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The following table presents compiler support for new C++ features. These include C++11, C++14, C++17, and later accepted revisions to the standard, as well as various technical specifications.

C++ 2011 feature
 
Paper(s)
 
Version
 
GCC
Clang
MSVC
EDG eccp
Intel C++
IBM XLC++
Sun/Oracle C++
Embarcadero C++ Builder
Cray
Portland Group (PGI)
HP aCC
Digital Mars C++
alignas N2341 c++11 4.8 3.0 11.0*
14.0
4.8 15.0 13.1.2* 5.13 Yes 8.4 2015
alignof N2341 c++11 4.5 2.9 14.0 4.8 15.0 13.1.2* 5.13 Yes 8.4 2015
Atomic operations N2427 c++11 4.4 3.1 11.0 Yes 13.0 13.1.2* 5.14 Yes 8.4 2015
auto N1984(v1.0) c++11 4.4(v1.0) Yes 10.0(v0.9) 4.1(v0.9) 11.0(v0.9)
12.0(v1.0)
11.1(v1.0) 5.13 Yes 8.4 2015 A.06.25
C99 preprocessor N1653 4.3 Yes 14.0* 4.1 11.1 10.1 5.9 Yes 8.4 2015 A.06.25 Yes
constexpr N2235 c++11 4.6 3.1 14.0* 4.6 13.0*
14.0
12.1*
13.1
5.13 Yes 8.4 2015 A.06.28
decltype v1.0: N2343

v1.1: N3276

c++11 4.3(v1.0)
4.8.1(v1.1)
2.9 10.0(v1.0)
11.0(v1.1)
4.1(v1.0) 11.0(v1.0)
12.0(v1.1)
11.1(v1.0) 5.13 Yes 8.4 2015 A.06.25 8.52(v1.0)
Defaulted and deleted functions N2346 c++11 4.4 3.0 12.0 4.1 12.0 13.1 5.13 Yes 8.4 2015 A.06.25
Delegating constructors N1986 c++11 4.7 3.0 12.0 4.7 14.0 11.1 5.13 Yes 8.4 2015 A.06.28
Explicit conversion operators N2437 c++11 4.5 3.0 12.0 4.4 13.0 12.1 5.13 Yes 8.4 2015 A.06.27
Extended friend declarations N1791 c++11 4.7 2.9 10.0*
12.0
4.1 11.1*
12.0
11.1 5.13 Yes 8.4 2015 A.06.25
extern template N1987 c++11 3.3 Yes 6.0 3.9 9.0 11.1 5.13 Yes 8.4 2015 A.06.25
Forward enum declarations N2764 c++11 4.6 3.1 11.0 4.5 11.1*
14.0
12.1 5.13 Yes 8.4 2015
Inheriting constructors N2540 c++11 4.8 3.3 14.0 4.8 15.0 13.1.1* 5.13 Yes 8.4 2015
Initializer lists N2672 c++11 4.4 3.1 12.0 4.5 13.0*
14.0
13.1.2* 5.13 Yes 8.4 2015 A.06.28
Lambda expressions v0.9: N2550

v1.0: N2658
v1.1: N2927

c++11 4.5(v1.1) 3.1 10.0(v1.0)
11.0(v1.1)
4.1(v1.1) 12.0(v1.1) 13.1.2* 5.13 Yes 8.4 2015 A.06.25
Local and unnamed types as template parameters N2657 4.5 2.9 10.0 4.2 12.0 13.1.2* 5.13 Yes 8.4 2015 A.06.27
long long N1811 c++11 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes 8.4 2015 Yes Yes
Inline namespaces N2535 c++11 4.4 2.9 14.0 4.5 14.0 11.1 5.13 Yes 8.4 2015 A.06.28
New character types N2249 c++11 4.4 2.9 14.0 4.4 12.1*
14.0
13.1.1* 5.13 Yes 8.4 2015 A.06.27 8.52
Trailing function return types N2541 c++11 4.4 2.9 10.0 4.1 12.0 12.1 5.13 Yes 8.4 2015 A.06.27
nullptr N2431 c++11 4.6 2.9 10.0 4.2 12.1 13.1 5.13 Yes 8.4 2015 A.06.27 8.52
Unicode string literals N2442 c++11 4.4 3.0 14.0 4.7 11.0* 10.1*
13.1.1*
5.7 Yes 8.4 2015 A.06.28 8.52
Raw string literals N2442 c++11 4.5 Yes 12.0 4.7 14.0 13.1.1* 5.13 Yes 8.4 2015 A.06.28 8.52
User-defined literals N2765 c++11 4.7 3.1 14.0 4.8 15.0 13.1.2* 5.14 Yes 8.4 2015
Right angle brackets N1757 c++11 4.3 Yes 8.0 4.1 11.0 12.1 5.13 Yes 8.4 2015
R-value references v1.0: N2118

