Download Connector/C (libmysqlclient)

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Connector/C (libmysqlclient) is a client library for C development.

For C-language and SQL:

  • for MySQL 8.0, 5.7, 5.6, 5.5
  • we recommend MySQL Connector/C 8.0

For C-language and NoSQL XDevApi DocStore:

  • for MySQL 8.0 [not applicable to 5.7, 5.6, 5.5]
  • we recommend MySQL Connector/C++ 8.0
  • note: ┬áConnector/C++ 8.0 has compatible C headers

Download Connector/C 8.0 (libmysqlclient)

  • Linux: The Client Utilities Package is available from the MySQL Community Server download page.
  • Repos: The Client Utilities Package is available from the Yum, APT, SuSE repositories.
  • Windows: The Client Utilities Package is available from the Windows Installer.

Previous GA versions are available from MySQL Product Archives.

Online Documentation:

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