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2024-05-23 
gcompris 4.1

Today we are releasing GCompris version 4.1.

It contains bug fixes and graphics improvements on multiple activities.

It is fully translated in the following languages:

  • Arabic
  • Bulgarian
  • ബ്രിട്ടൺ (100%)
  • Catalan
  • Catalan (Valencian)
  • Greek
  • Spanish
  • Basque
  • French
  • Galician
  • Croatian
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Lithuanian
  • Malayalam
  • Dutch
  • നോർവീജിയൻ നിനോർസ്ക് (97%)
  • പോളിഷ് (100%)
  • ബ്രസീലിയൻ പോ‍ർച്ചുഗീസ് (100%)
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Slovenian
  • Swedish
  • Turkish
  • Ukrainian

It is also partially translated in the following languages:

  • Azerbaijani (97%)
  • Belarusian (86%)
  • Czech (95%)
  • German (95%)
  • UK English (95%)
  • Esperanto (99%)
  • Estonian (95%)
  • ഫിന്നിഷ് (90%) (94%)
  • Hebrew (95%)
  • ഇന്തോനേഷ്യൻ (100%) (99%)
  • Macedonian (90%)
  • Portuguese (95%)
  • Slovak (83%)
  • Albanian (99%)
  • Swahili (99%)
  • Chinese Traditional (95%)

You can find packages of this new version for GNU/Linux, Windows, Android, Raspberry Pi and macOS on the download page. This update will also be available soon in the Android Play store, the F-Droid repository and the Windows store.

Thank you all,
Timothée & Johnny

2024-02-21 
gcompris 4.0

Today we are releasing GCompris version 4.0.

This version adds translations for 3 more languages: Bulgarian, Galician and Swahili.

It contains 190 activities, including 8 new ones:

  • "Grammar classes" is an activity to learn to identify words grammatical classes, one class at a time.
  • "Grammar analysis" is similar to the previous one, but with several classes requested for each sentence.
  • "Calcudoku" is an arithmetic game where the goal is to fill a grid with numbers according to specific rules.
  • With "Guess 24", using the 4 given numbers and the operators, find the number 24!
  • In "Frieze", reproduce and complete the different friezes.
  • "Read a graduated line" is an activity where you need to find a value represented on a graduated line.
  • In "Use a graduated line", place the given value on the graduated line.
  • In "Adjacent numbers", learn which numbers come before or after the given sequence.

It contains bug fixes and graphics improvements on multiple activities.

One major milestone has been reached with this version: after almost 9 years of work, the task of reworking all the graphics to fit the guidelines has been completed!

It is fully translated in the following languages:

  • Arabic
  • Bulgarian
  • ബ്രിട്ടൺ (100%)
  • Catalan
  • Catalan (Valencian)
  • Greek
  • Spanish
  • Basque
  • French
  • Galician
  • Croatian
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Lithuanian
  • Malayalam
  • Dutch
  • പോളിഷ് (100%)
  • ബ്രസീലിയൻ പോ‍ർച്ചുഗീസ് (100%)
  • Romanian
  • Slovenian
  • Turkish
  • Ukrainian

It is also partially translated in the following languages:

  • Azerbaijani (97%)
  • Belarusian (86%)
  • Czech (94%)
  • German (95%)
  • UK English (95%)
  • Esperanto (99%)
  • Estonian (95%)
  • ഫിന്നിഷ് (90%) (94%)
  • Hebrew (95%)
  • ഇന്തോനേഷ്യൻ (100%) (95%)
  • Macedonian (90%)
  • നോർവീജിയൻ നിനോർസ്ക് (97%) (95%)
  • Portuguese (95%)
  • Russian (95%)
  • Slovak (83%)
  • Albanian (99%)
  • Swedish (95%)
  • Swahili (99%)
  • Chinese Traditional (95%)

You can find packages of this new version for GNU/Linux, Windows, Android, Raspberry Pi and macOS on the download page. This update will also be available soon in the Android Play store, the F-Droid repository and the Windows store.

