SmartSVN 8 Available Now

We’re pleased to announce the release of SmartSVN 8, the popular graphical Subversion (SVN) client for Mac, Windows, and Linux. SmartSVN 8 is available immediately for download from our website.

While the main feature of this release is support for Subversion 1.8, we’ve provided a few more enhancements and additional bug fixes.

New SmartSVN 8 features include:

  • Eagerly awaited support for Subversion 1.8 working copies, allowing you to use SmartSVN with a Subversion 1.8 server. (For a full list of Subversion 1.8 benefits see the Apache release notes)
  • Ability to specify different merge tools for different file patterns as conflict solvers, allowing you to customize SmartSVN to suit your needs.
  • Prevent showing a notification while a dialog is showing, ensuring you don’t miss anything important.
  • Project menu: “Open or Manage projects” (and others) are now available without the project window, allowing you to work faster and smarter.
  • OS X: dock icon click reopens minimized windows, making SmartSVN consistent with most OS X applications.
  • Upgrade: SmartSVN will convert 1.7 working copies to 1.8 format, making it easier for you to get started with Subversion 1.8.

SmartSVN 8 fixes include:

  • Possible internal errors closing project windows or the repository browser, or when using ‘add’ or Conflict Solver
  • Problems with comparing repository files or directories
  • Compare: upper block line was drawn 1 pixel too high in line number gutter
  • Commit: committing a removal of a directory using svn protocol did not work
  • Linux: notification popup might have been closed quickly after showing
  • Start Up: crash on Ubuntu 13.10

For a full list of all enhancements and bug fixes, see the changelog.

Contribute to further enhancements

Many issues resolved in this release were raised by our dedicated SmartSVN forum, so if you’ve got an issue or a request for a new feature, head there and let us know.

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