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Download the appropriate package for your operating system over at https://github.com/QB64Team/qb64/releases.
Make sure to extract the package contents to a folder with full write permissions (failing to do so may result in IDE or compilation errors).
- It is advisable to to whitelist the QB64 folder in your antivirus/antimalware software *
Before using QB64 make sure to install the Xcode command line tools with:
./setup_osx.command to compile QB64 for your OS version.
Compile QB64 with
Dependencies should be automatically installed. Required packages include OpenGL, ALSA and the GNU C++ Compiler.
Run the QB64 executable to launch the IDE, which you can use to edit your .BAS files. From there, hit F5 to compile and run your code.
To generate a binary without running it, hit F11.
Additionally, if you do not wish to use the integrated IDE and to only compile your program, you can use the following command-line calls:
qb64 -c yourfile.bas
qb64 -c yourfile.bas -o outputname.exe
-x will compile without opening a separate compiler window.
More about QB64 at our wiki: www.qb64.org/wiki
We have a community forum at: www.qb64.org/forum
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