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The following features will be part of KDE 4.1:
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==New applications and libraries==
 
* New: Dragon Player multimedia player
 
* New: Ruby, PyQt4 and Plasmoid templates for developers
 
* New: printer applet
 
* New: Okteta Hex Editor
 
* New games: Kdiamond (a bejeweld clone), Kollision, Kubrick, KsirK, KBreakout
 
* New: Goya
 
* New: Akonadi
 
* New: KSystemLog log viewer
 
* New: [[Projects/Summer of Code/2007/Projects/KAider|Lokalize]] (formerly Kaider) computer-aided translation system
 
* New: Libksane scanning library and Skanlite scanner application
 
* New: A shared emoticon theming system (used in PIM and kopete)
 
* New: Step physics simulator
 
* New: PHP-Qt
 
* Back: KSCD
 
 
 
==Improvements in applications==
 
* Session management and restore from crash in Konqueror
 
* Undo closed window and smooth scrolling in Konqueror
 
* Annotations in Kate
 
* Reimplementation of KInfoCenter
 
* Monitoring process output and Pause/resume applications in KSysGuard
 
* Color blindness simulation in KMagnifier
 
* Overhauled: KCron, cron job administration tool
 
* KGet: web interface, transfer settings, torrent support, nepomuk integration, global speedlimits
 
* KRDC: ZeroConf support, now detects remote desktops
 
* KLinkStatus general improvements
 
* Calculator plasmoid and vector support in KAlgebra
 
* Molecular editing in Kalzium
 
* Improved OpenStreetMap support in Marble
 
* Parley has its main windows redesigned
 
* ZeroConf support for KBattleShip
 
* Gwenview: undo system, Thumbnail bar, new full-screen UI and rating support
 
* Okular: better form support, better presentation mode
 
* Kopete: AIM offline support, OTR Encryption support, less intrusive notifications, improved statusmanager and configurationdialogs,
 
* Dolphin: innovative single-click selection, Copy to/Move to, tabs, treeview, tooltips and improved tagging support
 
* Konsole: drag'n'drop of tabs, send input to other terminals
 
* Too many too mention in [[/Schedules/KDE4/4.1_Feature_Plan#kdepim|KDE-PIM]]
 
* Kross-based scripting in KDevelop
 
* KColoreditor: color mixing, many new ways of selecting colors (styles) and managing palettes
 
 
 
==Improvements in frameworks==
 
* Support for 3rd party icon themes in compliance to the icon naming specification
 
* Support for QtScript, Java, PyQt and QtRuby in the Kross scripting framework
 
* CSS3 Media Query in KHTML
 
* GStreamer, Quicktime, DirectShow9 Phonon backends
 
* Subtitle support in Phonon
 
* Caching and interface improvement in KNewStuff
 
* DXS support in KNewStuff
 
* Add support for galago-like desktop notifications spec
 
* Simpler selection of files in single-click mode
 
* Font selection dialog has previews now
 
* Inline editing and text shadows in the fileview
 
* Richtext editor widget
 
* Prospective loading of other network resources in KHTML
 
* Support for Freedesktop.org's desktop-bookmark-spec
 
* Many improvements in Nepomuk, including rating widget and better performance
 
 
 
==Window Manager and Desktop==
 
* New coverswitch and wobbly windows effect in KWin
 
* Selecting a different window manager in the session module
 
* Widgets on Canvas
 
* Webkit support
 
* OSX Dashboard widget support
 
* Orientation-dependent layout in Kickoff
 
* More polished kickoff
 
* Multiple, resizable and relocatable Plasma panels
 
* New interface and configuration dialog for KRunner
 
* Desktop Search support in KRunner
 
* Kross and Plasma integration in SuperKaramba
 
* Menu editing via kickoff->rightclick
 
* Installing icons themes, splash screens, emoticons and Plasma themes via KNewStuff
 
* Systemsettings module for Nepomuk and Strigi
 
* New applets like one for character selection, network management, pastebin, Kalzium molecule info, show folder, timer and more
 
 
 
==New platforms (Developer Previews)==
 
* [[Projects/KDE_on_Windows|Windows port]] (Frameworks and Applications)
 
* [[Projects/KDE_on_Mac_OS_X|Mac port]] (Frameworks and Applications)
 
* [[Projects/KDE_on_Solaris|Solaris, OpenSolaris port]]
 

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