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Qt 4.4 is planned for release next month with Phonon integration and a number of other features too, but planning is already underway for the next major release of Qt 4.5. A few details surrounding Qt 4.5 will be shed this afternoon in a mobile/embedded talk at the Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit here in Austin, but what we have found out so far is that Qt 4.5 will feature performance improvements, enhanced support for OpenVG/OpenGL ES, and proper support for writing animations within Qt. More information to come soon.