Qt Examples And Tutorials

A collection of code samples and tutorials are provided with Qt to help new users get started with Qt development. These documents cover a range of topics, from basic use of widgets to step-by-step tutorials that show how an application is put together.

The examples are part of the Qt packages. Visit the Downloads page for more information.

Running the Examples

Open and run examples within Qt Creator's Welcome mode. Most of the examples run on various platforms and to search for platform-specific examples, type the platform name (or any keywords) in the search field. For example, typing Android in the search field lists the examples that are fully compatible with Android.

For more information about running examples in Qt Creator, visit the Building and Running an Example page.

Application Examples

Calqlatr

A Qt Quick app designed for landscape and portrait devices that uses custom components, responsive layouts, and JavaScript for the application logic.

Car Configurator

A car model example that demonstrates using Qt Quick 3D cameras, extended scene environment and Qt Quick 3D.

Coffee Machine

A Qt Quick application with a state-based custom user interface.

Dice

A dice throwing application that demonstrates using Qt Quick 3D Physics and Qt Quick 3D.

Document Viewer

A Widgets application to display and print JSON, text, and PDF files.

FX & Material Showroom

Demonstrates material and effects capabilities of Qt Quick 3D. This example demonstrates how you can use particle effects and materials in Qt Quick 3D.

File System Explorer

A desktop QML app utilizing customized Qt Quick Controls to display text files from a filesystem

Getting Started Programming with Qt Quick

A tutorial for Qt Quick based on an alarms application.

Lightning Viewer

An application with a responsive UI showing lightning strikes on a map in real-time by combining Qt Quick, Qt Location, Qt Positioning and Qt Websockets.

Media Player

Playing audio and video using Qt Quick.

Photo Surface

A QML app for touch devices that uses a Repeater with a FolderListModel to access content in a folder, and a PinchHandler to handle pinch gestures on the fetched content.

Qt Quick Demo - RESTful API client

Example of how to create a RESTful API QML client.

Robot Arm

Demonstrates how to add a C++ backend to a 3D project from Qt Design Studio. This example demonstrates adding a C++ backend to a 3D project created in Qt Design Studio. The example itself consists of an interactive industrial robot arm in a Qt Quick 3D scene. The 2D UI to control the robot arm is implement using Qt Quick Controls.

Same Game

A QML implementation of the popular puzzle game by Kuniaki Moribe.

Satellite Info

Satellite Info example shows the available satellites using Sky View, Table View, or RSSI View and the user's current position. It is implemented with Qt Positioning and Qt Quick

Thermostat

A user interface for a home thermostat, implemented in Qt Quick. It demonstrates how to create responsive applications that scale from large desktop displays to mobile and small embedded displays.

To Do List

A QML implementation of to do list application that demonstrates how to create application thats looks native on any platform.

WebEngine Quick Nano Browser

A web browser implemented using the WebEngineView QML type

Desktop

COM App Example (ActiveQt)

COM App example shows how to use ActiveQt to develop a Qt application that can be automated via COM. Different QObject based classes are exposed as COM objects that communicate with the GUI of the running Qt application. The APIs of those COM objects has been designed to resemble the APIs of standard COM applications; i.e. those from Microsoft Office

Calculator Builder

Creating a user interface from a Qt Designer form at run-time

Calculator Form

Using a form created with Qt Designer in an application

Calculator Form/Multiple Inheritance

Using a form created with Qt Designer in an application

Container Extension Example

Creating a custom multi-page plugin for Qt Designer

Custom Widget Plugin

Creating a custom widget plugin for Qt Designer

Media Player

Playing audio and video using Qt Quick.

Qutlook Example (ActiveQt)

Qutlook example demonstrates the use of ActiveQt to automate Outlook. The example makes use of the dumpcpp tool to generate a C++ namespace for the type library describing the Outlook Object Model

Remote Control Example

Using and controlling Qt Assistant as a help viewer

Simple Example (ActiveQt)

Simple example demonstrates the use of QAxBindable and QAxFactory

Simple Text Viewer Example

Using Qt Assistant as a customized help viewer for your application

System Tray Icon Example

System Tray Icon example shows how to add an icon with a menu and popup messages to a desktop environment's system tray

Taking a Screenshot

Screenshot example shows how to take a screenshot of the desktop

Task Menu Extension

Creating a custom widget plugin for Qt Designer and providing custom task menu entries that are associated with the plugin

Text Finder

Dynamically loading .ui files using QUiLoader

Wrapper Example (ActiveQt)

Wrapper example demonstrates how to export existing QWidget classes as ActiveX controls, and the use of QAxFactory together with the QAXFACTORY_EXPORT() macro. ActiveX controls in this example are the standard button classes QPushButton, QCheckBox and QRadioButton as provided by Qt

Mobile

Calqlatr

A Qt Quick app designed for landscape and portrait devices that uses custom components, responsive layouts, and JavaScript for the application logic.

Charts with QML Gallery

Demonstrates how to use the different chart types by using qml

Coffee Machine

A Qt Quick application with a state-based custom user interface.