v2.0: N2844
v2.1: N2844+
v3.0: N3053

c++11 4.3(v1.0)
4.5(v2.1)
4.6(v3.0)
Yes 10.0(v2.0)
11.0(v2.1)
14.0(v3.0)
4.5(v3.0) 11.1(v1.0)
12.0(v2.0)
14.0(v3.0)
12.1(v2.1) 5.13 Yes 8.4 2015 A.06.25
static_assert N1720 c++11 4.3 2.9 10.0 4.1 11.0 11.1 5.13 Yes 8.4 2015 A.06.25 8.52
Strongly-typed enum N2347 c++11 4.4 2.9 11.0 4.0 13.0 12.1 5.13 Yes 8.4 2015 A.06.25
Template aliases N2258 c++11 4.7 3.0 12.0 4.2 12.1 13.1.1* 5.13 Yes 8.4 2015 A.06.27
Thread-local storage N2659 c++11 4.4*
4.8
3.3*
3.3
10.0*
14.0
4.8 11.1*
15.0*
10.1*
13.1.2*
5.9* Yes 8.4 2015 8.52*
Unrestricted unions N2544 c++11 4.6 3.0 14.0 4.6 14.0* 13.1.2* 5.13 Yes 8.4 2015 A.06.28
Type traits N1836 c++11 4.3 3.0 8.0 4.0 10.0 13.1.3 5.13 Yes 8.4 2015 6.16
Variadic templates v0.9: N2242

v1.0: N2555

c++11 4.3(v0.9)
4.4(v1.0)
2.9(v1.0) 12.0 4.1(v0.9) 12.1(v1.0) 11.1(v0.9) 5.13 Yes 8.4 2015 A.06.27
Range-for loop N2930 c++11 4.6 3.0 11.0 4.5 13.0 13.1.2* 5.13 Yes 8.4 2015 A.06.28
override and final v0.8: N2928

v0.9: N3206
v1.0: N3272

c++11 4.7 2.9 8.0(v0.8)
11.0(v1.0)
4.8(v1.0) 12.0(v0.8)
14.0(v1.0)
13.1.1* 5.13 Yes 8.4 2015
Attributes N2761 c++11 4.8 3.3 14.0 4.2 12.1 13.1.1* 5.13 Yes 8.4 2015 A.06.27
ref-qualifiers N2439 c++11 4.8.1 2.9 14.0 4.7 14.0 13.1.2* 5.13 Yes 8.4 2015 A.06.28
Non-static data member initializers N2756 c++11 4.7 3.0 12.0 4.6 14.0 13.1.2* 5.13 Yes 8.4 2015 A.06.28
Dynamic initialization and destruction with concurrency (magic statics) N2660 c++11 4.3 2.9 14.0 Yes 11.1* 13.1.2* 5.13 Yes 8.4 2015 A.06.25
noexcept N3050 c++11 4.6 3.0 14.0 4.5 14.0 13.1.1* 5.13 Yes 8.4 2015 A.06.28
C++ 2014 feature
 
Paper(s)
 
