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XForms is a GUI toolkit based on Xlib. It comes with a rich set of objects such as buttons, browsers, sliders, and menus integrated into an elegant event/object callback execution model that allows for fast and easy construction of X applications. In addition, the library supports loading and writing images, format conversion, and simple image processing. It consists of a flexible set of C-routines that can be used in C and C++ programs, is efficient and portable, and runs on all major Unix platforms and OpenVMS, OS/2, and Windows NT.


Recent releases

  •  29 May 2010 21:39

    Release Notes: Many bugs were fixed and the documentation was improved.

    •  20 Sep 2009 20:03

      Release Notes: Beside bugfixes, this release comes with the documentation in texi format (easy to convert to e.g. PDF or HTML) and some new object classes. Several improvements were made to the fdesign utility.

      •  04 Dec 2008 00:04

        Release Notes: This is a maintenance release, i.e. it concentrates on bug fixes and code cleanup and not on adding new features. The public interface has mostly remained unchanged.

        •  09 Oct 2002 08:24

          Release Notes: The `InstallNonstandard' procedure was documented, and Mac OS X build support was added. The LGPL license is now being used.

          Recent comments

          15 Jan 2001 10:57 dfens

          Mandrake Packages
          I've made some Mandrake ('ized RPM packages available at (

          19 Sep 2000 07:35 pixelfairy

          funny, the licence is why i never gave it a chance
          this one and motif (which is *not* really free software despite
          thier pathetic stunt trying to get taken seriously).

          i have a feeling im not the only one either...


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