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KiCad 7.0.6 Release

The KiCad project is proud to announce the fourth series 7 bug fix release. The 7.0.6 stable version contains critical bug fixes and other minor improvements since the previous release.

A list of all of the fixed issues since the 7.0.5 release can be found on the KiCad 7.0.6 milestone page. This release contains several critical bug fixes so please consider upgrading as soon as possible.

Version 7.0.6 is made from the 7.0 branch with some cherry picked changes from the development branch.

Packages for Windows, macOS, and Linux are available or will be in the very near future. See the KiCad download page for guidance.

Thank you to all developers, packagers, librarians, document writers, translators, and everyone else who helped make this release possible.

Changelog

General

Schematic Editor

Spice Simulator

Symbol Editor

  • Ensure a new derived symbol has the correct alternate body style option displayed. #13739

  • Fix null pointer assertion in symbol library cache. #14927

  • Fix segfault when selecting a pad from the footprint browser. #14971

Footprint Assignment Tool

  • Fix crash when "View selected footprint in footprint viewer" is clicked. #14850

  • Fix crash when destroy footprint frame gets called more than once. #14928

Board Editor

Footprint Editor

  • Fix unexpected change of default preferences in text and graphic properties dialog. #14925

3D Viewer

  • Trim solder paste and other layers to holes. #8484

  • Fix display of castellated vias. #14757

PCB Calculator

  • Fix grid layout issues on Ubuntu. #14743



See Also

KiCad 7.0.5 Release
2023-05-28

The KiCad project is proud to announce the third series 7 bug fix release. The 7.0.5 stable version contains critical bug fixes and other minor improvements since the previous release. Due to a last minute critical bugs which affected 7.0.3 and 7.0.4 packages, there was no official 7.0.3 or 7.0.4 releases.

KiCad 7.0.2 Release
2023-04-16

The KiCad project is proud to announce the second series 7 bug fix release. The 7.0.2 stable version contains critical bug fixes and other minor improvements since the previous release.