Qt Installer Framework

The Qt Installer Framework provides a set of tools and utilities to create installers for the supported desktop Qt platforms: Linux, Microsoft Windows, and Mac OS X.

The Qt Installer Framework is used e.g. for the Qt SDK installers, and Qt Creator installer.

Quick Links:
Source Code: http://qt.gitorious.org/installer-framework
Review Board: https://codereview.qt-project.org/#admin,project,installer-framework/installer-framework,info
Documentation: https://qt-project.org/doc/qtinstallerframework/index.html

Building an Installer

You can either compile the Installer Framework on your own, or use a prebuilt one. It is recommended to build the 1.6 branch yourself.

Compiling the Installer Framework

See http://qt.gitorious.org/installer-framework/installer-framework/blobs/1.6/README

Using a prebuilt version

The current prebuilt release version is available from the downloads page http://qt-project.org/downloads#qt-other
Nightly snapshots are available at http://download.qt-project.org/snapshots/ifw/

Getting Help

Documentation: https://qt-project.org/doc/qtinstallerframework/index.html
IRC: Join #qt-sdk on freenode [freenode.net]
Mail: Ask on interest@qt-project.org [lists.qt-project.org]


The Qt Installer Framework is developed under the qt-project umbrella: http://qt-project.org/contribute . All changes need to go through https://codereview.qt-project.org to be accepted.