Qt Creator – Intro

April 6, 2016 — Leave a comment

You have followed my instructions and installed Qt.

Update 2016-06-05: Together with Qt 5.7 you’ll get Qt Creator 4.0. The new Creator uses a flat theme and was redesigned, so some screens look slightly different to the screenshots here.

Where’s my IDE ?

Inside the directory where you installed Qt you’ll find the IDE: Qt Creator.




Doubleclick to start Qt Creator.

Read the Manual

Coming from Android Studio, Eclipse Momentics or Xcode it will take some time to learn how things are done.

In this case I really recommend not to start development without reading the manual: http://doc.qt.io/qtcreator/index.html


Qt Creator

Qt Creator runs crossplatform (OSX, Linux, Windows) and supports compiling and building for many different platforms from Desktop to Mobile or Embedded. In this blog series I’ll only cover mobile development for Android and iOS – later followed by Windows10.

Here are some screenshots to give you a first overview. You’ll learn how to use Qt Creator following my blog series.

Opening Qt Creator you’ll get this:


Help gives you access to the really helpful and detailed documentation:


Before starting with development we’ll take a look at some important Settings.

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