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gdevelop5:publishing:windows-macos-linux [2018/10/21 01:58]
valiant_curiosity [Choose the platforms and launch the export]
gdevelop5:publishing:windows-macos-linux [2019/05/29 12:16]
akbarhabeebb [Choose the platforms and launch the export] Typo
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 GDevelop can publish games to Windows, macOS, and even Linux! GDevelop can publish games to Windows, macOS, and even Linux!
  
-In order to export a game, click/​select “File” from the menu that is located on the top of the GDevelop Interface. Choose the "​Export"​ option from the drop down list.+In order to export a game, click/​select “File” from the menu that is located on the top of the GDevelop Interface. Choose the "​Export"​ option from the drop-down list.
  
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 It is important to verify that your game is ready to be exported as an executable: It is important to verify that your game is ready to be exported as an executable:
-  * In the game properties (accessible from the [[gdevelop5:​interface|Project Manager]]), make sure to enter a valid _package name_. A package name is an identifier like this : `com.yourname.gamename`. It's like the address of a websitebut reversed. You can choose any package name provided that:+  * In the game properties (accessible from the [[gdevelop5:​interface|Project Manager]]), make sure to enter a valid _package name_. A package name is an identifier like this : `com.yourname.gamename`. It's like the address of a website but reversed. You can choose any package name provided that:
       * It is not used by another game or application on iOS or Android.       * It is not used by another game or application on iOS or Android.
-      * It is written with only letters, numbers and dots. Only put one dot between words (for example, `com..mygame` or `..mygame` are not valid), and limit this identifier to 2-5 words maximum.+      * It is written with only letters, numbers and dots. Only put one dot between words (for example, `com..mygame` or `..mygame` are not valid), and limit this identifier to 2-5 words maximum.
   * In the game properties, enter a valid version number (like 1.0.0, 1.0.1...)   * In the game properties, enter a valid version number (like 1.0.0, 1.0.1...)
   * Check that you've set up icons.   * Check that you've set up icons.
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-### Create an accountif you don't have one+### Create an account if you don't have one
  
 To use the packaging, you need a [[gdevelop5:​interface:​profile|GDevelop account]]. If you don't have one, click on "​Create my account",​ enter your email and choose a password. To use the packaging, you need a [[gdevelop5:​interface:​profile|GDevelop account]]. If you don't have one, click on "​Create my account",​ enter your email and choose a password.
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 Once you are ready, click on **Export**. Once you are ready, click on **Export**.
  
-Now, wait for the game to be built. It can takes a few minutes depending on the platforms you've chosen.+Now, wait for the game to be built. It can take a few minutes depending on the platforms you've chosen.
 There are a few steps, during which the game is exported, compressed, uploaded to the online build service and built. There are a few steps, during which the game is exported, compressed, uploaded to the online build service and built.
  
 When finished, you will see a download button for each platform that was selected for your game. Use the download buttons to receive the files that you can distribute to play to your game. When finished, you will see a download button for each platform that was selected for your game. Use the download buttons to receive the files that you can distribute to play to your game.
  
-### Play to the game+### Play the game
  
-* On Windows, double click on the executable ​having ​the name of your game to launch it.+* On Windows, double click on the executable ​file with the name of your game to launch it.
 * On macOS, extract the archive and double click on the app to launch it. * On macOS, extract the archive and double click on the app to launch it.
 * On Linux, [[https://​appimage.org/​|install the AppImage]] to run the game * On Linux, [[https://​appimage.org/​|install the AppImage]] to run the game
  
-<​note>​On Windows and macOS, you can get a notice about security ​when launching the game. Choose to run anyway ​the game. On macOS, you may need to open *Security and Privacy* tab in *System Preferences*.</​note>​+<​note>​When launching the game on Windows and macOS, you might get a notice about security. Choose to run the game anyway. On macOS, you may need to open *Security and Privacy* tab in *System Preferences*.</​note>​