There is a new BOINC version ready to download
We got a new BOINC release to crunch with on Windows, Apple Mac and Linux.
Until now the recommended version was 7.16.20 for Windows, released on 17th October 2021, and 7.16.21 for Apple Mac, released on 23rd March 2022.
Also the shipped version of VirtualBox got updated from 6.1.12 to 6.1.34, so consider upgrading your virtualbox as well, for the projects that depend on it.
Here are the download links to the new stable version:
BOINC 7.20.2 + VirtualBox 6.1.34
Apple Mac (64-bit Intel and Apple Silicon):
BOINC 7.20.2 Unix command-line version
You can also find them on the BOINC download page here.
Android devices are currently receiving version 7.18.1.
The changelog can be found here or below.
Change Log 7.16.20 -> 7.20.2
Client: detect > 4 GB RAM on NIVIDIA GPUs Client: use system's OS bundle rather than our own Manager: show appropriate Welcome Page on first run. Client: pass process priority to wrapper Client: disable GET feature of GUI RPC Manager: add ctrl-A shortcut to go to advanced view Client: allow empty GUI RPC password but show warning Client (linux): Ignore tty(S|ACM) devices in TTY idle time calculation Client: display IPV6 addresses correctly Client: don't tell Manager that graphics app exists if it's still downloading Manager: fix alt-space crash Manager: fix RTL languages in disk view Client: add reset_host_info() GUI RPC Client: put CDATA around link field of notices Client: fix problems with set_app_config() RPC Client: fix overly aggressive project-wide file transfer backoff policy Client: fix work-fetch logic when max concurrent limits are used Manager: add "Suspend when no mouse/keyboard input in last XX minutes" to prefs dialog Manager: correctly handle large numbers in prefs Manager (Win): Make Manager DPI unaware to let wxWidgets and Windows scale GUI elements properly Manager: fix failure to connect to client with non-English language Client (Win): fix detection of Windows product Client: Fix bug in new version check Mac: fix screensaver preferences dialog under MacOS 12 Monterey Mac: ensure curl does not depend on unavailable libraries Mac: use newer libraries: c-ares-1.17.2, curl-7.79.1, freetype-2.11.0, openssl-3.0.0, wxWidgets-3.1.5 Manager: Updated copyright year Manager: Create proper sizing on SimpleView Client: ignore case in project lookup by URL Client: if project has zero resource share AND work buf min is zero, don't fetch from it unless device instance is actually idle. Manager, Win: Do proper verifications when saving state on application exit Manager, Linux: Search for skins in /usr/(local)/share/boinc-manager/skins or ./skins folders. Client: fix bug in work fetch logic for case of zero resource share and zero work buf. Client: if bandwidth limit is removed (up or down), remove limit from active transfers. Manager: Fix switch skin when manager is not connected