[GNC-dev] GnuCash 4.4 Released

John Ralls jralls at ceridwen.us
Wed Dec 30 16:50:37 EST 2020

The GnuCash development team announces GnuCash 4.4, the fifth release in the stable 4.x series.

This is an unscheduled snap release to fix bug 798063.

Between 4.3 and 4.4, the following bugfixes were accomplished:

	• Bug 798038 - Incorrect spelling in german account templates 'common' and 'full' part 2: AT
	• Bug 798063 - Crash when opening SX Editor
No other improvements were made.


	• xaccAccountCountSplits: use gnc_account_has_child_splits
	• gnc:html-table-append-column!: Build a new table with all of the columns and copy in the rows.
Updated Translations: German, Italian, Japanese

Known Problems

Complete list of all open bugs.


Concurrent with the release of GnuCash 4.4 we're pleased to also release a new version of the companion Help and Tutorial and Concepts Guide

Between 4.3 and 4.4, the following bugfixes were accomplished:

	• Bug 798038 - Incorrect spelling in german account templates 'common' and 'full', part 3: docs
Getting GnuCash for Windows and MacOS

GnuCash is provided for both Microsoft Windows 8.1® and later and MacOS 10.13 (High Sierra)® and later in pre-built, all-in-one packages. An installer is provided for Microsoft Windows® while the MacOS® package is a disk image containing a drag-and-drop application bundle.

The SHA256 Hashes for the downloadable files are:

	• d91e0d126b461d71de1bc1b20d9cf142704353dec07d3e6599d138422759e67a  gnucash-4.4.tar.bz2
	• 521ad979f0d59c3568a6300644d7cf435ebd829b1c2eea88752e983b2fce08b5  gnucash-4.4.tar.gz
	• 34879ef4957a2768f96747ca4f6f8732107d23cac5132d6dc655ae8e53e3798c  gnucash-4.4.setup.exe
	• e6627feea1eb4aa6eafb05dd434fc2bc6954322152d8559f78901848c64631ca  Gnucash-Intel-4.4-1.dmg
	• 298977e7dddce83335e1f988e6977cb010e37b289c31d09b15df4af526e4ba35  gnucash-docs-4.4.tar.gz

Microsoft Windows:
https://github.com/Gnucash/gnucash/releases/download/4.4/gnucash-4.4.setup.exe  https://downloads.sourceforge.net/gnucash/gnucash%20%28stable%29/4.4/gnucash-4.4.setup.exe

Apple macOS:

GnuCash is now available as a flatpak from Flathub.org. Instructions for installing and running may be found at https://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/Flatpak.

Getting GnuCash as source code
If you want to compile GnuCash 4.4 for yourself, the source code can be downloaded from:

You can also checkout the sources directly from the git repository, see
https://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/Git for instructions.

To compile GnuCash from the source code by yourself, you will need at least Gtk+ 3.24, Guile 2.0, Boost 1.54, WebKitGtk 2.4, GoogleTest 1.7.0, cmake 3.10 and SWIG 2.0.12 if compiling from git. Please consult the README.dependencies file in the sources for the exact list of dependencies and versions.

Getting the documentation

If you want to compile the GnuCash Documentation 4.4 for yourself, the source code can be downloaded from:

Note that the documentation for stable releases is not on the GnuCash website. It is built daily and may be found on the development server under the locale directory; "C" is English, "de" is German, and so on.

The documentation is included in the MacOS and Windows application bundles.
About the Program

GnuCash is a free, open source accounting program released under the GNU General Public License (GPL) and available for GNU/Linux, *BSD, Solaris, MacOS, and Microsoft Windows. Programming on GnuCash began in 1997, and its first stable release was in 1998.

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