Qt for Windows
Qt's support for different Windows platforms is extensive and mature.
To download and install Qt for Windows, follow the instructions on the Getting Started with Qt page.
The following Windows configurations are supported in Qt 6.5:
|Windows 10 (1809 or later)||MSVC 2022, MSVC 2019, MinGW 11.2|
|Windows 11||MSVC 2022, MSVC 2019, MinGW 11.2|
|Windows on ARM||MSVC 2019/2022||Technology Preview|
Note: Windows on ARM is only supported as a deployment target. Applications have to be cross-compiled from an x86-64 Windows machine and deployed to target.
Building from Source
For details on how to build Qt itself from sources, see Qt for Windows - Building from Source.
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
Qt VS Tools enables programmers to create, build, debug, and run Qt applications from Microsoft Visual Studio. It contains project wizards, Qt project import and export support, integrated Qt resource manager, and automated build setup for the Qt Meta-Object Compiler, User Interface Compiler, and Resource Compiler.
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