ADMB Project

Released December 9, 2014

Describe ADMB build and installation procedures for Windows and Visual C++ compilers.

Note — For Microsoft Visual C++ 2010, read installation documentation.


The following programs should be installed on the local computer.

Quick Start

  1. Download

    Go to download page ADMB-11.2pre

  2. Extract

    Extract admb folder from downloaded file to C:>.

  3. Use ADMB

    The following commands build and run the simple example.

    C:\admb\> cd examples\admb\simple
    C:\admb\examples\admb\simple\> C:\admb\admb simple.tpl
    C:\admb\examples\admb\simple\> simple.exe
  4. Optional — Installation

    Add the admb directory to the system PATH to avoid typing the directory when calling the admb script.

    1. In the System Properties window, click on the Enviroment Variables button.

    2. In the Enviroment Variables windows, click on the New button, then in the Variable name input type PATH and in the Variable value input type C:\admb\;%PATH%.

    3. Click the OK button when done and open a new command prompt.

      C:\admb\> cd examples\admb\simple
      C:\admb\examples\admb\simple\> admb simple.tpl
      C:\admb\examples\admb\simple\> simple.exe

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