Minimum Compiler Requirements

MPLAB® X IDE requires that you use a recent version of our supported compilers. Some older compilers don't generate all of the output files required by MPLAB X IDE.

Compiler Earliest Compatible Version
MPLAB C for PIC18 2.40
MPLAB C for PIC24 and dsPIC 2.02
MPLAB C for PIC32 1.01
HI-TECH PICC18 Std 8.00
HI-TECH PICC18 Pro 9.60

Many third party compilers are already supported or will be shortly. Contact your compiler vendor for information about which version works with MPLAB X IDE.

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