The downloads

The client can be downloaded, precompiled and ready to run. DC++ runs on any recent Windows version (Vista SP2, 7 SP1, 8, 8.1 and 10) as well as under Wine.

If you have experience in C++ programming, the source code for DC++ is also available. To compile DC++, you will need either the tools from MinGW or Microsoft Visual Studio. Refer to the compiling guide for more information.

DC++ is distributed with language files included. By default it will use the language specified in Windows locale settings. You can change it in Settings > Appearance > Language. Found errors or omissions in DC++'s interface of your native? You can help translating DC++ to your own language using our web-based translating interface.

Package information

The DC++ distribution has three files:

A Windows Installer that sets up DC++ for immediate usage on both 32 and 64 bit systems (into your Program Files folder, with shortcuts and user profile support).
This file is of the form DCPlusPlus-###.exe.

A binary archive that can be unzipped anywhere and is usable right away (portable version, without any shortcuts or registry information created).
This file is of the form for 32 bit systems and for 64 bit systems.

An archive with the source code that was used for compiling and creating the executable distributed in the other packages; for experienced programmers.
This file is of the form

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Notable changes in DC++ 0.866:

Over version 0.860, DC++ 0.866 fixes some connectivity settings, updates libraries and the compiler used to build the program, and contains miscellaneous improvements. Over version 0.865, DC++ 0.866 improves chats that contain a lot of lines, fixes a way to remotely freeze DC++ and has better UPnP support. This is a security release; upgrading is strongly advised. Note: Windows XP and pre SSE3 CPUs are no longer supported by DC++.

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