usage
• Supports devices in the PIC12, PIC16 and PIC18 families
• Automatic code page switching
• Automatic bank switching for variables
• 1, 8, 16 and 32 bit data types
• Automatic context save and restore in interrupt service routines
• Optional C++ language features: function overloading, function templates and references as function arguments
• Source code level debug output
• Code output in industry standard Intel Hex file format
• Compatible with Microchip ICD2 when integrated into Microchip MPLAB
• Code produced is compatible with Velleman K8048 Programmer - Order Code N36AC (kit version) and N61CG (assembled version)

SourceBoost IDE (Integrated Development Environment) features:

• Project manager, profiler and symbol browser
• Built-in debugger with clock accurate simulator
• Source level and assembler level debugging
• Code stepping - step into, step over, step out and the unique step back
• Real world peripheral simulation through device plug-ins

The BoostC ‘C’ Compiler for PICmicro is the next generation of ‘C’ compiler from SourceBoost Technologies. It supports over 250 devices in the Microchip PIC12, PIC16 and PIC18 device families. The devices supported are those with 14-bit and 16-bit instruction op-codes.

To view a complete list of supported devices please click here


The software is supplied on a CD-ROM and is compatible with PCs with the following specifications:
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP®
CPU: Pentium Processor or equivalent
RAM: 128MB minimum
Disk Space Required: 80MB
Graphics Card: 16-bit colour display adapter (capable of displaying at 800 x 600 resolution)
License Limitations:
License Type Program Limitations Usage Limitations
Standard 4k Instructions Non-commercial only

Is this eligible for on-line update to version 7

Asked by: Tinkerer
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Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2017-01-22

hi, is this version 7 thanks

Asked by: redkooga
No, this is version 6
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2016-03-18
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