Using Cppcheck static analyzer tool in Qt Creator IDE

Sultan Al Isaiee
Sep 17, 2016 · 2 min read

To understated more what a cppcheck as a static analyzer could help you for your project you could read this article from a commercial alternative website.

qtc-cppcheck is a Qt-Creator Plug-in which allow you to use cppcheck inside Qt-Creator.


  • Automatically check active project after build
  • Automatically check active project’s files on save
  • Manually check any project’s file
  • Display found error in task pan (with marks in editor)
  • Most settings are configurable


Integrated CppCheck with QtCreator issue widget
Access from Tools QtCreator menu
Tool Settings in Analyzer QtCreator settings window


Download the compiled plug-in for your system and the QtCreator App you have from here.

Source could be downloaded from here.

Sultan Al Isaiee

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