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Kaidan 0.5.0 released!

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After more than half a year the next release is here, but the waiting was worth it! It includes the all new onboarding, which aims at better usability for new XMPP users and improved security, while minimizing additional effort by the user. For further information look at the blog post dedicated to this topic.

And even more! Now recording and sending audio and video is possible with Kaidan, as well as searching for contacts and messages. Additionally, many smaller features and fixes are included in this release. But have a look at the changelog yourself.

We sadly have to inform you that we encountered difficulties building Kaidan for Windows and building the Flatpak as one option to use Kaidan on Linux. But we are already working on fixing it and Kaidan 0.5 will hopefully be available on Windows and as a Flatpak for Linux soon™.

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Kaidan 0.5 Released As The KDE-Focused Jabber/XMPP Chat Client

  • Kaidan 0.5 Released As The KDE-Focused Jabber/XMPP Chat Client

    Kaidan is the open-source project that last year joined KDE as a Jabber/XMPP chat client. After a half year of work, Kaidan 0.5 has finally been released.

    The Kaidan Jabber/XMPP client remains written in C++ and complying with Kirigami specifications and employing Qt Quick for constructing the user-interface. Kaidan 0.5 comes after being in development for more than six months and includes usability improvements, better security, support for recording and sending audio/video, QR code scanning/generating, contact search abilities, and a whole lot of other features.

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