Dice

A dice throwing application that demonstrates using Qt Quick 3D Physics and Qt Quick 3D.

Hello GLES3 Example

Demonstrates OpenGL ES 3.0 functions via QOpenGLExtraFunctions

Lightning Viewer

An application with a responsive UI showing lightning strikes on a map in real-time by combining Qt Quick, Qt Location, Qt Positioning and Qt Websockets.

Map Viewer (QML)

Map Viewer example shows how to display and interact with a map, search for an address, and find driving directions

Media Player

Playing audio and video using Qt Quick.

QML Camera Application

This Qt Quick based application shows how to use the API to capture a still image or video

Qt Quick Controls - Contact List

A QML app using Qt Quick Controls and a C++ class that implements a simple contact list

Qt Quick Controls - Gallery

A gallery of controls

Qt Quick Controls - Wearable Demo

Demonstrates an application launcher designed for wearable devices

Scene Graph - OpenGL Under QML

Shows how to render OpenGL under a Qt Quick scene

Sensors Showcase

Sensors Showcase example demonstrates sensor usage with visual examples

Embedded

Coffee Machine

A Qt Quick application with a state-based custom user interface.

Custom Extension

Custom Extension shows how to implement a custom Wayland extension

Custom Shell

Custom Shell shows how to implement a custom shell extension

Fancy Compositor

Fancy Compositor is an example that demonstrates how to write a fancy Wayland compositor in pure QML

IVI Compositor

IVI Compositor is an example that demonstrates how to use the IviApplication extension

Minimal CPP

Minimal CPP is an example that demonstrates how to write a Wayland compositor in C++

Minimal QML

Minimal QML is a simple example that demonstrates how to write a Wayland compositor in QML

Multi Output

Multi Output is an example that demonstrates a compositor with multiple outputs

Multi Screen

Multi Screen is a desktop-style Wayland compositor for multiple screens

Overview Compositor

Overview Compositor shows how to switch between clients in a grid

Qt Quick Controls - Wearable Demo

Demonstrates an application launcher designed for wearable devices

QtShell Compositor

QtShell Compositor shows how to use the QtShell shell extension

Server Side Decoration Compositor

Server Side Decoration Compositor is a simple example that demonstrates server side window decorations on xdg-shell

Spanning Screens

Spanning Screens is an example that demonstrates how to let Wayland clients span multiple screens

Thermostat

A user interface for a home thermostat, implemented in Qt Quick. It demonstrates how to create responsive applications that scale from large desktop displays to mobile and small embedded displays.

Virtual Keyboard in Qt Quick

This example shows how to use the virtual keyboard in a Qt Quick application

Graphics

2D Painting Example

2D Painting example shows how QPainter and QOpenGLWidget can be used together to display accelerated 2D graphics on supported hardware

40000 Chips

Visualizes a huge graphic view scene with 40000 chip items

Affine Transformations

Demonstrates how affine transformations in QPainter work

Analog Clock

Analog Clock example shows how to draw the contents of a custom widget

Basic Drawing Example

Basic Drawing example shows how to display basic graphics primitives in a variety of styles using the QPainter class

Basic Graphics Layouts Example

Demonstrates how to create basic graphics layout

C++ Extensions: Image Provider Example

How to load images in QML with QQuickImageProvider

C++ Extensions: Image Response Provider Example

How to load images asynchronously in QML

Colliding Mice Example

Demonstrates how to animate items on a graphics view

Composition Modes

Demonstrates how Composition Modes work in QPainter

Cube RHI Widget Example

Shows how to render a textured cube and integrate with QPainter and widgets, using QRhi Qt's 3D API and shading language abstraction layer

Diagram Scene Example

Demonstrate how to use the Graphics View framework

Drag and Drop Robot Example

Demonstrates how to drag and drop items in a graphics view

Elastic Nodes Example

Demonstrates how to interact with graphical items in a scene

Gradients

Shows how gradients can be used with QPainter

Hello GLES3 Example

Demonstrates OpenGL ES 3.0 functions via QOpenGLExtraFunctions

Hello Vulkan Cubes Example

Shows the basics of using QVulkanWindow

Hello Vulkan Triangle Example

Shows the basics of rendering with QVulkanWindow and the Vulkan API

Hello Vulkan Widget Example

Shows the usage of QVulkanWindow in QWidget applications

Image Composition Example

Shows how composition modes work in QPainter

OpenGL Window Example

This example shows how to create a minimal QWindow based application for the purpose of using OpenGL

OpenGL Window Example

This example shows how to create a minimal QWindow based application for the purpose of using OpenGL

Painter Paths Example

Painter Paths example shows how to use painter paths to build complex shapes for rendering

Path Stroking

Path Stroking example shows various types of pens that can be used with QPainter

QOpenGLWidget Stereoscopic Rendering Example

This example shows how to create a minimal QOpenGLWidget based application with stereoscopic rendering support

QQuickRenderControl D3D11 Example

Shows how to render a Qt Quick scene into a texture that is then used by a non-Quick based Direct3D 11 renderer

