Qt 5.6 Now In Beta, Prepares To Be A Long-Term Support Release
Written by Michael Larabel in Qt on 21 December 2015 at 09:49 AM EST. 3 Comments
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Qt 5.6 remains about two months behind schedule, but the beta release of this tool-kit update with long-term support has been finally realized.

The Qt 5.6 toolkit went into beta on Friday and will be supported for three years with being an LTS release. Qt 5.6 features fully rewritten HiDPI support, full Windows 10 support, the removal of WebKit and Qt Quick 1 support, and many other changes. More information on Qt 5.6 can be found via our past articles.

Qt 5.6.0 was supposed to be officially released in early December while the updated release plan pegs the new target as 9 February 2016. All of the Qt 5.6 Beta details can be found via the qt.io blog.

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