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GNUstep is a cross-platform, object-oriented set of frameworks for desktop application development.
This set of frameworks, based on Cocoa (previously OpenStep), enables developers to rapidly build sophisticated software by employing a large library of reusable software components. GNUstep is already used in production environments at several organizations.

Sounds interesting? Have a look at the more in-depth introduction!

Here are the minutes from the latest Bi-Monthly Meeting.

New Objective-C 2.0 FAQ

Here are the instructions for installing on Windows using MSYS64, it's a work in progress Installation_MSYS2

If you find bugs, please refer how to report bugs.

All packages are collected in the searchable Software Index which also has an RSS feed.

There are some Themes for the GNUstep apps.

Here are the instructions for installing on Windows using MSYS64, it's a work in progress Installation_MSYS2


Feb 03 2023

Editor enhancements and fixes, improved templates, many other bug fixes and performance improvements. Windows and debugger fixes.

Apr 29 2022

Planned features completed. More or less feature parity with the Gtk port of NetSurf!

Dec 24 2021

Interface enhancements, build system improvements, more translations and refined graphics

May 25 2021

May 09 2021

  • Gorm 1.2.28 released
Inferface improvements for NSMatrix, other inspector fixes

May 07 2021

New Releases of all core packages

Apr 14 2020

  • Gorm 1.2.26 released
Stability fixes, refactoring of user interface with many usability tweaks

Apr 14 2020

New Releases of all core packages

Feb 07 2019

  • Gorm 1.2.24 released
Fix for issue where Gorm was referencing private variables. This caused a crash when built with Clang.

Sep 26 2018

First release for the new file-sync tool

Jun 15 2018

Many Bug fixes, code clean-up, some old GS specific patches removed, interface tweaks

June 8 2018

First public release of the plotting framework

Aug 31 2017

Bug fixes, speed improvements, code clean-up

Aug 21 2017

Bug fixes, speed improvements, code clean-up, some old GS specific patches removed, new home

Aug 02 2017

Tabs support, improved localizations (French, Italian), white on black display fixes. Other code and make files improvements and fixes.

Apr 23 2017

Cusps and Symmetric bezier path control points. Bitmap image objects. Improved text object and editor.

April 22 2017

  • GNUstep Make 2.7.0 stable release
(Download Make)
  • GNUstep Base 1.25.0 stable release
(Download Base)
  • GNUstep Gui 0.25.1 stable release
(Download Gui)
  • GNUstep Back 0.25.1 stable release
(Download Back)

April 09 2017

1.0.1 release with fixes in the Obj-C C++ bridge

December 29 2016

1.0.0 release based on xpdf 3.0.4

July 09 2016

Improved translations, improved threading in thumbnails and image inspectors

Jun 19 2016

  • Windows Installer update
(0.35.0 Release)

Apr 5 2015

Mar 29 2015

Mar 05 2015

Jan 09 2015

Split out core API into KIT, Improved CSV field output management, bug fixes

Jan 08 2015

Dec 31 2014

Many file operation fixes, memory leaks&crashes fixes, new preference system to hold viewer status

Oct 26 2014

Maintenance release, fixes crashes and SMTP on GNUstep.

Oct 24 2014

Editor improvements, crash fixes.

Oct 12 2014

Maintenance release, fixes NetBSD and many other crashers

Sep 04 2014

(Homepage 0.8 Release

Apr 28 2014

(0.7 release)

Jan 09 2014

  • Windows Installer update
(0.34.0 Release)

Dec 24 2013

  • GNUstep core release
(Christmas2013 Release)

Dec 06 2013

  • Windows Installer update
(0.33.0 Release)

Oct 15 2013

New release, with improved editors and selection , important fixes for the Text objects

Sep 16 2013

This release solves portability issues (64bit-x86, PPC, Sparc...), problems with Clang, improved packaging, security patches

Aug 22 2013

  • GNUstep Examples 1.4.0 stable release
(Download Examples). Various updates.
(Download MathArray). Fixes to work on modern compilers.

Aug 10 2013

  • GNUstep Startup 0.30.0 stable release
(Download Startup). Includes latest core packages

Apr 21 2013

(Zipper Homepage)

Apr 02 2013

  • GNUstep Gui 0.23.1 stable release
(Download Gui)
  • GNUstep Make 2.6.4 stable release
(Download Make)
  • GNUstep Base 1.24.4 stable release
(Download Base)

Mar 02 2013

  • GNUstep Gui 0.23.0 stable release
(Download Gui)
  • GNUstep Back 0.23.0 stable release
(Download Back)
  • GNUstep Make 2.6.3 stable release
(Download Make)
  • GNUstep Base 1.24.3 stable release
(Download Base)

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