Convert UNIX and Linux to Windows with PTC MKS Toolkit

A comprehensive family of software products which provides a UNIX/Linux-like environments on Windows.
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Ease integration of UNIX, Linux and Windows-Based Computers

Watch this interactive demo to learn how MKS Toolkit’s collection of programs and libraries can make your development experience more friendly. Our customers use the MKS Toolkit to improve productivity in many areas of their daily workflow. For example:

  • To port UNIX and Linux applications to Windows.
  • To port shell scripts from UNIX and Linux to give them new life on Windows
  • As a development environment wrapped around Visual Studio or Intel C/C++
  • To have familiar tools (vi, awk, sed, grep, cc, make, …) on Window

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Ease Integration of UNIX, Linux and Windows-Based Computers with PTC MKS Toolkit Products

PTC MKS Toolkit in its many forms allows you to run Unix scripts unmodified using our utilities and to migrate Unix source code unmodified to Windows using the 2700 standards-based POSIX, UNIX and X11 APIs in PTC MKS Toolkit for Enterprise Developers. If you need an X Server, pair up PTC MKS Toolkit for Developers and PTC X/Server in PTC MKS Toolkit for Interoperability.

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MKS Toolkit and X/Server Business Update Webinar

Learn more about what is new with PTC, our commitment to MKS Toolkit & X/Server and their latest features, and our vision.

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Recent MKS Toolkit Release Announcements

PTC MKS Toolkit for Developers is an award winning and industry-leading Windows/UNIX interoperability solution that dramatically improves the compatibility between Windows and UNIX environments. It enables developers and system administrators to customize, control, and automate their software development and administrative processes.

MKS Toolkit 10.4 Highlights

  • Windows 11 and Windows Server 2022
  • Visual Studio 2022
  • Native only 64-bit
  • ARM64
  • Clang 10.0.1 for NuTCRACKER Platform 10.4
  • Libc++ 10.0.1 for clang++ and Visual C++ 2022
  • New pseudo tty implementation
  • New utility “lsmsi”

Benefits of MKS Toolkit

  • Powerful Scripting
    Allows you to simplify and automate the execution of repetitive tasks.

  • New Technology Integration
    Enables you to easily control and manipulate today’s dynamic infrastructures.

  • Component-based Architecture
    Provides you with the ability to easily customize a solution configured to the needs of your organization.

  • Run UNIX applications as native Windows programs taking full advantage of COM, .NET, and other Windows features.

  • Maintain a single source of base across UNIX, Windows 32-bit systems and Windows 64-bit systems so you can save time and money for years to come.

  • Deploy ported applications with ease using a built-in packaging wizard and a wide variety of UNIX runtime options.

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