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Get and build Steca

Steca is an open-source software (GPLv3). The source code is available from its public GitHub repository:

$ git clone

Thanks to CMake and Qt, Steca is a cross-platform software that can be built and run on Linux(es), Mac OSX, and Windows.


For building Steca, the following software must be installed:

  • CMake 3.6 or higher
  • Qt5.4 or higher, components Core, GUI, Widgets, Network

Building Steca

To build Steca with cmake, the usual process applies, e.g.:

git clone
cd Steca
mkdir build
cd build
cmake ..
make install  

Releases & Windows

Released versions of Steca are also available on GitHub (releases).

Each release contains archives of a source code snapshot and also a Windows build of Steca. (It is quite straightforward for users to build Steca on a Linux or Mac OSX.)

The Windows build of Steca is a single executable file, staticaly linked with all required libraries. It does not need any installation — simply put the file into a Windows folder of your choice (or on the desktop) and run it.

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