Press Release

Xojo 2024 Release 1 Adds Version Control to all Licenses, Enables Free Building for Linux and Raspberry Pi

AUSTIN, Texas (March 26, 2024) — Xojo, Inc., the developers behind Xojo—a powerful cross-platform development tool and programming language—proudly announce the immediate availability of Xojo 2024 Release 1. This release adds version control to all Xojo licenses, enables building for Linux and Raspberry Pi free, plus over 250 changes and more than 30 new features.

With 200 changes and 38 new features, this new release is a testament to Xojo's commitment to improving our users’ development experience within the Xojo Programming language and in Xojo’s development environment.

"After more than 25 years building development tools, we have seen the way people make and share apps change. In this regard, I think today’s release is a solid leap forward for Xojo," commented Xojo Founder and CEO Geoff Perlman. "Including building for Linux desktop and console free and adding version control for all licenses is a direct result of community feedback and reflective of modern development trends. We look forward to these changes introducing Xojo to a wider audience."

Release details:

  • Building for Linux is now included in the free IDE
  • All Xojo licenses now save in Version Control format
  • Popovers for iOS, Desktop, and Web projects
  • Creating / scanning Barcodes for iOS, macOS, Windows projects
  • SQLite updated to 3.45.1
  • Updated iOS SDK to 17.2

The complete list of improvements can be found in the Release Notes in the product download at


Xojo is a cross-platform development tool for building native applications for macOS, Windows, Linux, iOS, Android, the web, and Raspberry Pi. Xojo is free to use for learning and development. A license is required to build most applications. Pricing begins at $99 for a single desktop platform. Building cross-platform desktop, mobile, or web applications is $399. Xojo Pro and Pro Plus packages are available from $799 and up, offering increased support and resources for professional developers. Xojo offers special packages for educators and students. For information on pricing and licensing options, please visit

About Xojo

With a passion for innovation and a commitment to empowering developers worldwide, Xojo revolutionizes the software development landscape by offering a native, cross-platform development environment. Since its inception more than 25 years ago, Xojo has fostered a vibrant community of developers united by their shared love for technology and the limitless possibilities it brings. For more information, visit Xojo at

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