New QGIS 1.6.0 ‘Copiapó’ release

The QGIS Development Team is very pleased to announce the release of QGIS 1.6.0, the next in their development release series.

Binary and source code packages are available at:


The release announcement and changelog is available here:


Along with the release of QGIS 1.6.0, the QGIS Community Team is hard at work on an updated QGIS Users’ Guide version 1.6. The guide will be available in the near future – they will post announcements when it is available.

QGIS is a completely volunteer driven project, and is the work of a  dedicated team of developers, documenters and supporters. The team extends their thanks and gratitude to the many, many hours which people have contributed to make this release happen.

If you would like to make a donation or sponsor the project, please  visit https://www.qgis.org/en/sponsorship.html . Of course, QGIS is Free software and you are under no obligation to do so.