We are pleased to announce the latest release of CiviCRM - version 1.4.
Special thanks to the dedicated folks who contributed to this release by testing the beta revisions - and to everyone in the community who provided new ideas, feedback(especially critical feedback), and patches.
CiviCRM is the first open source and freely downloadable constituent relationship management solution. CiviCRM is web-based, internationalized, and designed specifically to meet the needs of advocacy, non-profit and non-governmental groups.
New to CiviCRM? Read more...
... A big ++ to the folks at CivicActions who contributed enormously to getting CiviMail "production-ready".
...and v1.4 is compatible with Drupal 4.7 and MySQL 5.0.
You can read the roadmap release summary here...
... and see a complete listing of ALL changes and bug fixes here...
If you are upgrading an existing 1.3 site (working with a copy of the site-of course), we have provided a database upgrade script.
Detailed Upgrade Instructions
CiviCRM is in active development and constantly improving.
Voice your opinion on the 1.5 release by posting your ideas.
CiviCRM is a web-based solution that runs locally on a web server or on a hosting provider. Installs on local machines should consider using the XAMPP/WAMP stacks which almost painlessly installs Apache/PHP/MySQL.
The Social Source Foundation is a 501-c-3 nonprofit creating internationalized, open source software of uncompromising quality for the nonprofit and nongovernmental sectors. Social Source Foundation is one of many partners in the creation of the CiviCRM platform, providing primary engineering support for the software. More info about Social Source Foundation and CiviCRM contributors and partners...
Interested parties are encouraged to participate in the development of CiviCRM. This can take the form of providing use cases, feedback on existing functionality, feature suggestions, code contributions, documentation contributions and beta testing.