[announce] Horde 5.0.0

Jan Schneider jan at horde.org
Tue Oct 30 21:05:24 UTC 2012

The Horde Team is pleased to announce the final release of the Horde
Application Framework version 5.0.0.

The Horde Application Framework is a flexible, modular, general-purpose web
application framework written in PHP. It provides an extensive array of
components that are targeted at the common problems and tasks involved in
developing modern web applications. It is the basis for a large number of
production-level web applications, notably the Horde Groupware suites.  
For more
information on Horde or the Horde Groupware suites, visit  

For upgrading instructions, please see

For detailed installation and configuration instructions, please see

The major changes compared to the Horde version 4.0 are:
     * Completely redesigned user interface.
     * Much improved ActiveSync library including version 12.1 support  
and email
     * Default to UTF-8 for all e-mail messages.
     * IMAP groupware storage without dedicated Kolab server.
     * Improved support for Kolab 2.
     * Cache buster for JavaScript and CSS files.
     * Allow view-specific help files.
     * Dropped support for Internet Explorer 6.
     * Many further improvements.

The full list of changes can be viewed here:


Have fun!

The Horde Team.

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