Cygwin is a rich collection of Open Source and GNU utilities which enables you to run a Linux-like environment on your MS Windows machine. The utility offers advanced POSIX API functionality thanks to the included DLL library.
Cygwin is not a method to run Linux applications and tools on windows computers. The application offers a rich set of tools and components, including shells, terminals, servers, text utilities, and much more.
Cygwin is a tool suitable mainly for developers, allowing them to run applications built in Linux on MS windows machine. The environment offers Windows compatibility for applications written in Linux.
- The utility enables you to test your applications written for Linux.
- The application provides POSIX API functionality.
|Developer||Red Hat Inc | see all products from this developer|
|Last Week Downloads||7|
|All Time Downloads||760|
|OS Support||Windows All|
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