← Archive:Getting Started/Build/Windows You do not have permission to edit this page, for the following reason: The action you have requested is limited to users in one of the groups: Users, Administrators, trusted, KDEDevelopers. You can view and copy the source of this page. __NOINDEX__ <br>[[Image:Konqi-win.png|frame|center]] <center>Konqi, the KDE mascot now also supporting MS Windows</center> ---- == Introduction == Welcome to KDE on Windows! Here you will find out how to install KDE on your Windows system. Depending on your usage, there are several ways to install KDE. If you just want to use KDE on Windows, you will want to use the installer package. If you are a developer, or just want to follow the development of KDE more closely, you will want to use the emerge tool. == Install KDE == You can install KDE 4 on Windows using the following, depending on your use case: === Users === [[Projects/KDE on Windows/Installation#KDE_Installer_for_Windows|Installer for Windows]] is a graphical installer to help users easily and quickly install KDE <nowiki>Insert non-formatted text here</nowiki> === Developers === *[[Getting Started/Build/Windows/Common problems|Common problems]] when compiling KDE on Windows, and how to fix them (especially for MSVC builds) ==== Preferred Installation Methods ==== *[[Getting Started/Build/Windows/emerge|Windows ''emerge'' tool]] with both compilers (mingw/gcc and msvc). *[[Getting Started/Build/Windows/DistributionBasedBuild|Build using precompiled packages ]] with both compilers (mingw/gcc and msvc). *[[Getting Started/Build/Windows/Cross-Compiling|Cross-compile from linux with mingw]] (still unstable) ==== ''Deprecated'' Installation Methods ==== The following sites are ''deprecated'' at the moment and '''should not be used unless you know, very well, what you're doing''': *[[Getting Started/Build/Windows/GCC And MinGW|MinGW gcc]] and *[[Getting Started/Build/Windows/MS Visual Studio|MS Visual Studio]]. == Troubleshooting == If you have a problem or questions, feel free to visit us on #kde-windows on irc.freenode.org == See Also == *[[Projects/KDE on Windows|Projects: KDE on Windows]] [[Category:MS_Windows]] Return to Archive:Getting Started/Build/Windows. Retrieved from "https://techbase.kde.org/Archive:Getting_Started/Build/Windows"