: Documentation : Build and Setup

This tutorial describes how to build ARToolKit under Windows using Microsoft Visual Studio.

Source Code

The recommended way to obtain the ARToolKit source code is to get it directly from the Subversion (SVN) repository hosted on SourceForge. Using an SVN client (e.g. Tortoise SVN), check out ARToolKit using the following address:


This branch of ARToolKit includes various fixes and also includes the necessary DirectShow video library.


Once the source code is checked out, open the root CMakeLists.txt file in CMake.

Building and Installing