Open Source CMake Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to CMake is GNU Make, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to CMake and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to CMake are Premake (Free, Open Source), Maven (Free, Open Source), Ninja Build (Free, Open Source) and Gradle (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated May 26, 2021

    Platforms

    • Linux
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • BSD
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Xcode
    • Cygwin
    • Eclipse
    • Haiku
    • Microsoft Visual Studio

    Features

    • Build automation
    • Build system
    • Software developer
    • Java
    • Portable
    • Automation
    • C++
    • Python
    • C++ support
    • Rust
    • Task Automation
    • Typesafe
    • Workflow Automation
    • Ruby
    • Lightweight
    • Linux
    • Lua scripting
    • Optimized for Fastboot mode
    • Parallel builds

    License

    × Clear
    • Free
    • Open Source
    • Paid
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