The C programming language has a lot of real-world applications. Let us see some of the world-famous applications written in C programming language. These are some of the modern-day world-class applications that are very popular.
Famous Applications written in C Programming Language
VLC Media Player
VLC media player is an open-source software and a cross-platform media player and streaming media server. This application is written using a combination of C, C++ and Objective – C programming languages.
Microsoft Office Suite
Micosoft office products include applications such as Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft OneNote, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Project and many others.
Originally written in C programming language, most of it’s portion is now switched on to C++ programming language for the object oriented programming paradigm shift.
Many popular operating systems such as Microsoft Windows, Linux, Symbian (Nokia) and Macintosh operating systems have been originally written in C programming languages.
However, now they’re being used with a combination of other programming languages such as C, C++, C Sharp and many others.
Git is also popularly known as GitHub, is a web-based version control repository and Internet hosting service.
It offers source code management functionality of Git as well as additional features. Git is written using a combination of C, Perl, Shell, Python and TCL whereas GitHub is developed using Ruby.
Adobe has rolled out some of the world-class products in animation domain. We have some amazing tools that have been developed in C programming language such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premier, Adobe Image Ready and others.
Mozilla Firefox is a free and open-source web browser available on Linux, Macintosh and Windows operating systems.
MySQL is again a very popular free and open-source relational database management system (RDBMS). It is developed using C and C++ programming languages.
AutoDesk Maya, also popularly known as Maya software is a well-known 3D computer graphics software.
It is used to create interactive applications, video games, special effects, movies and much more. It is developed using C, C++, C#, Python and MEL programming languages.
Let us know if you know of any other applications written in C programming languages in the comment section below. We’ll be happy to add it to this list.
This is just awesome. I had never thought that C programming is being used in real world applications as well. Thanks a lot for this list.