How to use this tool?

This free online converter lets you convert code from C to Vala in a click of a button. To use this converter, take the following steps -

  1. Type or paste your C code in the input box.
  2. Click the convert button.
  3. The resulting Vala code from the conversion will be displayed in the output box.

Key differences between C and Vala

SyntaxC uses a procedural syntax with a focus on low-level programming.Vala uses a syntax similar to C# and provides higher-level abstractions.
ParadigmC supports procedural programming.Vala supports object-oriented programming with support for interfaces, inheritance, and polymorphism.
TypingC is statically typed.Vala is statically typed with type inference.
PerformanceC is known for its high performance and efficiency.Vala compiles to C and provides similar performance to C.
Libraries and frameworksC has a wide range of libraries and frameworks available.Vala can use libraries written in C and has its own set of libraries and frameworks.
Community and supportC has a large and active community with extensive support.Vala has a smaller community compared to C, but still provides good support.
Learning curveC has a steep learning curve, especially for beginners.Vala has a moderate learning curve, especially for developers familiar with C#.