What is Cygwin?
It is a POSIX-compatible environment that runs natively on Microsoft Windows. Its goal is to allow programs of Unix-like systems to be recompiled and run natively on Windows with minimal source code modifications by providing them with the same underlying POSIX API they would expect in those systems.
Cygwin is a tool in the Operating Systems category of a tech stack.
Cygwin is an open source tool with 24 GitHub stars and 6 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Cygwin's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Cygwin?
15 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Cygwin.
- A dynamic-link library
- API compatibility layer
- Color Depths
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