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   * [[https://​code.google.com/​p/​tortoisegit/​wiki/​Download?​tm=2|TortoiseGit]] is the most intuitive Git client for Windows.   * [[https://​code.google.com/​p/​tortoisegit/​wiki/​Download?​tm=2|TortoiseGit]] is the most intuitive Git client for Windows.
   * [[http://​www.paraview.org/​|ParaView]] is a good and free replacement for oofeg under Windows.   * [[http://​www.paraview.org/​|ParaView]] is a good and free replacement for oofeg under Windows.
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 ===== Windows installation under MinGW environment ===== ===== Windows installation under MinGW environment =====
   * MinGW uses standard GNU g++ compiler. In a standard MinGW instalation,​ a few libraries included in oofem are missing (sys/​resource.h,​ execinfo.h). These are not included during cmakeing and compilation for MinGW compilation.   * MinGW uses standard GNU g++ compiler. In a standard MinGW instalation,​ a few libraries included in oofem are missing (sys/​resource.h,​ execinfo.h). These are not included during cmakeing and compilation for MinGW compilation.
-  * Under Windows, install ​mingw, C, C++ and MSys as a terminal. Download these from [[http://​sourceforge.net/​projects/​mingw/​files/​Installer/​mingw-get-inst/mingw-get-inst-20120426/​mingw-get-inst-20120426.exe/​download|installator]].+  * Under Windows, install [[http://​sourceforge.net/​projects/​mingw-w64/|mingw]] ​including C, C++ and MSys as a terminal
   * You may want installing windows version of [[http://​git-scm.com/​download/​win|Git]]. Getting the development version of oofem is through a command <​code>​$git.exe clone http://​www.oofem.org/​git/​oofem.git oofem.git</​code>​   * You may want installing windows version of [[http://​git-scm.com/​download/​win|Git]]. Getting the development version of oofem is through a command <​code>​$git.exe clone http://​www.oofem.org/​git/​oofem.git oofem.git</​code>​
-  * Under oofem.git directory, create a new directory, e.g. //target//. Under //target// run <​code>​$cmake.exe -G"​MinGW Makefiles" ​..</​code> ​ It is needed sometimes ​to run this command twiceThis ensures creating makefiles for MinGW+  * Install the latest version of [[http://cmake.org/download/|cmake]]. 
-  * Run $mingw32-make.exe to compile. ​oofem.exe is created+  * Run a batch at C:\Program Files\mingw-w64\i686-6.3.0-posix-dwarf-rt_v5-rev1\mingw-w64.bat,​ it sets up a PATH to mingw32-make.exe and opens a new terminal. Do not close it
-  * [[https://​github.com/​leethomason/​tinyxml2|TinyXML2]] is required to read input files for CEMHYD3D module. TinyXML2 can be installed. For windows it needs to be compiled into a shared library libtinyxml2.dll. Proceed in a standard way for cmake files. Create a new subdirectory , e.g. //target//. Under //target// run <​code>​$cmake.exe -G "MinGW Makefiles"​ ..</​code>​ a few times. Cmake starts to complain about a missing RC compiler. Edit CMakeCache.txt and edit line specifying RC compiler, to make e.g. CMAKE_RC_COMPILER:​FILEPATH=c:/​MinGW/​bin/​windres.exe. Run ''​$mingw32-make.exe''​. A shared library is created. To compile oofem with CEMHYD and TinyXML2 support, run <​code>​$cmake.exe -G"​MinGW Makefiles"​ -DUSE_CEMHYD="​ON"​ -DTINYXML2_DIR="/​c/​oofem/​tinyxml/"​ ..</​code>​ and than  <​code>​$mingw32-make.exe</​code>​ +  * In that terminal run graphical CMake: "​C:​\Program Files\CMake\bin\cmake-gui" 
-  * If oofem.exe complains about missing libtinyxml2.dll,​ add the location to the system path or copy libtinyxml2.dll in the same directory as oofem.exe. +    * In CMake set up a path to your oofem.git folder (Browse Source button).  
