C is for Cocoa
Subject:   Can I use objective C in Windows?
Date:   2003-07-24 00:17:06
From:   senjaz
Response to: Can I use objective C in Windows?

While I can't answer that question with a definite I'm reasonably certain: yes.

Firstly Obj-C support is built into GCC which as a cross platform compiler should run on Windows.

GNUStep is an open source effort to clone the old OpenStep frameworks which became Mac OS X when Apple bought NeXT. See

You might need to use cygwin ( which is a set of a dll and other tools to allow you to compile and run otherwise UNIX only programs.

I know this is the Mac OS X section but it's a worthy question, and so I for one would be interested to know how you get on.