Code::Blocks Plugins

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Code::Blocks' features can be extend by using plugins. Plugins listed here are divided into two categories: core and contrib.

Notice that there is also a section concerning the announcement of plugins.

Core Plugins

The core plugins are installed by default and offer the basic functions of Code::Blocks. The core plugins are maintained / developed by the official development team.


Saves project files between intervals.

Class Wizard

Provides wizard for creating new classes.

Code Completion

Provides code completion functionality and class browser.


Provides support for various compilers in one interface.


Provides support for various debuggers in one interface.

File Extensions Handler

Adds extra file extension handlers.

Open Files List

Manages a list of all opened files (editors).

Projects Importer

Imports projects from other IDE's, e.g. MS Visual Studio and DevC++.

Scripted Wizard

Provides scripted wizard functionality.

Source Code Formatter

Formats source code files with specific style.

To-Do List

Adds to-do items to source code.

WinXP Look'n'Feel

Creates manifest file which enables the version 6.0 of the Common Controls on Windows XP.

Contrib Plugins

The user-contributed plugins are not installed by default and offer extended functionality for Code::Blocks. The contrib plugins are maintained / developed by third-party developers.

Auto Versioning

Helps you keep track of your project version and status.

Browse Tracker

Browse to previous source positions.

C::B Games

Games in a integrated development environment? You bet.

Code Profiler

Provides graphical interface to GNU GProf profiler.

Code Snippets

Manages small pieces of code (i.e. snippets).

Code Statistics

Shows various statistics from source code files.

Copy Strings to Clipboard

Copies literal strings from the current editor to clipboard.

DevPak Installer

Installs and updates DevC++ DevPaks.


Enables dragging and scrolling with mouse.

Environment Variables

Sets environment variables within the focus of Code::Blocks.

Help plugin

Integrates third-party help files to the interface.

HexEditor plugin

Opens files in a Code::Blocks integrated HexEditor.

Keyboard Shortcuts

Manages menu shortcuts.


Queries the Koders webpage for keywords.

KeyMacs plugin

KeyMacs (or Keyboard Macros) plugin enables Recording, Playback, and editing of keystroke macros.

RegEx Testbed

Regular expressions testbed.

Source Exporter

Exports source code files to other formats such as HTML and PDF.

Symbol Table

A simple graphical interface to the GNU symbol table displayer (nm).


Multi-threaded 'Search in files' with preview window.


Valgrind analysis tools integration.


RAD tool for creating wxWidgets dialogs.