The highlights of the latest beta are increased usage of Qt Quick in Plasma Workspaces; Kontact improvements; and KWin is beginning to work on Wayland.

Plasma Quick, which is KDE’s extensions on top of Qt Quick, allows for creation of more powerful apps and Plasma components and also allows for deeper integration. Plasma Quick has been used to completely rewrite the task manager the KDE 4.11 beta announcement notes.

Support for KWin OpenGL 3.1 Core and Wayland support are perhaps the two most interesting changes for end-users and there is this faster Nepomuk indexing on top of other features.

You can read the release announcement here and download it from