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2019-07-17
release: 2.1.3
Release 2.1.3 available: cleanup/bugfix release; hidlib split, scripting
2019-04-24
release: 2.1.2
Release 2.1.2 available: cleanup/bugfix release; netlist rewrite, CAM jobs, better KiCad4 support
2019-02-13
release: 2.1.1
Release 2.1.1 available: cleanup/bugfix release; improved DRC GUI, find.c rewrite
2018-11-25
release: 2.1.0
Release 2.1.0 available: doc/mech layers, slots, text rotation & thickness, asm plugin
2018-09-19
CoralEDA
pcb-rnd joins the CoralEDA ecosystem (umbrella project).
2018-08-29
release: 2.0.1
Release 2.0.1 available: rendering speed optimization and various smallish features, including new scripting engine, CAM export, 2d drafting, new export dialog, easyEDA netlist import.
2018-06-06
release: 2.0.0
Release 2.0.0 available: old data model fully removed; new default menu and key bindings.
2018-03-21
release: 1.2.8
Release 1.2.8 available, with all parts of the code handling the new data model.
2017-12-26
release: 1.2.7
Release 1.2.7 available, with padstacks.
2017-10-11
release: 1.2.6
Release 1.2.6 available, with subcircuit terminals, dxf, hpgl, openscad and poly-clears-poly support.
2017-09-15
release: 1.2.5b
Release 1.2.5b is is an 1.2.5 with a security fix, please upgrade as soon as possible!
2017-08-21
release: 1.2.5
Release 1.2.5 is available: it is an 1.2.4 with a few critical bugfixes
2017-08-07
release: 1.2.4
Release 1.2.4 is available, with subcircuit, eagle binary and protel autotrax support.
2017-05-30
release: 1.2.3
Release 1.2.3 is available, with a new plugin system and editable soldermask and paste layers.
2017-04-10
release: 1.2.2
Release 1.2.2 is available.
2017-03-12
opengl
Opengl support available in svn HEAD. Thanks to Keith Packard.
2017-02-17
EDA ecosystem, release: 1.2.1
Release 1.2.1 is available.
We've strengthen our connections to other EDA tools, trying to contribute more to the EDA ecosystem, by implementing more import and export plugins.
2016-12-28
release: 1.2.0
Release 1.2.0 is available.
2016-12-20
Official Debian packaging
Dima Kogan volunteered to do the packaging for Debian. We may get in testing, or if we are lucky, in the next stable. To ease packaging an unscheduled intermediate version 1.1.4 was released. Thank you Dima!
2016-11-02
Release: 1.1.3
Available at the download page .
Features kicad compatibility, advanced search and the lihata board format.
2016-09-04
Rebranding
We have a new main page reflecting the transition how we regard pcb-rnd: it is not much of just a fork of geda/pcb by now, but a separate PCB editor with its own team and own course. File save/load compatibility is maintained.
2016-08-24
Release 1.1.1
Available at the download page .
The next development cycle will focus on editable/searchable attributes and a new native file format.