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Nokia today released Qt 4.6, the latest version of the cross-platform application and UI framework. Featuring new platform support, powerful new graphical capabilities and support for multi-touch and gestures, Qt 4.6 makes developing advanced applications and devices easier and more enjoyable.

Highlights

  • More eye candy

New animation framework – new advanced graphics effects like opacity, drop shadows, glow, and filtering are supported.

  • More fingers

Ability to create multi-touch applications with new multi-touch and gestures, such as flicking and kinetic scrolling.

  • More horsepower

More performance to deliver the “wow” effects.

  • Updated tools

Qt Creator tool coming with SDK has been updated.

Cool!

Qt for Symbian is no more technology preview stage, according to videos the performance seems to vary between adequate to excellent.

Qt appears now to be much more tempting for mobile developers demanding better UX. For Nokia devices, with Qt technology you can create applications besides for S60, also for Maemo in future, perhaps for S40 as well.

Sources :

http://qt.nokia.com/about/news/nokia-releases-qt-4.6
http://qt.nokia.com/whatsnew
http://qt.nokia.com/products/platform/symbian