QQuickRenderControl OpenGL Example

Shows how to render a Qt Quick scene into a texture that is then used by a non-Quick based OpenGL renderer

QQuickRenderControl RHI Example

Shows how to render a Qt Quick scene into a QRhiTexture

Qt Quick Controls - Attached Style Properties Example

Demonstrates use of QQuickAttachedPropertyPropagator

Qt Quick Controls - Flat Style

A QML app using Qt Quick Controls and a QML plugin with customized controls

Qt Quick Controls - Imagine Style Example: Automotive

An automotive user interface using custom Imagine style assets

Qt Quick Controls - Text Editor

A QML app using Qt Quick Controls and a C++ class to provide a fully-functional rich-text editor application

Qt Quick Demo - Clocks

A QML clock application that demonstrates using a ListView type to display data generated by a ListModel and a SpringAnimation type to animate images.

Qt Quick Examples - Accessibility

This example demonstrates the implementation of accessible buttons

Qt Quick Examples - Animation

This is a collection of QML Animation examples

Qt Quick Examples - Canvas

This is a collection of QML Canvas examples

Qt Quick Examples - Drag and Drop

This is a collection of QML drag and drop examples

Qt Quick Examples - Embedded in Widgets

Demonstrates embedding a QQuickWindow into a QWidget UI via QWidget::createWindowContainer()

Qt Quick Examples - Image Elements

This is a collection of QML examples relating to image types

Qt Quick Examples - Item Variable Refresh Rate

A Qt Quick example shows how to setup variable refresh rate for specific parts of the UI

Qt Quick Examples - Key Interaction

This is a collection of QML keyboard interaction examples

Qt Quick Examples - MouseArea

This is an example of the MouseArea type in QML

Qt Quick Examples - MultiEffect Item Switcher

Demonstrates MultiEffect usage

Qt Quick Examples - MultiEffect Test Bed

Demonstrates MultiEffect usage

Qt Quick Examples - Shader Effects

A Qt Quick example demonstrating the use of shader effects

Qt Quick Examples - Shapes

A Qt Quick example demonstrating the use of shape items

Qt Quick Examples - Text

This is a collection of QML examples relating to text

Qt Quick Examples - Views

This is a collection of QML model-view examples

Qt Quick Examples - Window and Screen

This example demonstrates the Window and Screen types in QML

Qt Quick Particles Examples - Affectors

This is a collection of examples using Affectors in the QML particle system

Qt Quick Particles Examples - Emitters

This is a collection of examples using Emitters in the QML particle system

Qt Quick Particles Examples - Image Particles

This is a collection of examples using Affectors in the QML particle system

Qt Quick Particles Examples - System

This is a collection of examples using Affectors in the QML particle system

Qt Quick TableView examples - Conway’s Game of Life

Conway’s Game of Life example shows how the QML TableView type can be used to display a C++ model that the user can pan around

Qt Quick TableViews examples - Pixelator

Pixelator example shows how a QML TableView and a delegate can be used for custom table models

Qt Widgets - Text Viewer Plugin Example

A widget example with menus, toolbars and a status bar.

RHI Window Example

This example shows how to create a minimal QWindow-based application using QRhi

Raster Window Example

This example shows how to create a minimal QWindow based application using QPainter for rendering

Scene Graph - Custom Geometry

Shows how to implement a custom geometry in the Qt Quick Scene Graph

Scene Graph - Custom Material

Shows how to implement a custom material in the Qt Quick Scene Graph

Scene Graph - Custom QSGRenderNode

Shows how to use QSGRenderNode to implement custom rendering in the Qt Quick scenegraph

Scene Graph - Direct3D 11 Under QML

Shows how to render directly with Direct3D 11 under a Qt Quick scene

Scene Graph - Graph

Demonstrates how one can combine custom materials and geometries under a single QQuickItem

Scene Graph - Metal Texture Import

Shows how to use a texture created directly with Metal

Scene Graph - Metal Under QML

Shows how to render directly with Metal under a Qt Quick scene

Scene Graph - OpenGL Under QML

Shows how to render OpenGL under a Qt Quick scene

Scene Graph - Painted Item

Shows how to implement QPainter-based custom scenegraph items

Scene Graph - RHI Texture Item

Shows how to implement a custom QQuickItem that displays a QRhi-rendered texture

Scene Graph - RHI Under QML

Shows how to render directly with QRhi under a Qt Quick scene

Scene Graph - Threaded Animation

Shows benefits of custom items animating independently of the main thread while using the threaded render loop of Qt Quick

Scene Graph - Two Texture Providers

Shows how to combine two textures from two texture providers in a custom scene graph node

Scene Graph - Vulkan Texture Import

Shows how to use a texture created directly with Vulkan

Scene Graph - Vulkan Under QML

Shows how to render directly with Vulkan under a Qt Quick scene

Simple Anchor Layout Example

Demonstrates anchor layout on a graphics view scene

Simple RHI Widget Example

Shows how to render a triangle using QRhi, Qt's 3D API and shading language abstraction layer

Transformations Example

Transformations example shows how transformations influence the way that QPainter renders graphics primitives

