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Blender 2.7x: Latest Production-Ready Version

Git master is still being updated very frequently -- everyday, basically, but the main focus is on fixing bugs.

For users, this is the latest version that can be used for production work, since 2.8 is still in very early stages.

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Blender 2.79

Before 2.8 there should be at least one more 2.7x maintenance release in 2017: Blender 2.79.

Work in Progress: 2.79 Release notes

2.8 is the main topic of discussions right now, though, so the target list for 2.79 will only be defined next year.

Release Cycle

Blender 2.79 "BCon" schedule:

  • NOTE: Agreed is to discuss a 2.79 target list in 2017. Focus is on 2.8 projects.
  • BCon1: (define targets, branches reviewed & ready)
  • BCon2: (start add branches to git, targets are defined)
  • BCon3: (testing and fixing period)
  • BCon4: (provide test build, fixing only)
  • BCon5: (git frozen, RC a few days after)

More about the development process

2.79 targets

Suggested targets