ANNOUNCE: Razor-qt 0.4.0

We are glad to announce the release of Razor-qt 0.4.0, after a months of development since the last release:

Last weeks of development were dedicated to overall stability – the Razor team will focus on new features in the new release phase.

Also we’d like to receive any valuable feedback. And many more – contributors are welcomed too.

About Razor-qt

Razor-qt is an advanced, easy-to-use, and fast desktop environment based on Qt technologies. It has been tailored for users who value simplicity, speed, and intuitive interface. Unlike desktop environments, Razor-qt also works fine with weak machines.

razor screenshot

razor screenshot

New in Razor-qt 0.4

New components

  • azor-runner program, a tool for launching applications.
  • razor-config* tools.
  • qtxdg a standalone library for XDG standards in Qt available for 3rd party applications.
  • razor own menu (XDG standard).

Overall changes

many bugfixes and small improvements.

  • huge memory leaks fixed
  • improved support for main menu.
  • improved translation support.
  • added Polish translation.
  • new black a-mego theme.


  • configuration dialogs
  • new “Removable media” plugin. Is a plugin for mounting and unmounting removable storages using udisks.
  • new “screensaver/lock screen” plugin.
  • new “show/restore desktop” plugin.
  • drag’n’drop support for quicklaunch plugin.


  • default applications and environment variables settings.