-  oofem.exe with static librariesiml support and optimized version is build via <​code>​$cmake.exe -G"​MinGW Makefiles" ​-DCMAKE_CXX_FLAGS="-O2" ​-DUSE_IML="ON" ​-DUSE_STATIC_LIB="​ON"​ .. +    * Create a new project folder (e.g. build) and set up a path to it (Browse Build button). Put a tick in "​Advanced"​ checkbox and then click Configure. A new window appears. Specify the generator "MinGW Makefiles"​ and "Use default native compilers",​ click Finish.  
-$mingw32-make.exe +    * Select packages and modules you want to use (or just keep the default settings). Write string "​RELASE"​ (with capitals) or "​DEBUG"​ in CMAKE_BUILD_TYPE. Uncheck "​USE_SHARED_LIB"​. Hit Configure again and then click Generate. 
-</​code>​If you want a smoothless transfer ​of oofem.exe to another Windows ​computer, you need to put all *.dll from c:\MinGW\bin in the same directory ​as oofem.exe.+    ​* [[https://​github.com/​leethomason/​tinyxml2|TinyXML2]] is required to read input files for CEMHYD3D module. TinyXML2 can be installed. For windows it needs to be compiled into a shared library libtinyxml2.dll. Proceed in a standard way for cmake files. Create a new subdirectory , e.g. //target//. Under //target// run <​code>​$cmake.exe -G "MinGW Makefiles"​ ..</​code>​ a few times. Cmake starts to complain about a missing RC compiler. Edit CMakeCache.txt and edit line specifying RC compiler, to make e.g. CMAKE_RC_COMPILER:​FILEPATH=c:/​MinGW/​bin/​windres.exe. Run ''​$mingw32-make.exe''​. A shared library is created. To compile oofem with CEMHYD and TinyXML2 support, run <​code>​$cmake.exe -G"​MinGW Makefiles"​ -DUSE_CEMHYD="​ON"​ -DTINYXML2_DIR="/​c/​oofem/​tinyxml/"​ ..</​code>​ and than  <​code>​$mingw32-make.exe</​code>​ 
 +    * If oofem.exe complains about missing libtinyxml2.dll,​ add the location to the system path or copy libtinyxml2.dll in the same directory as oofem.exe. 
 +    Close CMake, but do not close the terminalOpen your project foldere.g. cd C:​\OOFEM\build 
 +  * Type mingw32-make -j3 to compile oofem using 3 cores. (Building release took approx. 15 minutes.) 
 +  * In case of error caused by multiple definition of '​vsnprintf'​ add -D__USE_MINGW_ANSI_STDIO=0 in CMAKE_CXX_FLAGS and regenerate makefiles. 
 +  * Run oofem tests: ​"mingw32-make tests -j3" ​and benchmarks ​"​mingw32-make ​benchmarks -j3" 
 +  * The size of oofem with debug options is approx 740 MB, release 10.2 MB 
 +  * In order to use oofem on a different ​computer ​it is essential ​to transfer ​all *.dll'​s ​from MinGW/bin alonside oofem. Copy them in the same folder ​as oofem.exe ​(8 files, 3.5 MB) 
  
 ===== Windows installation with Visual Studio ===== ===== Windows installation with Visual Studio =====
   * Visual Studio 2013 is advised, since it fully supports C++11 specifications,​ see [[http://​msdn.microsoft.com/​en-us/​library/​hh567368.aspx|here]]. You can use the Express for Windows Desktop edition, freely available [[http://​www.visualstudio.com/​en-us/​products/​visual-studio-express-vs.aspx|here]].   * Visual Studio 2013 is advised, since it fully supports C++11 specifications,​ see [[http://​msdn.microsoft.com/​en-us/​library/​hh567368.aspx|here]]. You can use the Express for Windows Desktop edition, freely available [[http://​www.visualstudio.com/​en-us/​products/​visual-studio-express-vs.aspx|here]].
