Qt and Dependencies Installation

We are now using Qt 5 to develop QGroundControl.


This guide covers the installation of the Qt SDK for Windows, Linux and MacOS.

Qt SDK Installation Instructions

WARNING: IF YOU UPGRADE YOUR QT VERSION, MAKE SURE TO DELETE THE USER PREFERENCES (qgroundcontrol.pro.user) AND THE BUILD FOLDER (Linux/Mac OS: ../qgroundcontrol-build-xxx, Win: debug or release).

Compiling/Building from Source

After having installed Qt, go on installing the QGroundControl development environment. Please follow the Build from Source page for further instructions. These instructions include the download of source code and building from source.