Qt for Android
Qt for Android enables you to run Qt 5 applications on devices with Android v4.1 (API level 16) or later. All Qt modules (essential and add-on) are supported except Qt WebEngine, Qt Serial Port, and the platform-specific ones (Qt Mac Extras, Qt Windows Extras, and Qt X11 Extras).
The following configurations are supported.
|Platform Version||Architecture||Compiler||Build Environment|
|Android 5, 6, 7, 8 (API Level 21)||Clang as provided by Google, MinGW 7.3||RHEL 7.x (x86_64), macOS 10.13, Windows 7 (x86_64)|
The following list summarizes what you can do with Qt for Android:
- Run Widget and QML applications on the device or emulator.
- Support for native Android style with Qt Quick Controls.
- Handle Multimedia content in your Qt Quick 2 applications.
- Get sensor readings and react to the changes.
- Retrieve current position data using satellite and network information.
- Connect and exchange data with Bluetooth and NFC-enabled devices.
- Integrate Java code into your application using Qt Android Extras.
- Develop secure applications using OpenSSL library.
- Create Android Services
- Create and deploy Application Package (APK) using Qt Creator.
The following topics provide more details about how to use Qt for Android:
- Getting Started
- Qt for Android - Building from Source
- Porting a Qt Application
- Adding OpenSSL Support for Android
- Creating Android Services
- Including third-party Android libraries in an application
- Deploying to the Device
- Publishing to Google Play
- Platform Notes
- Android GNU C++ run-time licensing
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