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Migration to Qt 6

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Hi Pierre,
Are there any plans to migrate to Qt 6?
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Re: Migration to Qt 6

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not yet, QT6 doesn't support Win7 & MacOS 10.12/13
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Re: Migration to Qt 6

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maybe time has come?

- standard support of 5.15 ends 2023-05-26
- there are quite a lot qt related issues been reported on forum, maybe they are solved in newer version
- hope theme functionality will be improved
-- finally remove 'old dark' theme, all related files/folders as it is confusing a lot
-- maybe add user-customizable theme functionality
- market share of OS necro versions has dropped to minimum (eg win7 <4%)

ps: obs short discussion on the subject
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Re: Migration to Qt 6

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user0 wrote: Thu May 18, 2023 5:29 am - standard support of 5.15 ends 2023-05-26
i have a support until 2024
- there are quite a lot qt related issues been reported on forum, maybe they are solved in newer version
yes, "better support for HiDPI and fractional scaling"
- market share of OS necro versions has dropped to minimum (eg win7 <4%)
Windows 8 & macOS 10.13 too
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Re: Migration to Qt 6

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Users have quite recently still been requesting updated versions for Windows XP... :wink:
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Re: Migration to Qt 6

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xnview wrote: Thu May 18, 2023 8:21 am Windows 8 & macOS 10.13 too
  • macOS 10.13 support status by Apple
    Unsupported as of November 2020.[2] iTunes is no longer being updated, but is able to download driver updates to sync to newer devices.[3]
    Apple probably allows to upgrade for free, but I'm not sure.
  • Windows 8
    not sure I've heard of cases where people wilingly sticked with win8 (which cannot be said about xp/win7)

cday wrote: Thu May 18, 2023 8:37 am Users have quite recently still been requesting updated versions for Windows XP... :wink:
I'm pretty sure these 1-5 users can happily use Classic version or current MP (that is stable enough) and do not hold the progress (similar to x86 lovers) :D


However, I'm unaware about any Pierre's liabilities to the payed users.
So I'm just patiently waiting for changes :(
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Re: Migration to Qt 6

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XnViewMP v2.x is QT6
XnViewMP v1.x is QT5
XnView Classic is Pure C or Python, Boa, Cobra or IDK

Done, wasn't that hard!
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Re: Migration to Qt 6

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ckit wrote: Fri May 19, 2023 5:18 am XnViewMP v2.x is QT6
XnViewMP v1.x is QT5
Yes but maintenance & build will not be easy...
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Re: Migration to Qt 6

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any news on plans for qt6?
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Re: Migration to Qt 6

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user0 wrote: Wed Jan 03, 2024 1:16 pm any news on plans for qt6?
i think not before 2025.
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