Vector Deformation

Demonstrates how to manipulate the elements of a QPainterPath

Weather Forecast Example

A Qt Quick Shapes example demonstrating different ways to uses shapes in an application

Wiggly

Demonstrates how to use an effect created with the Qt Quick Effect Maker (QQEM)

Multimedia

Audio Devices Example

Testing the available audio devices and their configuration

Audio Output Example

Enabling audio playback using the QAudioSink class

Audio Recorder Example

Discovering the available devices and supported codecs

Audio Source Example

Recording audio using the QAudioSource class

Camera Example

Shows how to capture a still image or record video

Easing Curves Example

Easing Curves example shows how to use easing curves to control the speed of an animation

Media Player Example

Playing audio and video

QML Camera Application

This Qt Quick based application shows how to use the API to capture a still image or video

QML Media Player Example

Playing audio and video using Qt Quick

QML Video Example

Transforming video and camera viewfinder content

QML Video Recorder

Recording audio and video using Qt Quick

Screen Capture Example

Capturing a screen or window

Spatial Audio Panning Example

Shows some of the capabilities of the spatial audio engine in Qt

Spectrum Example

Analyzing a raw audio stream using the FFTReal library

Video Graphics Item Example

Streaming video on a graphics scene

Video Widget Example

Implementing a video player widget

3D

Cube OpenGL ES 2.0 example

Shows how to manually rotate a textured 3D cube with user input

FX & Material Showroom

Demonstrates material and effects capabilities of Qt Quick 3D. This example demonstrates how you can use particle effects and materials in Qt Quick 3D.

Hello GL2 Example

Hello GL2 example demonstrates the basic use of the OpenGL-related classes provided with Qt

OSM Buildings

A 3D building viewer of OSM (OpenStreetMap) buildings map data.

Qt 3D: Basic Shapes C++ Example

Shows four basic shapes that Qt 3D offers and sets up a mesh for each of them

Qt 3D: Multi Viewport QML Example

A QML example that demonstrates rendering a Scenegraph from multiple viewports

Qt 3D: PBR Materials QML Example

A QML application that demonstrates using PBR materials

Qt 3D: Simple C++ Example

A C++ application that demonstrates how to render a scene in Qt 3D

Qt 3D: Simple Custom Material QML Example

Demonstrates creating a custom material in Qt 3D

Qt 3D: Simple QML Example

A QML application that demonstrates how to render a scene in Qt 3D

Qt 3D: Wireframe QML Example

A Qt 3D QML application that implements a single-pass wireframe rendering method

Qt Quick 3D Physics - Cannon Example

Demonstrates how to spawn physical objects

Qt Quick 3D Physics - CharacterController Example

Demonstrates the CharacterController type

Qt Quick 3D Physics - Compound Shapes Example

Demonstrates using complex collision shapes

Qt Quick 3D Physics - Custom Shapes Example

Demonstrates using different shapes

Qt Quick 3D Physics - Impeller Example

Demonstrates using trigger bodies and collision info

Qt Quick 3D Physics - Mass Example

Demonstrates different ways of setting mass and inertia of a body

Qt Quick 3D Physics - Material Example

Demonstrates using physical materials

Qt Quick 3D Physics - Simple Example

Demonstrates setting up a simple physics scene

Data Visualization

Audio Samples vs Sound Level

This example shows the drawing of microphone samples vs audio level

Axis Handling

Implementing axis dragging with a custom input handler in QML, and creating a custom axis formatter

Charts with QML Gallery

Demonstrates how to use the different chart types by using qml

Charts with Widgets Gallery

An application that demonstrates the Qt Charts Widgets API

Graph Gallery

Gallery of Bar, Scatter, and Surface graphs

HelloGraphs

Using Graphs for 2D in a Qt Quick application

OpenGL Accelerated Series Example

Example shows how to enable OpenGL acceleration for QLineSeries and QScatterSeries

Qml Oscilloscope

Example shows how to implement application with strict performance requirements using the Qt Charts QML API

Qml Weather

This is a basic demonstration showing how to use the different chart types by using qml

Simple Bar Graph

Using Bars3D in a QML application

Simple Scatter Graph

Using Scatter3D in a QML application

StocQt

A configurable stock chart for 100 stocks.

Surface Graph Gallery

Gallery with three different ways to use a Surface3D graph

Volumetric Rendering

Rendering volumetric objects

Zoom Line Example

Example shows how to create your own custom zooming effect

Data Processing & I/O

Bindable Properties

Demonstrates how the usage of bindable properties can simplify your C++ code

Books

Shows how to use Qt SQL classes with a model/view framework

Cached SQL Table

Cached Table example shows how a table view can be used to access a database, caching any changes to the data until the user explicitly submits them using a push button

Contiguous Cache Example

Contiguous Cache example shows how to use QContiguousCache to manage memory usage for very large models. In some environments memory is limited and, even when it isn't, users still dislike an application using excessive memory. Using QContiguousCache to manage a list, rather than loading the entire list into memory, allows the application to limit the amount of memory it uses, regardless of the size of the data set it accesses

DOM Bookmarks Application

Provides a reader for XML Bookmark Exchange Language files

Drill Down Example

Drill Down example shows how to read data from a database as well as submit changes, using the QSqlRelationalTableModel and QDataWidgetMapper classes

Hello Speak Example

Hello Speak example reads out user-provided text

IPC: Shared Memory

Demonstrates how to share image data between different processes using the Shared Memory IPC mechanism

MIME Type Browser

Shows the hierarchy of MIME types and can be used to determine the MIME type of a file

Mandelbrot

Mandelbrot example demonstrates multi-thread programming using Qt. It shows how to use a worker thread to perform heavy computations without blocking the main thread's event loop

Master Detail Example

Master Detail Example shows how to present data from different data sources in the same application. The album titles, and the corresponding artists and release dates, are kept in a database, while each album's tracks are stored in an XML file

Move Blocks

Move Blocks example shows how to animate items in a QGraphicsScene using a QStateMachine with a custom transition

Parsing and displaying CBOR data

A demonstration of how to parse files in CBOR format

Ping Pong States

Ping Pong States example shows how to use parallel states together with custom events and transitions in Qt State Machine Framework

Prime Counter

Demonstrates how to monitor the progress of concurrent operations

Producer and Consumer using Semaphores

Producer and Consumer using Semaphores example shows how to use QSemaphore to control access to a circular buffer shared by a producer thread and a consumer thread

Producer and Consumer using Wait Conditions

Producer and Consumer using Wait Conditions example shows how to use QWaitCondition and QMutex to control access to a circular buffer shared by a producer thread and a consumer thread

QXmlStream Bookmarks Example

Demonstrates how to read and write XBEL files

Qt OPC UA Viewer

Using the model/view approach to display all nodes of an OPC UA server in a tree view

Qt OPC UA X509 Support

Shows how to generate keys and certificate signing requests

Qt Quick Examples - Local Storage

A collection of QML local storage examples

Qt Quick Water Pump

Interacting with an OPC UA server to build a QML-based HMI for a simple water pump machine

Query Model Example

Query Model example shows how to make customized versions of data obtained from a SQL query, using a model that encapsulates the query and table views to display the results

Queued Custom Type

Queued Custom Type example shows how to send custom types between threads with queued signals and slots

Quick Speech Example

Quick Speech example reads out user-provided text

Relational Table Model Example

Relational Table Model example shows how to use table views with a relational model to visualize the relations between items in a database

Rogue

Rogue example shows how to use the Qt state machine for event handling

SCXML Calculator

An application that implements the Calculator example presented in the SCXML Specification

SCXML Invoke

Invokes a compiled nested state machine

SCXML Media Player

Sends data to and receives it from a C++ data model

SCXML Sudoku

Demonstrates the use of separate javascript file with SCXML

SCXML Traffic Light (Dynamic, QML)

A Qt Quick application that uses a dynamically loaded state machine to implement a traffic light

SCXML Traffic Light (Dynamic, Widgets)

A widget-based application that uses a dynamically loaded state machine to implement a traffic light

SCXML Traffic Light (Simple, QML)

A Qt Quick application that uses a compiled state machine to implement a simplified traffic light

SCXML Traffic Light (Static, QML)

A Qt Quick application that uses a compiled state machine to implement a traffic light

SCXML Traffic Light (Static, Widgets)

A widget-based application that uses a compiled state machine to implement a traffic light

SQL Browser

SQL Browser example shows how a data browser can be used to visualize the results of SQL statements on a live database

SQL Widget Mapper Example

SQL Widget Mapper example shows how to use a map information from a database to widgets on a form

Saving and Loading a Game

How to save and load a game using Qt's JSON or CBOR classes

Serialization Converter

How to convert between different serialization formats

Table Model Example

Table Model example shows how to use a specialized SQL table model with table views to edit information in a database

Traffic Light

Traffic Light example shows how to use Qt State Machine Overview to implement the control flow of a traffic light

Undo Framework Example

This example shows how to implement undo/redo functionality with the Qt undo framework

Water Pump

Interacting with an OPC UA server to build a QML-based HMI for a simple water pump machine

Water Pump Simulation Server

An OPC UA server that implements a simple water pump machine simulation

Word Count

Demonstrates how to use the map-reduce algorithm

Connectivity

Annotated URL

Reads formatted NFC Data Exchange Format (NDEF) messages

Blocking Receiver

Shows how to use the synchronous API of QSerialPort in a non-GUI thread

Blocking Sender

Shows how to use the synchronous API of QSerialPort in a worker thread

Bluetooth Chat

Shows communication through Bluetooth using RFCOMM protocol

Bluetooth Low Energy Heart Rate Game

A game demonstrating the interaction with a Bluetooth Low Energy Heart Rate device/service

Bluetooth Low Energy Heart Rate Server

An example demonstrating how to set up and advertise a GATT service. The example demonstrates the use of the Qt Bluetooth Low Energy classes related to peripheral (slave) functionality

Bluetooth Low Energy Scanner

An application designed to browse the content of Bluetooth Low Energy peripheral devices. The example demonstrates the use of all Qt Bluetooth Low Energy classes

CAN Bus Manager

Example sends and receives CAN bus frames

D-Bus Chat

Demonstrates communication among instances of an application

D-Bus Complex Ping Pong

Demonstrates usage of the Qt D-Bus typesystem

D-Bus Ping Pong

Demonstrates a simple message system using D-Bus

D-Bus Remote Controlled Car

Shows how to use Qt D-Bus to control a car from another application

Local Fortune Client

Demonstrates using QLocalSocket for a simple local service client

Local Fortune Server

Demonstrates using QLocalServer and QLocalSocket for serving a simple local service

MQTT Subscriptions

Creating a application that communicates with an MQTT broker

Modbus Client

Example implements a Modbus client application

Modbus Custom Command

Example shows how to handle custom Modbus function codes

Modbus Server

Example implements a Modbus server application

Model-View Client

Developing a very simple client program which displays the content and changes made on a server

Model-View Server

Developing a simple server program that displays and makes changes to a QTreeView which is made available on a Remote Objects network

NDEF Editor

Reads and writes NFC Data Exchange Format (NDEF) messages to NFC Forum Tags

Qt Quick Publication

Use Qt Quick Controls to create an application that can publish on MQTT topics

Qt Quick Subscription

Use Qt Quick Controls to create an application that can subscribe to MQTT topics

QtRemoteObjects WebSockets Applications

Using a non-QIODevice-based transport (QWebSocket) with QtRemoteObjects

Quick CoAP Multicast Discovery

Using the CoAP client for a multicast resource discovery with a Qt Quick user interface

Quick Secure CoAP Client

Securing the CoAP client and using it with a Qt Quick user interface

SSL Server and Client

Setting up a secure Remote Object network using QSslSockets

Serial Terminal

Shows how to use various features of QSerialPort

Simple CoAP Client

Creating an application that communicates with a CoAP server

Simple MQTT Client

Creating a minimalistic telemetry application

Simpleswitch Direct Server and Client

A minimalist Remote Object server and client

Time Client Application

A client who holds a replica of a time object from a server and displays the time in a clock

Time Server Application

A server which shares a time object with connected clients

WebSockets MQTT Subscription

Combining an MQTT client with a web socket connection

Networking

A minimal RSS listing application

A demonstration of how to fetch and display a network resource

Blocking Fortune Client

Demonstrates how to create a client for a network service

Broadcast Receiver

Demonstrates how to receive information broadcasted over a local network

Broadcast Sender

Demonstrates how to broadcast information to multiple clients on a local network

Chat

Using the Qt GRPC client API in the user applications

DNS lookup

Demonstrates how to lookup a host name using QDnsLookup

DTLS client

This example demonstrates how to implement client-side DTLS connections

DTLS server

This examples demonstrates how to implement a simple DTLS server

Fortune Client

Demonstrates how to create a client for a network service

Fortune Server

Demonstrates how to create a server for a network service

HTTP Client

Demonstrates a simple HTTP client

Image Scaling

Demonstrates how to asynchronously download and scale images

Lightning Viewer

An application with a responsive UI showing lightning strikes on a map in real-time by combining Qt Quick, Qt Location, Qt Positioning and Qt Websockets.

Magic 8 Ball

Creating a HTTP2 connection between a Qt GRPC client and a C++ gRPC server

Multi-stream Client

Demonstrates how to use SCTP on the client side

Multi-stream Server

Demonstrates how to use SCTP on the server side

Multicast Receiver

Demonstrates how to receive information sent to a multicast group

Multicast Sender

Demonstrates how to send messages to a multicast group

Network Chat

Demonstrates a stateful peer-to-peer Chat client

QML WebSocket Client

Explains how to write a QML WebSocket client example

QML WebSocket Server

A simple example that shows how to use a QML WebSocketServer

Qt Quick Demo - RESTful API client

Example of how to create a RESTful API QML client.

Reddit Example

Demonstrates authenticating with OAuth 2 to access Reddit

SCXML FTP Client

Implements a simple FTP client using a state machine

Secure Socket Client

Demonstrates how to communicate over an encrypted (SSL) connection

Secure WebSocket Echo Client

A simple client application using secure WebSockets (wss)

Secure WebSocket Echo Server

A simple server to respond to clients over secure WebSockets (wss)

Sensors

Sensors example shows how two applications can communicate by sending protobuf messages using UDP sockets

Simple WebSocket Chat

A minimal chat application using the WebSocket protocol

Threaded Fortune Server

Threaded Fortune Server example shows how to create a server for a simple network service that uses threads to handle requests from different clients. It is intended to be run alongside the Fortune Client example

Torrent Example

Demonstrates complex TCP/IP operations

WebSocket Echo Client

Show how to write a simple WebSocket client application

WebSocket Echo Server

Show how to write a simple WebSocket server application

Positioning & Location

GeoJson Viewer (QML)

GeoJson viewer example demonstrates how to manipulate MapItems, handle user input and I/O to and from a GeoJson file

Lightning Viewer

An application with a responsive UI showing lightning strikes on a map in real-time by combining Qt Quick, Qt Location, Qt Positioning and Qt Websockets.

Log File Position Source (C++)

Logfile Position Source shows how to create and work with a custom position source. It can be useful for simulating GPS data, or when the data is received in some custom format

Map Viewer (QML)

Map Viewer example shows how to display and interact with a map, search for an address, and find driving directions

MapItemView Transitions (QML)

How to use transitions together with MapItemView

Minimal Map (QML)

Minimum code to display a map using Qt Quick

Places (QML)

Places example demonstrates how to search for Places and access related content

Places List (QML)

Places List example demonstrates how to search for and display a list of places using a ListView

Places Map (QML)

Places Map example demonstrates how to search for and display a list of places on a map using a MapItemView

Plane Spotter (QML)

Plane Spotter example demonstrates the tight integration of location and positioning data types into QML

Satellite Info

Satellite Info example shows the available satellites using Sky View, Table View, or RSSI View and the user's current position. It is implemented with Qt Positioning and Qt Quick

Weather Info

Weather Info example shows how to use the user's current position to retrieve local content from a web service in a C++ plugin for Qt Quick, using Qt Positioning

User Interface Components

Address Book

Address book example shows how to use proxy models to display different views onto data from a single model

Arrow Pad Example

Understanding the Qt Linguist contexts concept and using two or more languages

Basic Layouts Example

Shows how to use the standard layout managers

Basic Sort/Filter Model Example

Basic Sort/Filter Model example illustrates how to use QSortFilterProxyModel to perform basic sorting and filtering

Calculator Example

Example shows how to use signals and slots to implement the functionality of a calculator widget, and how to use QGridLayout to place child widgets in a grid

Calendar Widget Example

Calendar Widget example shows use of QCalendarWidget

Color Editor Factory Example

This example shows how to create an editor that can be used by a QStyledItemDelegate

Combo Widget Mapper Example

Combo Widget Mapper example shows how to use a custom delegate to map information from a model to specific widgets on a form

Completer Example

Completer example shows how to provide string-completion facilities for an input widget based on data provided by a model

Context-Sensitive Help Example

Using the QHelpEngineCore class to implement context-sensitive help for applications

Custom Sort/Filter Model Example

Custom Sort/Filter Model example illustrates how to subclass QSortFilterProxyModel to perform advanced sorting and filtering

Draggable Icons Example

Draggable Icons example shows how to drag and drop image data between widgets in the same application, and between different applications

Draggable Text Example

Illustrates how to drag and drop text between widgets

Drop Site Example

Example shows how to distinguish the various MIME formats available in a drag and drop operation

Editable Tree Model Example

This example shows how to implement a simple item-based tree model that can be used with other classes in the model/view framework

Fetch More Example

Fetch More example shows how to add items to an item view model on demand

Flow Layout Example

Shows how to arrange widgets for different window sizes

Frozen Column Example

This example demonstrates how to freeze a column within a QTableView

Getting Started Programming with Qt Widgets

A tutorial for Qt Widgets based notepad application

Group Box Example

Group Box example shows how to use the different kinds of group boxes in Qt

Hello tr() Example

Translating a small Hello World program to Latin

I18N Example

Demonstrates Qt's support for translated text

Image Gestures Example

Demonstrates the use of simple gestures in a widget

License Wizard Example

License Wizard example shows how to implement complex wizards in Qt

Line Edits Example

Line Edits example demonstrates the many ways that QLineEdit can be used, and shows the effects of various properties and validators on the input and output supplied by the user

Menus Example

Menus example demonstrates how menus can be used in a main window application

Models and Views: AbstractItemModel Example

Shows how to use a QAbstractItemModel subclass as a model in QML

Models and Views: Object ListModel Example

Shows how to use a QList as a model in QML

Models and Views: String ListModel Example

Shows how to use a QStringList as a model in QML

Order Form Example

Order Form example shows how to generate rich text documents by combining a simple template with data input by the user in a dialog

PDF Multipage Viewer Example

A Qt Quick PDF viewer that allows scrolling through the pages

PDF Single Page Viewer Example

A Qt Quick PDF viewer that views one page at a time

PDF Viewer Widget Example

A widget-based PDF viewer that allows scrolling through the pages

QML Dynamic View Ordering Tutorial 1 - A Simple ListView and Delegate

QQuickWidget - QQuickView Comparison Example

Demonstrates the benefits of QQuickWidget over a QQuickView embedded as a native window

QRegularExpression Example

QRegularExpression example shows how regular expressions in Qt are applied to text by providing an environment in which new regular expressions can be created and tested on custom text strings

Qt Quick Controls - Contact List

A QML app using Qt Quick Controls and a C++ class that implements a simple contact list

