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Qt Android .qrc file images and other ressources

  • Hi, i have an app that was running on Symbian and now i like to port it to android.
    the app has about 600 images (70Mb) (eBOOK)
    I like to know what is the best way to include all the images in the .APK without adding the images to the .QRC file
    and how i can access the images from the QML files

    my files :

    #include <QGuiApplication>
    #include <QQmlApplicationEngine>
    int main(int argc, char *argv[])
        QGuiApplication app(argc, argv);
        QQmlApplicationEngine engine;
        return app.exec();


    and the images are in the folder content/imgs/pages/*.jpg

    Thank you.

  • Lifetime Qt Champion

    Hi and welcome to devnet,

    You can use the assets for Android. See here

  • Thank you, you saved my life :)

    i added the images file under


    Image {
    id: page1
    source: "assets:/images/1.jpg"

    it works fine and the apk size is about 80Mb so that mean all the images are in the APK

    Thanks again :)


  • Lifetime Qt Champion

    You're welcome !

    Happy coding :)