New

  • Completely rewritten settings backend
  • Redesigned Preferences user interface
  • Setting for automatic history cleanup
  • Chat-specific 'Group Chat Settings' page
  • Support for Chat Markers (XEP-0333)
  • Completely rewritten Profile window
  • Support for vCard4 (XEP-0292)
  • Redesigned Voice/Video chat interface
  • Group chat invitations show Avatars and additional infos
  • 'Mark as Read' button for message notifications
  • 'Send Message' button in chat windows
  • Windows: support for XMPP link handling
  • Preview for pasting images from the clipboard

Changes

  • Sync threshold setting could not be migrated to new settings (please make sure to check if you set a custom value)
  • Message styling: _underline_ style has been removed, and a new ~strikethrough~ style has been added
  • Notification for contact sign in/out has been removed
  • 'Auto copy' workaround for Ctrl+C usage in the chat window has been removed
  • If Gajim fails to join a group chat, it now offers a Retry button (and also 'Forget Group Chat')
  • Pressing the Escape key will not close chat windows by default
  • Some shortcuts now use Primary (Ctrl/Cmd) instead of Alt (which is often used by Window Management): Change Subject (<Primary><Shift>S), Emoji Chooser (<Primary><Shift>M)
  • Linux: Emoji button now opens GTK’s native Emoji chooser (with categories and recently used emojis)
  • A/V codec selection has been improved

Bug fixes

  • Some regressions with non-english keyboard layouts have been fixed
  • Command for opening the Start Chat window (gajim --start-chat) has been fixed
  • A/V menu entries are now updated (enabled/disabled) correctly when receiving the contact’s capabilities
  • GSSAPI support has been fixed
  • A bug where dropping selected text on a chat window would fail has been fixed
  • 'Show status changes' setting has been fixed for group chats
  • A bug where removing a plugin would fail has been fixed
  • List of fixed issues https://dev.gajim.org/gajim/gajim/-/issues?scope=all&utf8=%E2%9C%93&state=closed&milestone_title=1.3.0