The KDE project has announced major updates to KDE Applications which brings many new features and bug fixes. The team said in a press statement, “With Plasma Workspaces and the KDE Platform frozen and receiving only long term support, those teams are focusing on the technical transition to Frameworks 5.”
The version number at the moment is only for packaging convenience and it includes all the bug fixes and minor features developed since the release of Platform 4.11. “This release marks substantial improvements in the KDE PIM stack, giving much better performance and many new features. Kate streamlined the integration of Python plugins and added initial Vim-macro support, and games and educational applications bring a variety of new features,” said the announcement.