OpenCms 9 RC Distribution

We recommended OpenCms integrators, developers and contributors to install and thoroughly test this release candidate, in order to prepare for the upcoming OpenCms 9 final.

Please report issues found in OpenCms 9 RC using our GitHub issue tracker.

New in OpenCms 9

  • Improved "in place" editing of web pages for text and also for images and other content types.
  • Enhanced support for different devices with preview and device specific content control.
  • Access to the content repository over a shared network drive.
  • Detail pages now allow individual content to be added with drag & drop.
  • A new site management tool allows simple configuration of multiple sites.
  • Automated / scripted setup option, great for continuous integration builds.
  • Optimized build process using Gradle.
  • A new responsive demo template based on Bootstrap as a base for customization.

Please note: This version of OpenCms requires Java 6 because of library dependencies.

Please check out the release notes for further details of the changes in this release.

Who should use this OpenCms 9 RC distribution download?

Use this download to install the new version 9 RC of OpenCms from scratch. OpenCms 9 RC is fully backward compatible to all prior 8.x and 7.x versions. Templates and other OpenCms developed code these versions should work "out of the box" with version 9 RC.

If you want to upgrade an existing OpenCms 8.5.x, 8.0.x, 7.5.x, 7.0.x or 6.x version, please use the OpenCms 9 RC upgrade Wizard download also available from this website. 

Please note: The *.jar files in this binary distribution have been compiled for Java 6.

Module Version: 9 RC
Provided By: Alkacon Software GmbH
License: GNU Lesser General Public License
Click here to download (122563 kb)

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