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Qt 5 Projects by Marco Piccolino

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Deploying the app to Windows

You would typically want to deploy an app to Windows by using a Qt Windows host. However, it is in fact possible to build a Qt app for Windows on a Linux box. This second path is less documented and also depends on the compiler toolchain you have chosen (Mingw versus MSVC), but there are reports of success; you just need to hit your search engine for that.

Windows applications are, by default, deployed with shared libraries, although like on many other platforms, static builds are also available.

Depending on the Qt for Windows version you have chosen (Universal Windows Platform/WinRT versus Windows), two main output types are possible: a Windows Runtime sandbox (MSVC environment only, see: http://doc.qt.io/qt-5.9/winrt-support.html ...

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