CMake
CMake
3.20.1

3.0

CMake free download for Mac

CMake for Mac

09 April 2021

Cross-platform, Open-Source build system.

What is CMake for Mac

CMake is a family of tools designed to build, test, and package software. It is used to control the software compilation process using simple platform- and compiler-independent configuration files. CMake generates native makefiles and workspaces that can be used in the compiler environment of your choice. It was created by Kitware in response to the need for a powerful, cross-platform build environment for Open-Source projects such as ITK and VTK.

CMake can handle in-place and out-of-place builds, enabling several builds from the same source tree, and cross-compilation. The ability to build a directory tree outside the source tree is a key feature, ensuring that if a build directory is removed, the source file remains unaffected. Another feature is the ability to generate a cache to be used with a graphical editor, which, when CMake is run, can locate executables, files, and libraries. This information goes into the cache, which can then be tailored before generating the native build files. Complicated directory hierarchies and applications that rely on several libraries are well supported by CMake. For instance, CMake is able to accommodate a project that has multiple toolkits, or libraries that each have multiple directories. In addition, CMake can work with projects that require executables to be created before generating code to be compiled for the final application. Its Open-Source, extensible design allows CMake to be adapted as necessary for specific projects.

It can generate makefiles for many platforms and IDEs including Unix, Windows, Mac OS X, OS/2, MSVC, Cygwin, MinGW, and Xcode. Projects which use CMake include Blender, Bullet physics engine, LLVM and Clang, MariaDB, MuseScore, MySQL, Qt5, Second Life, Stellarium, and SuperTux.

What's new in CMake

Version 3.20.1:
  • The FindIntl module in CMake 3.20.0 added checks Intl_HAVE_GETTEXT_BUILTIN, Intl_HAVE_DCGETTEXT_BUILTIN, and Intl_IS_BUILTIN, but they were not implemented correctly. These have been removed and replaced with a single Intl_IS_BUILT_IN check, whose name is consistent with the FindIconv module.
  • The -rpath linker flag is now specified as supported on all Apple platforms, not just macOS. The install_name_dir used for iOS, tvOS and watchOS should now default to @rpath instead of using a full absolute path and failing at runtime when the library or framework is embedded in an application bundle (see XCODE_EMBED_).
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Zigang Pan
Zigang Pan
Aug 2 2020
3.18.1
1.0
Aug 2 2020
1.0
Version: 3.18.1
It crashes right after I opens it.
Claus-Klein
Claus-Klein
Aug 8 2015
3.2.2
5.0
Aug 8 2015
5.0
Version: 3.2.2
CMake 3.3.0 is now available, and CMake version 3.2.3 too!
Claus-Klein
Claus-Klein
Aug 8 2015
3.2.2
5.0
Aug 8 2015
5.0
Version: 3.2.2
The best build system generator I know
hwgray
hwgray
May 4 2015
3.2.2
0.0
May 4 2015
0.0
Version: 3.2.2
The link downloads the <ugh!> *Windoze* version.
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3.0

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.13.0 or later
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