   * Get oofem code from Git repository as explained previously or, if you're using [[https://​code.google.com/​p/​tortoisegit/​wiki/​Download?​tm=2|TortoiseGit]],​ simply create a new folder (e.g. ''​C:​\oofem''​),​ right-click on it and select ''​Git clone...''​ from the contextual menu. In the window that appears, use the address:<​code>​http://​www.oofem.org/​git/​oofem.git</​code>​   * Get oofem code from Git repository as explained previously or, if you're using [[https://​code.google.com/​p/​tortoisegit/​wiki/​Download?​tm=2|TortoiseGit]],​ simply create a new folder (e.g. ''​C:​\oofem''​),​ right-click on it and select ''​Git clone...''​ from the contextual menu. In the window that appears, use the address:<​code>​http://​www.oofem.org/​git/​oofem.git</​code>​
 +  * Install [[https://​cmake.org/​download/​|cmake]].
   * Start the VS2013 command prompt (choose x86 if you want a 32-bit compilation),​ and type ''​cmake-gui''​ and press enter to load the graphic interface for CMake. The bin folder in CMake installation directory must in system path; if the command does not work, add it and restart the prompt.   * Start the VS2013 command prompt (choose x86 if you want a 32-bit compilation),​ and type ''​cmake-gui''​ and press enter to load the graphic interface for CMake. The bin folder in CMake installation directory must in system path; if the command does not work, add it and restart the prompt.
   * In the CMake window, insert the path the previously downloaded oofem.git copy (e.g. ''​C:​\oofem''​) in the fieds ''​Where is the source code:''​ and ''​Where to build the binaries:''​ and click ''​Configure''​ twice. Select in the data line now displayed in the main panel all the packages you want to include in your built (''​USE_...''​ flags). You can also leave the default checks. Finally press ''​Generate''​ and choose in the window that would appear ''​Visual Studio 12 2013''​ and ''​Use native compiler''​.   * In the CMake window, insert the path the previously downloaded oofem.git copy (e.g. ''​C:​\oofem''​) in the fieds ''​Where is the source code:''​ and ''​Where to build the binaries:''​ and click ''​Configure''​ twice. Select in the data line now displayed in the main panel all the packages you want to include in your built (''​USE_...''​ flags). You can also leave the default checks. Finally press ''​Generate''​ and choose in the window that would appear ''​Visual Studio 12 2013''​ and ''​Use native compiler''​.
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   * If you want to smoothless transfer oofem.exe to another windows computer, you may have to install [[http://​www.microsoft.com/​en-us/​download/​details.aspx?​id=40784|VC++ 2013 redistributable package]]. ​   * If you want to smoothless transfer oofem.exe to another windows computer, you may have to install [[http://​www.microsoft.com/​en-us/​download/​details.aspx?​id=40784|VC++ 2013 redistributable package]]. ​
   * For the best debugging experience in VS, please deselect ''​USE_SHARED_LIB''​ in CMake to generate a monolithic executable.   * For the best debugging experience in VS, please deselect ''​USE_SHARED_LIB''​ in CMake to generate a monolithic executable.
 +  * There are different configurations for Debug and Release versions under VS->​Configuration manager->​Active solution configuration. Debug version is generally slower and contains debugging symbols. Users usually choose Release version which is optimized for speed. ​
  
 If you plan to redistribute the OOFEM executable to Windows XP machines, you must set the property ''​Visual Studio 2013 - Windows XP (v120_xp)''​ in ''​Configuration Properties\General\Platform Toolset''​ from the ''​oofem''​ project settings. If you plan to redistribute the OOFEM executable to Windows XP machines, you must set the property ''​Visual Studio 2013 - Windows XP (v120_xp)''​ in ''​Configuration Properties\General\Platform Toolset''​ from the ''​oofem''​ project settings.
  
 If you're interested in **parallel version for Windows**, go [[installing_optional#​[Parallel version for Windows]|here]]. If you're interested in **parallel version for Windows**, go [[installing_optional#​[Parallel version for Windows]|here]].
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