Version
 
GCC
Clang
MSVC
EDG eccp
Intel C++
IBM XLC++
Sun/Oracle C++
Embarcadero C++ Builder
Cray
Portland Group (PGI)
HP aCC
Digital Mars C++
Tweaked wording for contextual conversions N3323 c++14-lang 4.9 3.4 12.0 4.9 16.0 13.1.2*
Binary literals N3472 c++14-lang 4.3/4.9 2.9 14.0 4.10 11.0 13.1.2* 5.14 2015
decltype(auto), Return type deduction for normal functions N3638 c++14-lang 4.8/4.9 3.3/3.4 14.0 4.9 15.0 13.1.2*
Initialized/Generalized lambda captures (init-capture) N3648 c++14-lang 4.5/4.9 3.4 14.0 4.10 15.0  ?
Generic (polymorphic) lambda expressions N3649 c++14-lang 4.9 3.4 14.0 4.10 16.0 13.1.2*  ?
Variable templates N3651 c++14-lang 5.0 3.4 14.2 4.11 17.0 13.1.2*
Extended constexpr N3652 c++14-lang 5 3.4 "15" Preview 5 4.11 17.0 13.1.2*
Member initializers and aggregates (NSDMI) N3653 c++14-lang 5 3.3 "15" Preview 4 4.9 16.0 5.14
Clarifying memory allocation (avoiding/fusing allocations) N3664 c++14-lang N/A 3.4 N/A N/A
Deprecated attribute N3760 c++14-lang 4.9 3.4 14.0 4.9 15.0*
16.0
13.1.2* 5.14
Sized deallocation N3778 c++14-lang 5 3.4 14.0 4.10.1 17.0 5.14
Single quote as digit separator N3781 c++14-lang 4.9 3.4 14.0 4.10 16.0 13.1.2* 5.14 2015
std::result_of and SFINAE N3462 c++14 5.0 Yes 14.2 N/A N/A Yes
constexpr for <complex> N3302 c++14 5.0 3.4 14.0 N/A N/A
constexpr for <chrono> N3469 c++14 5.0 3.4 14.0 N/A N/A
constexpr for <array> N3470 c++14 5.0 3.4 14.0 N/A N/A
constexpr for <initializer_list>, <utility> and <tuple> N3471 c++14 5.0 3.4 14.0 N/A N/A
Improved std::integral_constant N3545 c++14 5.0 3.4 14.0 N/A N/A
User-defined literals for <chrono> and <string> N3642 c++14 5.0 3.4 14.0 N/A N/A
Null forward iterators N3644 c++14 5.0* 3.4 14.0 N/A N/A
std::quoted N3654 c++14 5.0 3.4 14.0 N/A N/A
Heterogeneous associative lookup N3657 c++14 5.0 3.4 14.0 N/A N/A
std::integer_sequence N3658 c++14 5.0 3.4 14.0 N/A N/A
std::shared_mutex (timed) N3659 c++14 5.0 3.4 14.0 N/A N/A
std::exchange N3668 c++14 5.0 3.4 14.0 N/A N/A
fixing constexpr member functions without const N3669 c++14 5.0 3.4 14.0 N/A N/A
std::get<T>() N3670 c++14 5.0 3.4 14.0 N/A N/A
Dual-Range std::equal, std::is_permutation, std::mismatch N3671 c++14 5.0 3.4 14.0 N/A N/A
C++ 2017 feature
 
Paper(s)
 
