Update: 2.0.2 was released after two serious bugs in 2.0.1 were fixed.
After two years of development by our small group of developers, LibreCAD-2.0 is deemed stable enough to replace the aging LibreCAD-1.0.4.Two serious bugs were fixed in version 2.0.1 after the release of 2.0.0 at the end of 2013. We recommend users to upgrade to 2.0.1 from previous versions of LibreCAD. Windows and OS/X users can download 2.0.1 installers at http://sourceforge.net/projects/librecad/files/ . If you come across issues due to upgrading from 1.0 series, please report in forum.librecad.org or at our sourceforge bug tracker.
Some notable changes visible to users:
- reworked snapping system to allow simultaneous multiple snapping options; snapping of equidistant middle points;
- Helping/scratch layer support. Straight lines are kept infinite and entities are skipped in printout;
- isometric grids;
- architectural tick;
- support of new ellipse features missing in version 1.0, such as, intersection, middle point, arc length, and tangential direction;
- several new drawing features for line, circle, and ellipse;
- improved localization, translation for plugins and standard dialogs;
- support for a general factor for drawing size dimensions to help scaled drawings;
- revert entities direction, developed by effad;
- some UI tweaking;
- Windows setup registration to add LC in Windows Control Panel
‘Programs and Features’.
- New dxf library supporting ascii and binary files, more versions and fully compatible with the specification;
- Support of templates;
- Dimensions: support for aligned / horizontal text;
- Dimensions: added general scale property;
- Added support for single line text.
- removed Qt3 dependency;
- reworked methods to calculate intersections to simplify support for new entity types;
- improved many drawing algorithms for performance;
- added scripts to allow automatic building on OS/X and Windows;
- added boost and C++11 support ;
- various code review and bug fixes.