GRASS 6.4.2RC1 released

A first release candidate of GRASS 6.4.2 is now available.

Source code:

winGRASS binaries:

To get the RC1 source code from SVN:
 svn checkout

An announcement has been drafted at

Key improvements of the GRASS 6.4.2 release include enhanced portability for MS-Windows (native support), major fixes for the new wxPython based portable graphical interface, and new functionality (new network tools, zonal support for univariate statistics, image processing improvements, GRASS Python Library extensions, an embedded interactive Python Shell, an experimental Graphical Modeler, and new Cartographic Composer front-end to

Release candidate management at

Please join us in testing this release candidate for the final release.

Thanks to all contributors!

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About Markus

Markus Neteler , a founding member of (D-A-CH), (Italy) and the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo), was head of the GIS and Remote Sensing Unit at the Research and Innovation Centre of the Fondazione Edmund Mach, Trento, Italy from 2008 to 2016. In 2015 he co-founded the company mundialis (Bonn, Germany), a start-up specialised in open source development and massive data processing. He is the author of several books and chapters on GRASS and various papers on GIS applications. Passionate about open source GIS, he became a GRASS GIS user in 1993 and a developer in 1997, and has been coordinating its development ever since.