Release version 0.9.8


Maintenance release

Fritzing 0.9.8 is a maintenance release.

The release fixes a regression with generic ICs in Fritzing 0.9.7

We tested it for Windows 10, Windows 11 (preview), macOS BigSur, macOS High Sierra, Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 21.04, Fedora 34.

Changes since 0.9.7
  • Fixed: Generic IC broken on 0.9.7 #3859
Changes since 0.9.6
  • Bump up Qt version for Linux builds
  • Build an AppImage
  • We created an AppImage based on Ubuntu 18.04. Fritzing is now able to run on any system with glibc 2.27 or later.

  • Read single FZP files
  • For parts developers, we added the ability to open an FZP file directly. Fritzing can then bundle the file into an FZPZ. This can ease the workflow for developers who use external editors to create parts.

Fixed issues

Since the 0.9.6 release, we were able to close 249 issues in our fritzing-app repo. Specifically, the following fixes have been implemented:

  • Selection dropdowns are transparent #3848
  • stroke-width not inherited when exporting to Gerber #3843
  • Incorrectly configured fzp file crashes parts editor #3839
  • Invalid .FZP file causes a segfault #3838
  • Error when updating parts #3836
  • Platform, Board and Port menus are a barely readable white on grey on macOS #3833
  • Silkscreen path not appearing in Gerber output #3809
  • Arduino Nano Export SVG Missing #3782
  • GUI is blocked for up to 2 minutes until the check is complete #3677
  • Duplicating a net label in schematic view causes phantom ratsnest connections to appear. It cannot be deleted either. #3340
  • net label copy bug? #2308
  • interesting stuff happens when you paste formatted stuff into notes #711
New parts

Sony's Spresense Boards and Camera

Updated translations

The following translations have received some care - German - French - Italian - Japanese - Portuguese - Russian - Spanish - Ukrainian

Big thanks to everyone who helped to make this release possible

Namely Bruno Santos Ramalhete, Daniel Gun, Josh Morgenstern, Peter Van Epp, A. Faina !