• OS: Microsoft Windows 7+

  • Compiler: Microsoft Visual C++ 2013+

  • Development environment: Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 (Recommended)

If you use Microsoft Visual Studio 2013+, you may encounter compatibility issues.

Create an Agora Account and Get an App ID

  1. Sign up for a developer account at Agora Dashboard.

  2. Click the Project Management icon in the left navigation menu and click Create.

  3. Fill in the Project Name and click Submit. You have created your first project at Agora.

  4. Find the App ID under the created project.

Add the Agora SDK to Your Project

  1. Download the Windows SDK, and unzip it.
  2. Add the sdk/include folder to the INCLUDE directory of your project.
  3. Add the sdk/lib folder to the LIB directory of your project, and ensure that agora_rtc_sdk.lib is linked to your project.
  4. Copy all dll files under sdk/dll to the directory of your executable file.

Next Steps

You have set up the Windows development environment and can start a call/live broadcast following the steps under Quickstart Guide:

  • Initialize the SDK
  • Join a Channel
  • Publish and Subscribe to Streams