How to Deploy Your Qt Cross-Platform Applications to macOS Operating System Using macdeployqt

This tutorial explains the manner to deploy cross-platform projects made with the Qt framework to macOS Operating Systems using macdeployqt.

George Calin
Jan 4 · 5 min read

Set up the environment

the example of configuration on my machine

Step 1. Add the “app_bundle” specification in the project’s .pro file

Step 2. Clean the project from the previous builds

Step 3. Build the project using the “Release” option

Step 4. Deploy the application for usage in MacOS

using the GUI

Test and run the application

mount the image to access the inside application
run the application in the .dmg

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