In this article you will learn how to install TouchGFX and start the Designer.
This article is written for TouchGFX version 4.10, but installation of other versions of TouchGFX is similar.
TouchGFX is installed by simply running the TouchGFX MSI Installer, TouchGFX-4.10.0.msi, and following the standard installation steps:
Read and accept the License Agreement. Press Next.
Press Next to get TouchGFX installed in the default directory.
Press Finish to complete the installation.
TouchGFX is by default installed in
C:\touchgfx\4.10.0. You can have older versions installed in parallel, they can also be located under
The TouchGFX Designer application is in the designer folder, but the installer has probably created a shortcut in your Start Menu. The TouchGFX C++ framework is in the touchgfx folder. The env folder contains the TouchGFX Environment. This is a collection of useful tools. We will see how to use them in a later tutorial.
When you start the TouchGFX Designer you will see this "Create New Application" window:
Creating a new project
This window allows you to create a new project or to load an existing project.
In the next step of this tutorial you will learn how to run an existing example.
Move on to the next step when ready.