Roundcube 1.5 beta released
25 February 2021
We proudly announce the beta release for the next major version 1.5 of Roundcube webmail. With this milestone we introduce new features and long-awaited improvements. The most noteworthy additions are:
- PHP 8.0 support
- OAuth2/XOauth support
- Dark mode for Elastic skin
- Collected recipients and trusted senders
- Moving recipients between inputs with drag & drop
- Full unicode support with MySQL database
- Cache refactoring
Adding support for PHP 8 required some deep refactoring of the Roundcube codebase which started with early PHP 5 versions. However, this refactoring also was a bit of a cleaning procedure and resulted in more testable components.
In case you’re running Roundcube directly from source or if you’re not using
bin/install-jsdeps.sh script. With this release the toolchain required to build
a functional package has changed a bit:
- Elastic theme: require
lessc>= 2.5.2 (and add support for v4) with
See the full changelog in the release notes on the Github download page.
This is a beta release and we recommend to test it on a separate environment. And don’t forget to backup your data before installing it. Download it from roundcube.net.
We also have some Docker images available for quick testing and evaluation.
If you intend to test new Roundcube with OAuth2, have a look at this wiki page.Return to News overview