News 2011-10-17 1.4.0rc6 release

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The sixth release candidate for the new stable 1.4.0 version has been released. Please get the binary for your system from our Download page and help us test it to find the remaining bugs.

This is likely to be the last release candidate before 1.4.0 is released.

Release Announcement

Tonight, we have released Scribus 1.4.0.rc6. Many issues were resolved with this RC update release, as follows:

  • Significant text formatting updates, resolving numerous bugs relating to certain cases of:
    • Spacing
    • Wrapping
    • Alignment
    • Link frames
    • Style Editing
  • Extensive Documentation Updates
  • Translation updates
  • Some Crash fixes
  • Some Usability fixes

The complete change log since 1.4.0.rc6 is here: Downloads:


  • scribus-1.4.0.rc6.7z -172c5578d33c73834a40fcc62519e8df670f3fa0
  • scribus-1.4.0.rc6.tar.bz2 -1962052d5faf52dcb6988e4e0ff87d5d626351d1
  • Scribus_1.4.0.rc6_tiger_intel.dmg - f22c84e72369694f4f4b605db99239c4e0536065
  • scribus-1.4.0.rc6-win32-install.exe - 0a2ab3339ff8fdc64684fa1fac0efdea533de601

openSUSE, Fedora and Mandriva RPMS: Debian/Ubuntu: Packages are expected soon in our upstream repositories. Please see: for instructions Windows Installer: Download from sourceforge OSX Installer: Download from sourceforge - OSX 10.4/Tiger or higher