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Using Visual Studio for Android development

  • Hi guys,

    I'm setting up a development environment for the development of an Android app. Since I'm used to working with Visual Studio, I'd like to stick to this IDE.
    I've installed the Qt VS Tools plugin, but when trying to add the android_armv7 version in this tool, I always get the following error message: "This Qt version uses an unsupported makefile generator (used: UNIX, supported: MSVC.NET, MSBUILD)".
    If I first make a project in QtCreator and then try to prepare a VS solution using following command "C:\PATH\TO\android_armv7\bin\qmake.exe -spec android-g++ -tp vc", I get the following warning: "WARNING: Unable to generate output for C:/PATH/TO/MakeFile [Template vcapp]".
    Is there any way where I can develop the android app using Visual Studio?

    Thanks for your help!
    Best regards

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    @BCuypers Did you install Qt for Android?

  • @jsulm Yes I did. Should I normally be able to use Visual Studio with Qt for Android?

  • Lifetime Qt Champion

    @BCuypers I never used Visual Studio for Qt development for Android.

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