Released March 7, 2021
Describe downloading, installing and using ADMB from binary release for Windows.
Alternative — To install from zip file, read QuickStartWindowsZip.
Download installer admb-12.3-windows.exe which includes MinGW-w64 C++ compiler from Rtools-4.0.
Double click downloaded installer file and follow menu prompts.
In the Windows Start Menu, locate and double click ADMB-12.3 Command Prompt, then use the steps below to build and run the simple example.
Change to simple example directory.
C:\> cd \admb-12.3\examples\admb\simple
Build simple example.
C:\admb-12.3\examples\admb\simple> admb simple.tpl
Run simple example.
Read manuals for more information.
Optional — Configure PATH
An alternative to using the ADMB-12.3 Command Prompt is to add the ADMB directories C:\admb-12.3\bin and C:\admb-12.3\utilities to the system enviroment PATH variable. This will allow admb to be used in every Windows Command Prompt.
Alternatively, install AD Studio, a dedicated environment for developing ADMB and TMB models. It uses the C++ compiler from Rtools and has especially good support for R, LaTeX, Markdown, GDB, and Git.
AD Studio 1.0 comes with ADMB 12.0, which is one version older than 12.1.
For help and support, contact email@example.com.
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