Build on Windows



  1. Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 Community Version (
  2. git (
    • Make sure git command avilable from both bash and cmd.exe​
  3. cmake 3.9.4 (
  4. Qt 5.12.1 for Windows (
  5. subversion (optional)
    • You can install Tortoise SVN or use cygwin (  Make sure 'command line tools' option is checked when install Tortoise SVN. 
    • If you download directory, then you don't need subversion to be installed.

QtPlatz 4.0 and later versions require C++14/17 complient compiler, so that Visual Studio 2017 is required.

Process overview;

  1. Install Qwt library from source
  2. Install Boost library
  3. Install Eigen3
  4. Install RDKit (optional)

Easy way to go:

Open "x64 Native Tools Command Prompt for VS2017" from Windows Start Menu

cd <qtplatz-source-dir>

[Automatically take you to build-x86_64\qtplatz.release dir]

[Open qtplatz.sln from VS2017, and build it]


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