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July 8, 2014

The Acorn 4.5 betas have been going on for a while, and I'm pretty close to pushing out a final release. So now is a great time for some final testing and a chance to play with some new features before your neighbors.

You can grab the new bits on the Acorn latest builds page, and if you find any problems - won't you please let us know by sending an email to

So what's new? Well, you can read the full release notes for all the details, but the highlights include new presets, new AppleScript commands, full screen for Raw import, web export improvements, precision mode for the eraser, new shortcuts for common things, and Acorn can now open up .pict files. Yes, that last one was a real requested feature. I'm here to please.

There's also a handful of changes, as well as the usual list of bug fixes. And speaking of bug fixes- Project Oak is at 48% of the way there. I might not reach 100% by 2015, but I'm steadily making progress.