.CC File Extension

C++ Source Code File

A file with .cc extension contains C++ source code. It can have a single program or functions compiled into machine code. The .cc and .cpp extensions are similar. Popular C++ projects like gcc use .cc...

General Information

Title CC File Extension
Extension .cc
Full Form C++ Source Code File
File Type Source Code File
Developer N/A
MIME Type text/x-c++src

File Function

Primary Function Store source code
Additional Functions Compile into executable
Features Object-oriented, Compiled

File Characteristics

Quality Depends on code
Supports Layers N/A
Supports Transparency N/A
Editable Yes

Use Cases

Software Development Yes
Game Development Yes
System Programming Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Code vulnerabilities
Best Practices Secure coding, Peer review

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release Pre-1990s
Latest Version Depends on compiler

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .cpp, .cxx, .h, .hpp

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) Free Windows, Mac, Linux
Microsoft Visual Studio Free, Paid versions Windows
Clang Free Windows, Mac, Linux