2022-11: GNU Taler v0.9.0 released

We are happy to announce the release of GNU Taler v0.9.0.

We have addressed over 200 individual issues, our bug tracker has the full list. Notable changes include:

  • NEW: Support for peer-to-peer payments
  • NEW: Support for age-restricted payments
  • Improved accessibility of the demonstration
  • Improved exchange database schema for performance and scalability
  • libeufin sandbox replaces legacy Python bank
  • WebExtension now supports Manifest V3
  • Various minor bugfixes and documentation improvements

Many of the major new features were developed under an NGI POINTER grant funded by the European Commissions great Next Generation Internet initiative under grant agreement number 871528. Performance measurements and improvements were funded by an NGI Fed4Fire+ grant.

To fund further development, Taler Systems SA is still looking for investors.

Download links

The wallet has its own download site here. The exchange, merchant backend, sync and bank components are distributed via the GNU FTP mirrors.

You must first install GNUnet v0.18 to compile GNU Taler 0.9.0 from source.