How to use this tool?

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

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

Key differences between Vala and C

SyntaxVala has a syntax similar to C# and is designed to be readable and expressive.C has a syntax that is more low-level and requires explicit memory management.
ParadigmVala is an object-oriented programming language.C is a procedural programming language.
TypingVala supports static typing with type inference.C supports static typing without type inference.
PerformanceVala code is compiled to C code, resulting in similar performance to C.C is a low-level language that offers high performance.
Libraries and frameworksVala has access to the GNOME ecosystem and can use libraries written in C.C has a wide range of libraries and frameworks available.
Community and supportVala has a smaller community and less support compared to C.C has a large community and extensive support.
Learning curveVala has a moderate learning curve, especially for developers familiar with C#.C has a steep learning curve, especially for beginners.