Thank you all,
Timothée & Johnny

2023-06-06 
gcompris 3.3

Today we are releasing GCompris version 3.3.

This version adds translations for 2 more languages: Arabic and Esperanto.

It contains bug fixes on multiple activities such as "Path encoding", "Letter in word", "Ballcatch" and "Piano composition".

Some improvements of keyboard handling (shortcuts, focus...) have been done on several activities.

It also contains new graphics and improvements on "Photo hunter".

It is fully translated in the following languages:

  • Arabic
  • Azerbaijani
  • ബ്രിട്ടൺ (100%)
  • Catalan
  • Catalan (Valencian)
  • Greek
  • UK English
  • Spanish
  • Basque
  • French
  • Croatian
  • ഇന്തോനേഷ്യൻ (100%)
  • Italian
  • Lithuanian
  • Malayalam
  • Dutch
  • നോർവീജിയൻ നിനോർസ്ക് (97%)
  • പോളിഷ് (100%)
  • Portuguese
  • ബ്രസീലിയൻ പോ‍ർച്ചുഗീസ് (100%)
  • Romanian
  • Slovenian
  • Turkish
  • Ukrainian

It is also partially translated in the following languages:

  • Belarusian (79%)
  • Czech (88%)
  • German (99%)
  • Esperanto (99%)
  • Estonian (99%)
  • ഫിന്നിഷ് (90%) (98%)
  • Hebrew (99%)
  • Hungarian (99%)
  • Macedonian (94%)
  • Russian (99%)
  • Slovak (87%)
  • Albanian (99%)
  • Swedish (98%)
  • Chinese Traditional (99%)

You can find packages of this new version for GNU/Linux, Windows, Raspberry Pi and macOS on the download page. This update will be available soon in the Android Play store, the F-Droid repository and the Windows store.

Thank you all,
Timothée & Johnny

2023-03-29 
gcompris 3.2

Today we are releasing GCompris version 3.2.

This new version contains some bug fixes on multiple activities such as "Discover the International Morse code", "Control the hose-pipe" and music activities.

It also contains new graphics for all memory activities and for "Baby puzzle".

A new command-line argument (--difficulty {value|min-max}) has been added which allows users to force the difficulty filter at a given value or range.

The Andika font has been updated to its latest version (6.200).

It is fully translated in the following languages:

  • ബ്രിട്ടൺ (100%)
  • Catalan
  • Catalan (Valencian)
  • Greek
  • UK English
  • Spanish
  • Basque
  • French
  • Croatian
  • Italian
  • Lithuanian
  • Malayalam
  • Dutch
  • നോർവീജിയൻ നിനോർസ്ക് (97%)
  • പോളിഷ് (100%)
  • Portuguese
  • ബ്രസീലിയൻ പോ‍ർച്ചുഗീസ് (100%)
  • Romanian
  • Slovenian
  • Turkish
  • Ukrainian
  • Chinese Traditional

It is also partially translated in the following languages:

  • Azerbaijani (99%)
  • Belarusian (79%)
  • Czech (88%)
  • German (99%)
  • Estonian (99%)
  • ഫിന്നിഷ് (90%) (94%)
  • Hebrew (99%)
  • Hungarian (99%)
  • ഇന്തോനേഷ്യൻ (100%) (99%)
  • Macedonian (94%)
  • Russian (99%)
  • Slovak (77%)
  • Albanian (99%)
  • Swedish (98%)

Thank you all,
Timothée & Johnny

2023-01-21 
gcompris 3.1

Today we are releasing GCompris version 3.1.

As we noticed that version 3.0 contained a critical bug in the new "Comparator" activity, we decided to quickly ship this 3.1 maintenance release to fix the issue.

It also contains some little translation update.

