LibTidy for Windows, How to compile

LibTidy is a library to clean or process HTML documents, well formed or not. For more information, please see tidy homepage.

Available prebuilt libraries

All prebuilt libraries are available in the php-libs repositories

The filename format is:

where x.y.z defines the version, vcversion which Visual C++ has been used and architecture defines whether the build is for win32 or win64.

For PHP suitable sources and up-to-date information see

Building LibTidy


  • tidy sources (2008/03/22), fetch our version or the original sources (CVS only) and use the Makefiles provided in our sources.
  • Common tools used to compile PHP

Preparing the sources

Simply uncompress the sources archives.


No special configuration required. Be sure to have the platform SDK in your path.



The following command:

cd tidy\build\msvc
nmake /f
cd tidy\build\msvc
nmake /f

Debug mode:

cd tidy\build\msvc
nmake /f DEBUG=1
internals/windows/libs/tidy.txt · Last modified: 2013/02/21 19:15 by ab