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How-to build KiCad with Code::Blocks

(by Stahta01)


- wxWidgets
- zlib
- Boost C++
- CMake
- Code::Blocks

MinGW GCC Compiler steps

install "mingw".

Install zlib.

Download Developer files for Zlib from
For more zlib info see
Extract the files from into your MinGW base folder.

Install Boost C++ Template Libraries (*.hpp files)

  • BoostWindowsQuickRef: A beginner's quick reference for setting up Boost with Code::Blocks in Windows

wxWidgets Steps

Build KiCad using CMake and Code::Blocks Steps

Install the kicad source tree.

Install CMAKE

Install Code::Blocks

Use cmake to build the kicad makefiles.

Use Code::Blocks to build kicad.