News - Development updates and bug fixes

LightBurn 0.9.04 released - a minor cleanup

This is a small update to address the following: Fixes a bug where Boolean operations were not available for single character text objects Fixes ...

LightBurn 0.9.03 - Curved text, ramp mode, international text entry, and more.

LightBurn 0.9.03 - Curved text, ramp mode, international text entry, and more.
Curved text: The feature so many have been asking for is ready. You can attach a piece of text to any type of path or shape in LightBurn, and the ...

LightBurn 0.9.00 - Simulation preview, Trocen USB support, Beginner Mode, and lots more.

LightBurn 0.9.00 - Simulation preview, Trocen USB support, Beginner Mode, and lots more.
This release has taken significantly longer than any other to date, but it contains more new stuff than any other release too, so hopefully it's be...

LightBurn 0.8.07 - Equations, color camera view, grayscale & PPI for AWC, and more

LightBurn 0.8.07 - Equations, color camera view, grayscale & PPI for AWC, and more
Equations: This one is a pet project of mine: LightBurn's X & Y position, width, height, scale, and interval entry boxes now support expression...

LightBurn 0.8.06 - a small update to the big update

The developers of LightBurn will be taking a much needed break during the Thanksgiving holiday here in the U.S., but we wanted to get a few last mi...

LightBurn 0.8.05 - New cut planner, lots of new extras and fixes

LightBurn 0.8.05 - New cut planner, lots of new extras and fixes
The biggest news in this release is the new cut planner.  It gives you a great deal of control over the ordering of your cuts - you can let LightBu...

LightBurn 0.8.04 - AWC support, mixed Inch/mm mode, AI importer fixes, and much more

LightBurn 0.8.04 - AWC support, mixed Inch/mm mode, AI importer fixes, and much more
This is a fairly large release, with many changes, so we've split them into groups based on who's affected. The biggest news is that we now support...

LightBurn 0.8.03 - A little needed cleanup

Our last release was quite large, and a few changes slipped in at the last minute that should've been tested more.  This release is a small patch t...

LightBurn 0.8.02 - Support for embedded images, filled rendering, Linux dependencies fixed, and much more

LightBurn 0.8.02 - Support for embedded images, filled rendering, Linux dependencies fixed, and much more
There's a lot of new stuff here, so I'll try to keep this brief: Additions: Embedded images in Illustrator files are now supported Added filled ...

LightBurn v0.8.01 - A relatively small release, and a new programmer!

This release cleans up a few loose ends from the 0.8.00 release - most notably, Emblaser devices were excluded from the trial, which was not intent...

LightBurn 0.8.00 - New license system, booleans, machine settings, and more

LightBurn 0.8.00 - New license system, booleans, machine settings, and more
This is a big one for us. First, we've upgraded to the latest version of our license system. This gives us more flexibility with our licensing syst...

LightBurn 0.7.04 - System clipboard support, Ruida USB connectivity fix, and a few others

LightBurn 0.7.04 - System clipboard support, Ruida USB connectivity fix, and a few others
This is a small release, mostly to address the issue with Ruida USB devices not connecting for some people. It's only been a few days since our las...