This is a guide about how can you install SDL Libraries for DevCpp Mingw.
1. Download SDL Libraries from the Internet or from here
2. Extract them.
3. Open the DevCpp.
4. Click on Tools -> Compiler Options -> Directories -> Binaries, add there the directory bin from the downloaded SDL.
5.Tools -> Compiler Options -> Directories -> C or C++ Includes, add there the directory include from the downloaded SDL.
6.Tools -> Compiler Options -> Directories -> Libraries, add there the directory lib from the downloaded SDL, and then click ok.
7. Create a new project for using SDL Libraries, and go to Project Options -> Parameters -> Linker -> Add there the following:
and then click ok, and you're good to go.
If after compilation you receive and error while opening the created executable, just copy from SDL/bin the file named SDL2.dll into your created executable directory, or project directory.
While programming be sure you use: int argv, char** args, as arguments for the main function, otherwise you will encounter compilation error something such us: undefined reference to SDL_main, if your compiler is friendly enough.
int main(int argv, char** args)
Write here the code.
Also you can try:SDL Libraries for Microsoft Visual StudioSDL Libraries for Codeblocks