Qt, a cross-platform application and UI framework with APIs for C++ programming, is now at version 5.3 RC1 and it gets a little bit closer to the final version.The Digia developers have announced the first Release Candidate for the 5.3 branch of Qt and it comes with fixes for a number of issues, mostly related to feedback.
“We are now approaching the final steps towards Qt 5.3 release and I am happy to announce that the Qt 5.3 Release Candidate is now available! After Qt 5.3 Beta we have fixed a large number of issues thanks to your feedback. We are confident that this release candidate is really close to final Qt 5.3 release. That’s why we invite you all to try it out!,” the devs say.
It’s not sure when the final version of this branch will be released, but the developers must have a hard time keeping up with the rapid succession of these updates.
A complete list of changes and fixes can be found in the official announcement. You can download Qt 5.3 RC1 right now from Softpedia.
Remember that this is a development version and it should NOT be installed on production machines. It is intended for testing purposes only.