:ref:`Download <get_vtr>` the VTR release
Unpack the release in a directory of your choice (herafter referred to as :term:`$VTR_ROOT`)
Navigate to :term:`$VTR_ROOT` and run
which will build all the required tools.
:term:`$VTR_ROOT` should be replaced with the path to the root of VTR source tree on your machine.
The complete VTR flow has been tested on 64-bit Linux systems. The flow should work in other platforms (32-bit Linux, Windows with cygwin) but this is untested.
.. seealso:: More information about building VTR can be found in the :ref:`developer_guide`
Please :ref:`let us know <contact>` your experience with building VTR so that we can improve the experience for others.
The tools included official VTR releases have been tested for compatibility. If you download a different version of those tools, then those versions may not be mutually compatible with the VTR release.
To verfiy that VTR has been installed correctly run:
The expected output is: