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Automake Alternatives

Automake is described as 'GNU Automake is a programming tool that produces portable makefiles for use by the make program, used in compiling software' and is an app in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Automake for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, BSD and Android. The best alternative is CMake, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Automake are GNU Make, Ninja Build, SCons and Premake.

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GNU Automake is a programming tool that produces portable makefiles for use by the make program, used in compiling software.

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  1. CMake icon

    CMake

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Haiku
    37 alternatives to CMake 

    CMake is a family of tools designed to build, test and package software. CMake 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...

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  2. GNU Make icon

    GNU Make

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
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    • BSD
    • Cygwin
    34 alternatives to GNU Make 

    Make is a tool which controls the generation of executables and other non-source files of a program from the program's source files.

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  3. Ninja Build

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    16 alternatives to Ninja Build 

    Ninja is a small build system with a focus on speed. It differs from other build systems in two major respects: it is designed to have its input files generated by a higher-level build system, and it is designed to run builds as fast as possible.

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    SCons

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    34 alternatives to SCons 

    SCons is an Open Source software construction tool—that is, a next-generation build tool. Think of SCons as an improved, cross-platform substitute for the classic Make utility with integrated functionality similar to autoconf/automake and compiler caches such as ccache.

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    Premake

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    19 alternatives to Premake 

    Powerfully simple build configuration

    Describe your software project just once, using Premake's simple and easy to read syntax, and build it everywhere. Generate project files for Visual Studio, GNU Make, Xcode, Code::Blocks, and more across Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. Use.

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    1.  PortablePremake can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.


  6. Meson icon

    Meson

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    17 alternatives to Meson 

    The main design point of Meson is that every moment a developer spends writing or debugging build definitions is a second wasted. So is every second spent waiting for the build system to actually start compiling code.

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    Ant

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    31 alternatives to Ant 

    Apache Ant is an Open Source Java-based build tool (for software development). It uses XML files to describe, structure and control the build process. Most actions are described as 'Tasks' - Ant offers a library of built-in Tasks, but various 3rd party Tasks and Task...

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    MakeMe

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    12 alternatives to MakeMe 

    Embedthis MakeMe is a modern replacement for make and autoconf. It manages the building of programs and products by direct compilation and the generation of IDE projects and Makefiles. MakeMe can portably build programs for Linux, Mac and Windows and handles cross-compilation...

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    RiotKit Do

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD
    14 alternatives to RiotKit Do 

    RKD: Task executor - balance between Makefile and Gradle. Written in Python. Powerful tool for every DevOps. Automates production tasks as well as local development tasks.

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    1.  LightweightRiotKit Do consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  PortableRiotKit Do can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    qmake

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    33 alternatives to qmake 

    qmake is a tool from The Qt Company that helps simplify the build process for development project across different platforms. qmake automates the generation of Makefiles so that only a few lines of information are needed to create each Makefile.

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