Qt for Windows
Qt's support for different Windows platforms is extensive and mature.
Before you get started, ensure that your development environment fulfills the requirements.
To download and install Qt for Windows, follow the instructions on the Getting Started with Qt page.
The following configurations are supported.
|Windows 10||MSVC 2019, MSVC 2017, MinGW 8.1|
|Windows 8.1||MSVC 2019, MSVC 2017, MinGW 8.1|
|Windows 7||MSVC 2019, MSVC 2017, MinGW 8.1||MinGW-builds GCC 8.1.0 (x86)|
Deployment and Other Issues
The pages below covers specific issues and recommendations for creating Windows applications.
Where to Go from Here
We invite you to explore the rest of Qt. We prepared overviews which help you decide which APIs to use and our examples demonstrate how to use our API.
- Qt Overviews - list of topics about application development
- Examples and Tutorials - code samples and tutorials
- Qt Reference Pages - a listing of C++ and QML APIs
- ActiveX in Qt
Qt's vibrant and active community site, http://qt.io houses a wiki, a forum, and additional learning guides and presentations.
Visual Studio Tools
The Qt VS Tools allows programmers to create, build, debug and run Qt applications from within non-Express versions of Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 and later. The add-in contains project wizards, Qt project import/export support, integrated Qt resource manager and automated build setup for the Qt Meta-Object Compiler, User Interface Compiler, and Resource Compiler.