Lazarus 1.2 (with FPC 2.6.2) Released!

The long awaited stable version Lazarus 1.2 has been released yesterday. It has FPC 2.6.2 like its previous versions. It has huge number of improvements. Plus, it can have multiple installations in Windows.

Lazarus is getting bug-free everyday. Here is another stable release of Lazarus - version 1.2. It has many new features and bug fixes. On top of that it supports 2 installations in Windows machines.

Thanks to the Lazarus Developers for their hard work in this valuable project.

What’s New

Windows users can now have 2 installations in the same machine. Check this wiki page for instructions on Multiple installations.

There are countless other changes listed here.


The release is available for download at SourceForge:

Or from the homepage:

Choose your CPU, OS, distro and then the “Lazarus 1.2” directory.

Minimum requirements:
Windows:       98
FreeBSD/Linux: gtk 2.8 or qt4.5, 32 or 64bit
Mac OS X:      10.5 for Intel cpus, 10.4 for PowerPC, LCL only 32bit, non LCL apps can be 64bit

Alternate Download

For people who are blocked by SF, the Lazarus releases from SourceForge are mirrored at:
and later at (after some time for synchronization)

How-to-Install Guide

You can click here for an installation guide for all Operating Systems.
Also see this post for an exclusive guide for installing Lazarus 1.0.10 in Ubuntu 13.04 (you can follow the same guide to install in previous or latest versions of Ubuntu, such as 12.04 LTS, 12.10, 13.10, 14.04 LTS etc. or any other debian based OS).


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