Version
 
GCC
Clang
MSVC
EDG eccp
Intel C++
IBM XLC++
Sun/Oracle C++
Embarcadero C++ Builder
Cray
Portland Group (PGI)
HP aCC
Digital Mars C++
New auto rules for direct-list-initialization N3922 c++17-lang 5.0 3.8 14.0 4.10.1 17.0
static_assert with no message N3928 c++17-lang 6 2.5 "15" Preview 5 4.12
typename in a template template parameter N4051 c++17-lang 5.0 3.5 14.0 4.10.1 17.0
std::uncaught_exceptions() N4152 c++17-lang 6 3.7 14.0
Nested namespace definition N4230 c++17-lang 6 3.6 14.3 4.12 17.0
Attributes for namespaces and enumerators N4266 c++17-lang 4.9 (namespaces) / 6 (enumerators) 3.6 14.0 4.11
u8 character literals N4267 c++17-lang 6 3.6 14.0 4.11 17.0
Allow constant evaluation for all non-type template arguments N4268 c++17-lang 6 3.6
Fold Expressions N4295 c++17-lang 6 3.6
Make exception specifications part of the type system P0012R1 c++17-lang 7 4.0
Aggregate initialization of classes with base classes P0017R1 c++17-lang 7 3.9
Lambda capture of *this P0018R3 c++17-lang 7 3.9
Using attribute namespaces without repetition P0028R4 c++17-lang 7 3.9
Dynamic memory allocation for over-aligned data P0035R4 c++17-lang 7 4.0
Unary fold expressions and empty parameter packs P0036R0 c++17-lang 6 3.9
__has_include in preprocessor conditionals P0061R1 c++17-lang 5.0 Yes
Template argument deduction for class templates P0091R3 c++17-lang 7
Non-type template parameters with auto type P0127R2 c++17-lang 7 4.0
Guaranteed copy elision P0135R1 c++17-lang 7
New specification for inheriting constructors (DR1941 et al) P0136R1 c++17-lang 7 3.9
Direct-list-initialization of enumerations P0138R2 c++17-lang 7 3.9
Stricter expression evaluation order P0145R3 c++17-lang 7 4.0
constexpr lambda expressions P0170R1 c++17-lang 7
Differing begin and end types in range-based for P0184 c++17-lang 6 3.9 "15" Preview 5 4.12
[[fallthrough]] attribute P0188 c++17-lang 7 3.9 "15" Preview 4
[[nodiscard]] attribute P0189 c++17-lang 7 3.9
[[maybe_unused]] attribute P0212 c++17-lang 7 3.9
Structured Bindings P0217R3 c++17-lang 7 4.0 (partial)
Ignore unknown attributes P0283R2 c++17-lang Yes 3.9
Hexadecimal floating-point literals P0245 c++17-lang 3.0 Yes
constexpr if statements P0292R2 c++17-lang 7 3.9
init-statements for if and switch P0305R1 c++17-lang 7 3.9
Inline variables P0386R2 c++17-lang 7 3.9
Improving std::pair and std::tuple N4387 c++17 Yes 4.0 14.2 N/A N/A
std::shared_mutex (untimed) N4508 c++17 6.0 3.7 14.2* N/A N/A
C++ Post-2017 feature
 
Paper(s)
 
Version
 
GCC
Clang
MSVC
EDG eccp
Intel C++
IBM XLC++
Sun/Oracle C++
Embarcadero C++ Builder
Cray
Portland Group (PGI)
HP aCC
Digital Mars C++
C++ feature
 
Paper(s)
 
Version
 
GCC
Clang
MSVC
EDG eccp
Intel C++
IBM XLC++
Sun/Oracle C++
Embarcadero C++ Builder
Cray
Portland Group (PGI)
HP aCC
Digital Mars C++

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[edit] References

Individual vendor compatibility checklists (these are more up-to-date than the table above)

  • GCC (Updated 2016-06)
  • Clang++ (Updated 2016-06)
  • Microsoft Visual Studio (updated 2016-06)
  • C++11/C++14/C++17 core language support status
  • Intel C++ (Updated 2016-06)
  • EDG (Updated 2016-01)
  • Oracle C++ (updated 2016-01)
  • libCstd (RogueWave Standard Library version 2), predates C++98
  • stlport4 (STLport Standard Library version 4.5.3), predates C++03
  • stdcxx4 (Apache Standard Library version 4), predates C++11
  • IBM XL C++ (updated 2015-12)
  • HP aCC
  • Digital Mars C++
  • Embarcadero C++
  • Cray (updated 2015-12)
  • [2] For version 8.4, claims all of C++11 is supported except alignas
  • Portland Group (PGI) (updated 2016-07)
  • Release notes for 2016 claim C++14 support, except "generalized constexpr and constexpr member functions and implicit const, variable templates, clarifying memory allocation (merged allocation)"