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Cygwin 3.0.1

A Linux-like environment developed for MS Windows computers

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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.
Name Cygwin
Version 3.0.1
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Product Homepage Cygwin
License Free (Freeware)
Last Week Downloads 8
All Time Downloads 2,716
Filename setup-x86.exe
Filesize 1.1MB
MD5 Checksum EC141A05F063A78CE785BD6DF26C5E2F
OS Support Windows All
Category Utilities

100% CLEAN Certification

BadgeCygwin has been tested by team against viruses, spyware, adware, trojan, backdoors and was found to be 100% clean. Our editors will recheck this software periodically to assure that it remains clean.


Old Versions

Software Date Added
Cygwin 3.0.1 February 24, 2019 - Latest Version
Cygwin 3.0.0 February 17, 2019
Cygwin 2.7.0 February 13, 2017
Cygwin 1.7.35 March 04, 2015
Cygwin 1.7.33 November 18, 2014

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