Lyric is developed on a Linux PC workstation using the GNU C++ compiler from package gcc-2.95.2. This is Lyric's platform of choice, where the new features will work best. Actually any Unix system with a decent GNU C++ compiler will compile and install Lyric fine.
Lyric is known to compile, install, and run on the following non-exhaustive list of platforms:
Operating System Compiler Suite (minimum) Linux gcc-2.95.2 Sun Solaris 2.8 gcc-2.95.2 Apple Mac OS X gcc-2.95.2 Microsoft Windows Microsoft Visual Studio C++ 6