Qt 5.7.0 Officially Is Out
Written by Michael Larabel in Qt on 16 June 2016 at 07:52 AM EDT. 13 Comments
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Qt 5.7 is now officially available as the latest version of the Qt5 tool-kit.

Qt 5.7 presents a new Qt Wayland Compositor API in tech preview form, NVIDIA DRIVE CX support and other Qt automotive improvements, OpenGL improvements, Qt WebEngine is updated against Chromium, Qt QML supports JIT'ing on more platforms, Qt Multimedia now supports Apple tvOS, Qt Bluetooth Low Energy peripheral role is in tech preview form, Qt 3D now supports compute shaders, Qt 3D better supports compressed texture formats, and various other enhancements.

More details on Qt 5.7.0 can be found via the Qt blog. There's also another Qt blog post this morning about the major Qt 3D work that's part of this release.

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