Library and tools for creating QtWidget UIs using QML
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The KDAB DeclarativeWidgets software provides a library and tools for creating QtWidget User Interfaces with QML.


DeclarativeWidgets depends features currently in the dev branch. To use DeclarativeWidgets you will need to build qtbase and qtdeclarative from the dev branch. If you wish to use Qt WebEngine Widgets you will need to build qtwebengine and its dependencies as well.

Building and running


$ mkdir build
$ cd build
$ qmake -r ../
$ make or nmake (or jom)


$ make install #into your Qt5 installation. you may need to use sudo

How to Use

Look at the sample QML under the examples subdirectory.


KDAB will happily accept external contributions, but substantial contributions will require a signed Copyright Assignment Agreement. Contact for more information.


The DeclarativeWidgets Library is (C) 2012-2017 Klarälvdalens Datakonsult AB (KDAB), and is available under the terms of the GPL version 2 (or any later version, at your option). See LICENSE.GPL.txt for license details.

Commercial use is also permitted as described in ReadMe-commercial.txt.

About KDAB

This DeclarativeWidgets Library is supported and maintained by Klarälvdalens Datakonsult AB (KDAB).

KDAB, the Qt experts, provide consulting and mentoring for developing Qt applications from scratch and in porting from all popular and legacy frameworks to Qt. We continue to help develop parts of Qt and are one of the major contributors to the Qt Project. We can give advanced or standard trainings anywhere around the globe.

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