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GTK+ 3.2.0 has been released

GTK+ 3.2.0 is now available for download at:

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What is GTK+

GTK+ is a multi-platform toolkit for creating graphical user
interfaces. Offering a complete set of widgets, GTK+ is
suitable for projects ranging from small one-off tools to
complete application suites.

GTK+ has been designed from the ground up to support a range
of languages, not only C/C++. Using GTK+ from languages such
as Perl and Python (especially in combination with the Glade
GUI builder) provides an effective method of rapid application

GTK+ is free software and part of the GNU Project. However,
the licensing terms for GTK+, the GNU LGPL, allow it to be
used by all developers, including those developing proprietary
software, without any license fees or royalties. GTK+ is the
only 100% free-of-cost open source industrial-strength GUI
toolkit available today.

Since its origins as the toolkit for the GNU Image
Manipulation Program (GIMP), GTK+ has been used in a wide
range of software. Notably, GTK+ is the foundation of the
GNOME desktop.

What's new in GTK+ 3.2

* Many improvements to the CSS theming support

* Width-for-height support in many more widgets:
GtkPaned, GtkMenuBar, GtkNotebook,

* New experimental Wayland and HTML5 backends

* GtkFileChooser and GtkAssistant have received face-lifts

* The GtkFontSelection has been replaced by a new
family of GtkFontChooser widgets

* New widgets: GtkLockButton and GtkOVerlay

For more details and lists of fixed bugs, see the
announcements for the 3.1.x development releases:

Where to get more information about GTK+

Information about GTK+ including links to documentation can be
found at:

An installation guide for GTK+ 2.x is found at:

Common questions:


GTK+ is a large project and relies on voluntary contributions.
We are actively searching for new contributors in various areas
and invite everyone to help project development.
If you are willing to participate, please subscribe to the project
mailing lists to offer your help and read over our list of vacant
project tasks:

GTK+ is the product of many people. Apart from the core GTK+
team, many others also contributed to this release:

Alberto Ruiz, Alejandro Piñeiro, Alexander Larsson,
Alexander Saprykin, Andrea Cimitan, Andre Klapper,
Arnel Borja, Arx Cruz, Bastien Nocera, Behdad Esfahbod,
Benjamin Berg, Benjamin Otte, Brian Cameron, Carlos Garnacho,
Chris Coulson, Christian Persch, Chun-wei Fan, Claudio Saavedra,
Colin Walters, Cosimo Cecchi, Daniel Drake, Dan Winship,
David King, David Zeuthen, Diego Celix, Eitan Isaacson,
Federico Mena Quintero, Felix Riemann, Florian Müllner,
Greg Hellings, Ignacio Casal Quinteiro, Javier Jardón,
Jesse van den Kieboom, Joachim Breitner, Johan Dahlin,
John Lindgren, John Palmieri, John Ralls, John Stowers,
José Aliste, Juan A. Suarez Romero, Juan Pablo Ugarte,
Jürg Billeter, Kalev Lember, Kazuki Iwamoto, Kjell Ahlstedt,
Kristian Høgsberg, Kristian Rietveld, Lapo Calamandrei,
Laszlo Pandy, Marc-André Lureau, Marek Kašík, Matt Barnes,
Matthew Barnes, Micah Carrick, Michael Hutchinson,
Michael Natterer, Michael Terry, Michal Suchanek,
Mike Gorse, Murray Cumming, Paolo Borelli, Patrick Welche,
Pavel Holejsovsky, Philip Withnall, Richard Hughes,
Rico Tzschichholz, Rui Matos, Ryan Lortie, Ryo Hashimoto,
Scott Moreau, Sébastien Granjoux, Stéphane Maniaci,
Tristan Van Berkom, Vincent Bernat, Vincent Untz,
William Jon McCann, Will Thompson, Xan Lopez, Xavier Claessens

Special thanks to Alberto Ruiz for his work on GtkFontChooser

September 25, 2011
Matthias Clasen