CMake
CMake
3.18.4

3.0

CMake free download for Mac
07 October 2020

Cross-platform, Open-Source build system.

Overview

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 3.18.4:
Brad King (3):
  • FindJNI: Add aarch64 support
  • VS: Populate `std:c{11,17}` flag table entries for v142
  • CMake 3.18.4
Cristian Adam (1):
  • OBJCXX: Fix regression for compiling cpp files as objcxx
Kinan Mahdi (1):
  • VS: Fix regression in C# source links
Marc Chevrier (1):
  • FindPython: Fix erroneous regex in ABI check
Shoaib Meenai (1):
  • Clang: Look for llvm-lib when using MSVC-like front-end
zasdfg bnm (1):
  • FindCUDA/select_compute_arch: Add CUDA 11.1 and SM86 support
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How would you rate CMake app?

4 Reviews of CMake

5
Claus-Klein
08 August 2015
Version: 3.2.2

Most helpful

The best build system generator I know
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1
Zigang Pan
02 August 2020
Version: 3.18.1
It crashes right after I opens it.
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Claus-Klein
08 August 2015
Version: 3.2.2
CMake 3.3.0 is now available, and CMake version 3.2.3 too!
(0)
5
Claus-Klein
08 August 2015
Version: 3.2.2
The best build system generator I know
(1)
hwgray
04 May 2015
Version: 3.2.2
The link downloads the <ugh!> *Windoze* version.
(0)
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3.0

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • Mac OS X 10.6.0 or later
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