Building Blender 2.5 on Windows
Here you will find the instructions to build Blender 2.5 from svn, based on the compiler (MinGW or Microsoft Visual C++) and the build system (SCons or CMake) of your choice.
- Setting up the build environment
This will guide you to install the tools needed to build Blender.
Depending on which compiler and build system you've installed, read one of the following tutorial to build Blender.
Windows Quicktime Support Dropped
For Windows it has been decided that FFMPEG should be used for video, dropping QuickTime support. This means some image formats such as GIF and PSD will no longer load.
Note for editors