A new release of KiCad has been made, containing some minor bug fixes.
These are related to the default path issue seen on Windows where the
KISYS3DMOD was not set properly. They are now set as
environment variables by the installer such that they match your
In addition to that, a few fixes for the GAL canvas has been applied and a bug fix for the KiCad manager where it could potentially crash.
Version 4.0.1 is made from the lp:kicad/4.0 branch with some cherry picked changes from the development branch.
KiCad binaries will be available for download for Windows, OSX and Linux in the near future, see the download page for guidance.
Instructions for packagers can be found on the download page describing how to build from source and its subpages.
We’ve just released the long-awaited KiCad stable release, version 4.0.0! The announcement can be read on the developer’s mailing list archive. Version 4.0.0 is made from the product branch BZR 6336. This is 148 commits after the last release candidate, RC2. These are all changes to improve stability and usability of KiCad. KiCad binaries will be available for download for Windows, OSX and Linux in the near future, see the download page for guidance.
Now, approximately two months after the first release candidate we can now announce the second release candidate, 4.0.0 RC2, this is BZR 6303 from the product branch. Since the previous release candidate 115 commits have been made to fix bugs reported by users and developers alike. The 4.0 source code branch is available in the BZR repository on launchpad here: KiCad 4.0 Branch The RC2 branch has been packaged as a source archive available here: KiCad 4.