GTK+ 3.92 Released With Many Improvements & New Features

Written by Michael Larabel in GNOME on 18 October 2017 at 02:27 PM EDT. 6 Comments
Matthias Clasen has today released GTK+ 3.92 as the latest test release in the long road towards the major GTK4 tool-kit update.

GTK+ 3.92 features Vulkan improvements, more widget reworking, continued Emoji support, and more. Highlights of changes found in this GTK+ 3.92 update include:

- An emoji picker was added to GtkEntry, there is also new input hints for Emoji input.

- More widgets have been ported to supporting the GTK Scene Kit (GSK).

- Support for resizing tiled windows under both X11 and Wayland.

- Building GTK4 now explicitly depends upon Meson with GNU Autotools build system support being dropped.

- Support for CSS3 font-variant.

- The GTK4 Vulkan back-end now has a glyph cache.

- Other Vulkan improvements in this version include support for repeat nodes, multiple render passes, the blur effect, and more.

- Dozens of bug fixes.

GTK+ 3.92 can be downloaded via Git.
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