News - Development updates and bug fixes

LightBurn 0.9.09 - A quick fix release for a weird text issue

A bug was submitted shortly after release that turned out to be an interaction between a fix for grouped text on path and the new snapping tools.  ...

LightBurn 0.9.08 - Snapping, Print & Cut, Fillet, Flood Fill, and many more improvements

LightBurn 0.9.08 - Snapping, Print & Cut, Fillet, Flood Fill, and many more improvements
This is big one, so we'll try to list the important ones first: Snapping: When dragging objects from an existing point, line center, or object cent...

LightBurn 0.9.07 released - A couple bugs squashed, a few minor additions

This isn't a large release, but there were two crashes fixed that were significant enough to warrant doing it. New users on Mac systems often expe...

LightBurn 0.9.06 - Ruida rotary settings for Inch mode

They say nobody's perfect, right? When adding support for Inch mode in the rotary settings, I messed up the part that sets the pulses per rotation,...

LightBurn 0.9.05 - Variable Text, Image Enhancement, CorelDraw Macro, and much more

LightBurn 0.9.05 - Variable Text, Image Enhancement, CorelDraw Macro, and much more
First things first - License renewals, and an apology It was brought to our attention that a few expired licenses had caused LightBurn to stop work...

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...