Monday, August 20, 2018

Freespire 4.0 Released

Today we are pleased to announce the release of Freespire 4.0. Freespire 4.0 is our newest release in the Freespire line. Freespire 4.0 is a free release in both terms of cost and code. Freespire 4.0 is a migration of our current 16.04 LTS codebase to the 18.04 LTS codebase which brings with it many improvements to usability and to hardware support. Freespire 4.0 is also the base for our commercial Linspire release

Some of the more important and visible changes to Freespire 4.0 are:

Updated codebase to Ubuntu 18.04
Stunning visual interface that is familiar to users
Intuitive dark mode for professionals and people who like dark themes
Night Light which adjusts the screen color temperature for night use
Geary 0.12
Chromium Browser 68
Totem Video Player
Software Center
SNAP support
Flatpak support

All security updates up to August 19, 2018

You can download the current release here

 If you have a data cap you can order Freespire 4.0 on physical media for $15.99 USD plus Shipping

Freespire OSS Edition
Install Media
Order Notes

You can also donate to the Freespire project which helps us with advertising, domain renewals and replacing aging equipment