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Current stable version is 188.8.131.52. It is not maintained anymore. This is the last 1.3.3.x series version. Use it only if you have a specific reason not to use 1.4.0rc5.
The next stable release will be 1.4.0. We are currently at 1.4.0 Release Candidate number 5 (RC5). If you find any problems with it please report them in our bug tracking system, so they could be fixed before the final release.
Note: Newer Scribus version can open the older version's file, but the opposite is not true. Scribus 184.108.40.206 cannot open Scribus 1.4.0 files. There is no way to convert the file back once you switch it to the newer branch. However, you can run both branches in parallel to test the new functionality.
This is where the exciting new features of Scribus are going. However, there could be many stability problems due to frequent changes, so you are only advised to use this version for small very specific tasks and for keeping abreast of the Scribus development, but not for day-to-day production work.
Source code for compilation
See Official:Compile_with_CMake for building instructions.
|svn://scribus.net/trunk/Scribus - Scribus 1.5.0svn (trunk).|
svn co svn://scribus.net/trunk/Scribus yourUnstableScribusdirectory
Some Notes: You must have subversion to run this. "co" means "checkout".
|Stabilizing the upcoming stable release:|
|svn://scribus.net/branches/Version135/Scribus - Scribus 1.4.0svn (developmental).|
svn co svn://scribus.net/branches/Version135/Scribus yourDevelopmentalScribusdirectory
|Sourceforge Tarball of 1.4.0rc5|