Qt 5.1 Beta Officially Launched, Features Qt Sensors for the First Time

The latest version of Qt can be downloaded from Softpedia

By on May 14th, 2013 13:03 GMT

Qt, a cross-platform application and UI framework with APIs for C++ programming, is now at version 5.1 Beta.

The Digia developers have announced another development version of Qt, bringing it a little closer to a final version, which should arrive in summer.

Highlights of Qt 5.1 Beta:

• The Qt Quick Controls module is now providing a set of reusable UI components;
• The Qt Quick Layouts module bringing an easier, more intuitive, way to manage scalable Uis;
• The use of Qt Quick and Widgets together, in the same application window, is now possible;
• Qt Sensors has been added as an official module.

A complete list of changes and fixes can be found in the official announcement.

Download Qt 5.1 Beta 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.

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