The installation using the provided zip files should be fairly
straightforward. Simply extract the files into the desired installation
directory, and run
The binaries from the zip file live inside the
It is common for Nim developers to include two directories in their
PATH environment variable:
%USERPROFILE%is the home directory)
The zip file includes a simple application called
finish.exe that can
attempt to add the first directory into your
This tool also checks for the presence of a C compiler and can install
the GNU C compiler collection for Windows.
The Nim compiler needs a C compiler in order to compile software. You can
finish.exe to install MingW.
The following versions of MingW are known to work with the latest version of Nim.
There are a number of other dependencies that you may need to install in order to use Nim. They include:
Windows users can download the DLLs for these here.