Intel® MPI Library Developer Reference for Windows* OS

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Date 12/16/2022

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Compiler Commands

The following table lists the available Intel® MPI Library compiler commands with their underlying compilers and programming languages.

Intel MPI Library Compiler Wrappers
Compiler Command Underlying Compiler Supported Languages
Common Compilers
mpicc.bat cl.exe C
mpicxx.bat cl.exe C++
mpifc.bat ifort.exe Fortran 77/Fortran 95
Microsoft* Visual C++* Compilers
mpicl.bat cl.exe C/C++
Intel® Fortran, C++ Compilers
mpiicc.bat icl.exe C
mpiicpc.bat icl.exe C++
mpiifort.bat ifort.exe Fortran 77/Fortran 95

Notes on Compiler Commands

  • Compiler commands are available only in the Intel MPI Library Software Development Kit (SDK).
  • For the supported versions of the listed compilers, refer to the Intel® MPI Library System Requirements.
  • To display mini-help of a compiler command, execute it without any parameters.
  • Compiler wrapper scripts are located in the <install-dir>\bin directory.
  • The environment settings can be established by running the <install-dir>\env\vars.bat file. To use a specific library configuration, pass the release or debug arguments to the script to switch to the corresponding configuration. The ordinary multi-threaded optimized library is chosen by default. Alternatively, you can use the I_MPI_LIBRARY_KIND environment variable to specify a configuration and source the script without arguments.
  • Ensure that the corresponding underlying compiler is already in your PATH. If you use Intel® compilers, run the vars.bat file from the installation directory to set up the compiler environment.

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