The ngcc(Angular Compatibility Compiler) is a tool which upgrades node_module compiled with non-ivy ngc into ivy compliant format. The postinstall script from package.json will make sure your node_modules will be compatible with the Ivy renderer.
Whereas, Ivy compiler (ngtsc), which compiles Ivy-compatible code.
If you like this question & answer and want to contribute, then write your question & answer and email to freewebmentor[@]gmail.com. Your question and answer will appear on FreeWebMentor.com and help other developers.