Software update: ownCloud Client 1.8.0

Version 1.8.0 of ownCloud Client has become available. OwnCloud is an open source project that makes it possible to run cloud storage in-house. It’s easy to set up as all you need is a server running PHP and MySQL. In addition to storing and sharing files, it is also possible to stream music, for example, or to keep a calendar and address book. Clients are available for Windows, Linux, OS X (from 10.7), Android and iOS. The changelog of version 1.8.0 can be found below.

Release 1.8.0

  • Mac OS: HIDPI support
  • Support Sharing from desktop: Added a share dialog that can be opened by context menu in the file managers (Win, Mac, Nautilus). It supports public links with password enforcement
  • Enhanced usage of parallel HTTP requests for ownCloud 8 servers
  • Renamed github repository from mirall to client.
  • Mac OS: Use native notification support
  • Selective Sync: allow to enforce selective sync in brandings.
  • Added ability to build on Windows utilizing MingGW
  • SQLite database fixes if running on FAT filesystems
  • Improved detection of changing files to upload from local
  • Preparations for the multi-account feature
  • Fixed experience for Window manager without system tray
  • Build with Qt 5.4
  • Dropped libneon dependency if Qt 5.4 is available
  • Keep files open very short, that avoid lock problems on Windows especially with office software but also others.
  • Merged some NetBSD patches
  • Selective sync support for owncloudcmd
  • Reorganize the source repository
  • Prepared instant download
  • Added Crash Reporter feature to be switched on on demand
  • A huge amount of bug fixes in all areas of the client.
  • almost 700 commits since 1.7.1

Version number 1.8.0
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Android, Linux, Windows XP, macOS, Windows Vista, Windows 8
Website ownCloud
License type Freeware/Paid