You can find packages of this new version for GNU/Linux, Windows, Raspberry Pi and macOS on the download page. This update will be available soon in the Android Play store, the F-Droid repository and the Windows store.

Thank you all,
Timothée & Johnny

2023-01-18 
gcompris 3.0

We are pleased to announce the release of GCompris version 3.0.

It contains 182 activities, including 8 new ones:

  • "Mouse click training" is an exercise to practice using a mouse with left and right clicks.
  • In "Create the fractions", represent decimal quantities with some pie or rectangle charts.
  • In "Find the fractions", it's the other way: write the fraction represented by the pie or rectangle chart.
  • With "Discover the International Morse code", learn how to communicate with the International Morse code.
  • In "Compare numbers", learn how to compare number values using comparison symbols.
  • "Find ten's complement" is a simple exercise to learn the concept of ten's complement.
  • In "Swap ten's complement", swap numbers of an addition to optimize it using ten's complement.
  • In "Use ten's complement", decompose an addition to optimize it using ten's complement.

We've added 2 new command line options:

  • List all the available activities (-l or --list-activities)
  • Directly start a specific activity (--launch activityName)

This version also contains several improvements and bug fixes.


On the translation side, GCompris 3.0 contains 36 languages. 25 are fully translated: (Azerbaijani, Basque, Breton, British English, Catalan, Catalan (Valencian), Chinese Traditional, Croatian, Dutch, Estonian, French, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Malayalam, Norwegian Nynorsk, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovenian, Spanish, Ukrainian). 11 are partially translated: (Albanian (99%), Belarusian (83%), Brazilian Portuguese (94%), Czech (82%), Finnish (94%), German (91%), Indonesian (99%), Macedonian (94%), Slovak (77%), Swedish (94%) and Turkish (71%)).

A special note about Ukrainian voices which have been added thanks to the organization "Save the Children" who funded the recording. They installed GCompris on 8000 tablets and 1000 laptops, and sent them to Digital learning Centers and other safe spaces for children in Ukraine.

Croatian voices have also been recorded by a contributor.


As usual you can find packages of this new version for GNU/Linux, Windows, Android, Raspberry Pi and macOS on the download page. This update will also be available soon in the Android Play store, the F-Droid repository and the Windows store.

For packagers of GNU/Linux distributions, note that we have a new dependency on QtCharts QML plugin, and the minimum required version of Qt5 is now 5.12. We also moved from using QtQuick.Controls 1 to QtQuick.Controls 2.

Thank you all,
Timothée & Johnny

2022-04-13 
gcompris 2.4

Today we are releasing GCompris version 2.4.

We optimized the size of all the packages for all platforms and of the external word images set (~30% smaller).

If you disabled the automatic download and want to have the full images set, you should go to the configuration and click on "Download full word image set".

The text "Full word image set is installed" is displayed below when you have the latest version.

Norwegian Nynorsk introduction voices have been added by Karl Ove Hufthammer and Øystein Steffensen-Alværvik. Malayalam voices have been completed by Aiswarya Kaitheri Kandoth.

Many images have been updated for several activities.

We have also fixed a few bugs in Renewable energy, Watercycle and Logical associations activities.

You can find packages of this new version for GNU/Linux, Windows, Raspberry Pi and macOS on the download page. This update will be available soon in the Android Play store, the F-Droid repository and the Windows store.

Thank you all,
Timothée & Johnny

2022-02-27 
gcompris 2.3

Today we are releasing GCompris version 2.3.

As we noticed that version 2.2 had been shipped with a bug that broke 3 activities ("Alphabet sequence", "Even and odd numbers" and "Numbers in order"), we decided to fix it quickly with a new maintenance release.

You can find packages of this new version for GNU/Linux, Windows, Raspberry Pi and macOS on the download page. This update will be available soon in the Android Play store, the F-Droid repository and the Windows store.

Thank you all,
Timothée & Johnny

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