Cygwin 1.7.17

Tools and utilities to emulate Linux in Windows

Cygwin is a Linux-like environment for Windows. The Cygwin DLL works with all non-beta, non "release candidate", ix86 32 bit versions of Windows since Windows 95, with the exception of Windows CE. It consists of two parts:

  • DLL (cygwin1.dll) which acts as a Linux API emulation layer
  • A collection of tools, which provide Linux look and feel



Cygwin 1.7.17

User reviews about Cygwin

  • rjd1050

    by rjd1050

    "Educational Simulator"

    I want to learn how the install a UNIX-like operating system on a Windows 7 platform. When loading Cygwin, will there be... More.

    reviewed on January 23, 2012