Qt Quick Controls - Event Calendar

A simple event calendar

Qt Quick Controls - Gallery

A gallery of controls

Qt Quick Examples - Pointer Handlers

Shows how to use Qt Quick Input Handlers in interactive components

Qt Quick Examples - Positioners

This is a collection of QML Positioner examples

Qt Quick I18N

Generating translation files (TS and QM) for a Qt Quick application

Qt Quick Layouts - Basic Example

Demonstrates how to use layout types to arrange a UI

Qt Quick Layouts - Responsive Layout Example

Demonstrates how to use LayoutItemProxy to make a responsive UI

Qt Quick Widgets Example

Demonstrates how to mix QML with a Qt Widgets application using the QQuickWidget class

Scribble Example

Scribble example shows how to reimplement some of QWidget's event handlers to receive the events generated for the application's widgets

Shortcut Editor Example

Shortcut Editor example shows how to create a basic, read-write hierarchical model to use with Qt's standard view and QKeySequenceEdit classes. For a description of Model/View Programming, see the Model/View Programming overview

Simple Tree Model Example

Simple Tree Model example shows how to use a hierarchical model with Qt's standard view classes

Sliders Example

Sliders example shows how to use the different types of sliders available in Qt: QSlider, QScrollBar and QDial

Spin Boxes Example

Spin Boxes example shows how to use the many different types of spin boxes available in Qt, from a simple QSpinBox widget to more complex editors like the QDateTimeEdit widget

Spreadsheet

Spreadsheet example shows how to create a simple spreadsheet application

Standard Dialogs Example

Standard Dialogs example shows the standard dialogs that are provided by Qt

Star Delegate Example

Star Delegate example shows how to create a delegate that can paint itself and that supports editing

Syntax Highlighter Example

Syntax Highlighter example shows how to perform simple syntax highlighting

Tab Dialog Example

Tab Dialog example shows how to construct a tab dialog using the QTabWidget class

Tablet Example

This example shows how to use a Wacom tablet in Qt applications

Touch Knobs Example

Shows how to create custom controls that accept touch input

Translucent Background

Example shows how to make a round window with a translucent background

Tree Model Completer Example

Tree Model Completer example shows how to provide completion facilities for a hierarchical model, using a period as the separator to access Child, GrandChild and GrandGrandChild level objects

Trivial Wizard Example

Trivial Wizard example illustrates how to create a linear three-page registration wizard using three instances of QWizardPage and one instance of QWizard

Troll Print Example

Updating translations for later releases

UI Components: Dial Control Example

Dial Control Example shows how to create a speedometer-type dial

UI Components: Flipable Example

Flipable Example shows an item that flips whenever clicked, rotating around the y-axis

Widgets Gallery Example

Widgets Gallery example shows widgets relevant for designing UIs

Widgets Tutorial - Child Widgets

Widgets Tutorial - Creating a Window

Widgets Tutorial - Nested Layouts

Widgets Tutorial - Using Layouts

Window Flags Example

Window Flags example shows how to use the window flags available in Qt

Web Technologies

HTTP Client

Demonstrates a simple HTTP client

Qt Quick Demo - RSS News

A QML RSS news reader that uses XmlListModel and XmlListModelRole custom QML types to download XML data, ListModel and ListElement to create a category list, and ListView to display the data.

Qt WebChannel ChatClient HTML Example

A HTML/JavaScript client that communicates over a WebSocket with a QWebChannel server

Qt WebChannel ChatClient QML Application

A QML client that communicates over a WebSocket with a QWebChannel server

Qt WebChannel ChatServer Example

A simple chat server implemented using the QWebChannel C++ API

Qt WebChannel Standalone Example

A simple chat between a server and a remote client running in a browser

Qt WebView Examples - Minibrowser

Minibrowser example demonstrates how to use the Qt WebView module with Qt Quick

RESTful API Server

Example of how to create a RESTful API server using the QHttpServer

Recipe Browser

Injecting custom stylsheets into web pages and providing a rich text preview tool for a custom markup language

Simple HTTP Server

Simple example of how to set up an HTTP server

WebEngine Content Manipulation Example

Demonstrates how to load and manipulate web content

WebEngine Cookie Browser Example

A cookie browser based on Qt WebEngine Widgets

WebEngine Lifecycle Example

Freezes and discards background tabs to reduce CPU and memory usage

WebEngine Notifications Example

Demonstrates how to pass HTML5 web notifications to users

WebEngine Push Notifications Example

Demonstrates how to subscribe to and unsubscribe from push notifications

WebEngine Quick Nano Browser

A web browser implemented using the WebEngineView QML type

WebEngine Widgets Client Certificate Example

A simple client certificate authentication scenario using Qt WebEngine and QSslServer

WebEngine Widgets Html2Pdf Example

Converts web pages to PDF documents using Qt WebEngine

WebEngine Widgets Maps Example

Demonstrates how to handle geolocation requests

WebEngine Widgets PrintMe Example

Demonstrates how to print web pages using Qt WebEngine Widgets

WebEngine Widgets Simple Browser Example

A simple browser based on Qt WebEngine Widgets

WebEngine Widgets Spellchecker Example

Integrates a spellchecker into a simple HTML form

WebEngine Widgets Video Player Example

Displays full screen video using QWebEngineView

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All Qt Examples lists all examples categorized by the Qt module they belong to.

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