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KiCad 6.0.11 Release

The KiCad project is proud to announce the latest and most likely last series 6 stable release. The 6.0.11 stable version contains critical bug fixes and other minor improvements since the previous release.

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KiCad Version 7 Release Candidate 1

The KiCad project is excited to announce the first release candidate for the upcoming version 7 stable release. Version 7 will contain many new features compared to the current version 6 release. Please consider giving 7.0.0-rc1 a try to discover any additional issues so they can be fixed before release at the end of January. Thank you to everyone who contributed to version 7. How to Download Release Candidate Builds The release candidate packages can be found in the "Nightly Development Builds" folder on the KiCad Download Page.
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Development Highlight: December Edition, features coming to KiCad 7

The end of 2022 is here and quite some work has been accomplished on various parts of KiCad over the year.

We are all working to hopefully have a KiCad 7 release by the end of January 2023 but no promises!

This is a highlight of some (but not all) of the new features added since the last development highlight.

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KiCad 6.0.10 Release

The KiCad project is proud to announce the latest series 6 stable release. The 6.0.10 stable version contains critical bug fixes and other minor improvements since the previous release.

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2022 End of Year Fund Drive

It’s that time of year to prepare for our annual end of year funding drive. With the next stable release (7) just around the corner (January 31st, 2023), it’s time to start thinking about building version 8. Our supporters' contributions have done more to build the features of version 7 than any other source of funding. With your help, we can make version 8 better than ever! Our year end donation campaign with begin December 1st and run through January 15th.
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KiCad 6.0.9 Release

The KiCad project is proud to announce the latest series 6 stable release. The 6.0.9 stable version contains critical bug fixes and other minor improvements since the previous release.

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KiCad 6.0.8 Release

The KiCad project is proud to announce the latest series 6 stable release. The 6.0.8 stable version contains critical bug fixes and other minor improvements since the previous release.

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KiCad Project Awarded NLnet Grant

The KiCad project is excited to announce that it has been awarded a 50K Euro grant by the NLnet Foundation. This grant will fund the development of the SPICE simulation improvements, design import/migration wizard, CADSTAR library importer, database symbol libraries, footprint and 3D model wizard, flat schematics, and more. Many of the features funded by this grant will be available in the version 7.0 release of KiCad. A detailed list of the features and their development status can be found on the KiCad Developer’s Wiki.
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KiCad 6.0.7 Release

The KiCad project is proud to announce the latest series 6 stable release. The 6.0.7 stable version contains critical bug fixes and other minor improvements since the previous release.

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New Developer Mailing List

After 13 years, it is time to retire the Launchpad developer mailing list. The new developer mailing list will be hosted on the KiCad Google Workspace instance at [email protected]. You can subscribe to the new list by sending an e-mail to [email protected]

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