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Qt 6.4.3 Released With 300+ Fixes
Qt 6.4.3 Released With 300+ Fixes

Qt 6.4.3 is out today as the newest point release to this current stable series of the Qt6 tool-kit. This release is another big one with 300+ fixes in tow.

16 March 2023 - Qt 6.4.3 - 6 Comments
The Qt Group Launches Qt Insight
The Qt Group Launches Qt Insight

The Qt Group as the company behind the Qt open-source toolkit has launched Qt Insight as their newest software offering. However, Qt Insight does not appear to be open-source and is marketed as a SaaS product.

15 March 2023 - Qt Insight - 12 Comments
Qt 6.5 Adding Wayland Native Interface
Qt 6.5 Adding Wayland Native Interface

The Qt6 toolkit introduced the notion of platform-specific objects via the QNativeInterface namespace and now set to come with Qt 6.5 is support for a Wayland native interface for application developers wanting to interact directly with Wayland object handles.

9 December 2022 - Qt Wayland Native Interface - 22 Comments
Lars Knoll Announces His Successor For Qt Chief Maintainer

Last month was the surprise announcement that longtime Qt developer Lars Knoll would be leaving The Qt Company. Not only is he leaving as the CTO of The Qt Company but also as the longtime Qt Chief Maintainer for the open-source project, but now after voting by Qt developers, a new maintainer has been chosen.

17 June 2022 - New Qt Chief Maintainer - 1 Comment
Qt 5.15.4 LTS Release Now Available As Open-Source

Back in March marked the release of Qt 5.15.3 as open-source, one year after it was released to commercial customers of The Qt Company. Today a similar Qt 5.15.4 open-source release is now available, one year after its commercial release.

11 May 2022 - Qt 5.15.4 - 14 Comments
Commercial-Only Qt 5.15.3 LTS Now Released As Open-Source
Commercial-Only Qt 5.15.3 LTS Now Released As Open-Source

One year ago this week Qt 5.15.3 LTS was released with 200+ bug fixes for this toolkit but that long-term support release was made commercial-only. Today The Qt Company has made available an open-source release of the Qt 5.15.3 changes.

3 March 2022 - Qt 5.15.3 Open-Source - 24 Comments
Qt Announces Changes To Simplify Its Commercial Licensing
Qt Announces Changes To Simplify Its Commercial Licensing

The Qt Company continues to look for ways to diversify its product offering and improve its financial performance. In addition to the recent change making it easier to add ads into Qt apps, The Qt Company announced today a simplification of their commercial licensing.

1 February 2022 - Qt Commercial - 29 Comments
Qt 6.2.1 Released With 200+ Bug Fixes

It's been just shy of one month since Qt 6.2 debuted as the first Qt6 Long-Term Support (LTS) release and ported many of the remaining modules over from Qt5. Shipping today is now Qt 6.2.1 as the first point release with more than two-hundred fixes.

27 October 2021 - Qt 6.2.1 - 18 Comments
Qt 6.2 LTS Will Nearly Be At Feature Parity To Qt 5.15

When the Qt 6.0 tool-kit debuted last year much of the early criticism stemmed around it not having all the modules/functionality ported over from Qt5 meanwhile The Qt Company was restricting newer Qt 5.15 LTS point releases to paying customers only. Since then the developers have been working to address the voids in Qt6 and with the upcoming Qt 6.2 as their next long-term support release, all of the important functionality should be in place.

2 September 2021 - Qt 6.2 vs. Qt 5.15 - 26 Comments
Qt Creator 5.0 Nears With New Features

Qt Creator as the Qt/C++ focused integrated development environment from The Qt Company is preparing to release version 5.0 as it prepares to switch to semantic versioning.

12 August 2021 - Qt Creator 5.0 - 5 Comments
Qt 6.2 Enters Feature Freeze With More Qt5 Modules Ported To Qt6

While Qt 6.1 released just one month ago, Qt 6.2 as of today is already into its feature freeze. This quicker than normal time to feature freeze comes due to this year's Qt releases being tightened up following the Qt 6.0 debut at the end of last year. Qt 6.2 will be the first Long Term Support (LTS) release of the Qt6 series.

7 June 2021 - Qt 6.2 Feature Freeze - 30 Comments
Qt 6.1 Released With More Modules Ported To Qt6

Qt 6.1 is out today as the second major feature release to Qt6 following its stable introduction at the end of last year. Ahead of Qt 6.2 being the first planned Long-Term Support release later this year, Qt 6.1 brings more Qt5 modules over and other improvements in making Qt6 more viable.

6 May 2021 - Qt 6.1 - 3 Comments
The Qt Company Publishes 2021 Roadmap

With Qt 6.1 being released next month, The Qt Company has published their 2021 road-map outlining some of their plans for the remainder of the calendar year.

27 April 2021 - Qt 2021 Roadmap - 13 Comments
Qt 6.0.3 Released With Another ~40 Bug Fixes

While Qt 6.1 is aiming to release around the end of April, for now the Qt 6.0 series continues marching forward and is out today with the Qt 6.0.3 point release providing another few dozen bug fixes.

31 March 2021 - Qt 6.0.3 - 4 Comments

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