Installing Qt for Automation

Qt for Automation is available under a commercial license, or alternatively under the GNU General Public License version 3. Download Qt page helps to find the license that suits your need. The license is associated with a Qt Account, which is required to install the product.

Prerequisites

Qt for Automation is based on the Qt for Device Creation offering so the prerequisites are the same for both. For more information about how to install and configure these prerequisites on your development host, see Requirements for Linux/X11 and Requirements for Windows.

Installing

  1. Download the Qt online installer.

    Note: On Linux, the installer needs executable permissions before you can run it.

  2. Run the installer and select Next to get to the Qt account section.
  3. Enter your Qt account credentials and select Next to run a license check against the Qt account.
  4. Select Next again to choose an install path.
  5. Select Next to see available packages to install from.
  6. Select Qt for Automation and at least one Qt version from the list, and follow the instructions to complete the installation.

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