[asterisk-announce] Asterisk 10.0.0 Is Released!

Asterisk Development Team asteriskteam at digium.com
Thu Dec 15 15:58:04 CST 2011

The Asterisk Development Team is proud to announce the release of
Asterisk 10.0.0. This release is available for immediate download at

Asterisk 10 is the next major release series of Asterisk. It will be a
Standard support release, similar to Asterisk 1.6.2. For more 
information about
support time lines for Asterisk releases, see the Asterisk versions page:


With the release of the Asterisk 10 branch, the preceding '1.' has been 
from the version number per the blog post available at


The release of Asterisk 10 would not have been possible without the 
support and
contributions of the community.

You can find an overview of the work involved with the 10.0.0 release in the


A short list of available features includes:

* T.38 gateway functionality has been added to res_fax.
* Protocol independent out-of-call messaging support. Text messages not
   associated with an active call can now be routed through the Asterisk
   dialplan. SIP and XMPP are supported so far.
* New highly optimized and customizable ConfBridge application capable 
of mixing
   audio at sample rates ranging from 8kHz-192kHz
* Addition of video_mode option in confbridge.conf to provide basic video
   conferencing in the ConfBridge() dialplan application.
* Support for defining hints has been added to pbx_lua.
* Replacement of Berkeley DB with SQLite for the Asterisk Database (AstDB).
* Much, much more!

A full list of new features can be found in the CHANGES file.


Also, when upgrading a system between major versions, it is imperative 
that you
read and understand the contents of the UPGRADE.txt file, which is 
located at:


Thank you for your continued support of Asterisk!

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