OpenMP in Visual C++


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The OpenMP C and C++ application program interface lets you write applications that effectively use multiple processors. Visual C++ supports the OpenMP 2.0 standard.

In This Section

Provides links to directives used in the OpenMP API.

Provides links to clauses used in the OpenMP API.

Library Reference
Provides links to constructs used in the OpenMP API.

C and C++ Application Program Interface
Discusses the OpenMP C and C++ API, as documented in the version 2.0 specification from the OpenMP Architecture Review Board.

/openmp (Enable OpenMP 2.0 Support)
Causes the compiler to process #pragma omp.

Predefined Macros
Names the predefined ANSI C and Microsoft C++ implementation macros. See the _OPENMP macro.