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Premake Alternatives

Premake is described as 'Powerfully simple build configuration' and is an app in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Premake for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, BSD and Android. The best alternative is GNU Make, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Premake are CMake, Ninja Build, SCons and Autoconf.

This page was last updated May 26, 2021
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  • Mac
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    GNU Make

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Cygwin

    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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    CMake

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Haiku

    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.

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  3. Ninja Build

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    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

    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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    Autoconf

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    GNU Autoconf is a tool for producing configure scripts for building, installing and packaging software on computer systems where a Bourne shell is available.

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  6. Ant icon

    Ant

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

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    qmake

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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    waf

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Xcode
    • Eclipse
    • Microsoft Visual Studio

    Waf is a Python-based framework for configuring, compiling and installing applications.

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    Automake

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

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

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  10. tup

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Tup is a file-based build system for Linux, OSX, and Windows. It inputs a list of file changes and a directed acyclic graph (DAG), then processes the DAG to execute the appropriate commands required to update dependent files.

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