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DarkRadiant 2.2.1 Installer

Windows (32-bit):

DarkRadiant 2.2.1 Installer

Debian / Ubuntu / Kubuntu:

There is a darkradiant package for Debian, which is usually available after some time in Ubuntu as well .

Changes since DarkRadiant 0.9.8 December 2008

This is a list of changes and bugfixes since the release of DarkRadiant 0.9.8.

To fetch a newer snapshot release, please refer to the Snapshot page.

New Features / Changes

  • Filter Editor GUI to allow for custom filter settings.
  • DarkRadiant takes full advantage of precompressed DDS textures now.
  • Added "Make Visportal" and "Create New Layer" commands to orthoview's context menu.
  • Added "Rename" option for layers.
  • Target connection lines show arrows to indicate direction.
  • Media Browser is pre-loaded on startup by default.
  • Support for fs_game_base setting.
  • Improved texture alignment for adjacent brush faces.


  • Light entities with derived _color spawnarg were not rendered in the correct color until the spawnarg was manually changed.
  • When using "Cap Cylinder" on cone patches, the code prevents creation of zero-sized patches from now on.
  • Fixed missing scrollbar in Texture Browser.
  • Fixed textures from model skins disappearing on map reload.
  • Fixed possibility to overwrite maps with a half-loaded one after cancelling the loading process.
  • Fixed skins being displayed in "Choose Model" dialog in Entity Inspector.
  • Fixed speaker radii being wrong for cloned speaker entities.
  • Fixed missing models for entities with inherited "model" keys.
  • Fixed crash when zooming ModelViewer without selection.
  • Fixed memory leak when flushing and reloading shaders.


  • Prefabs are loaded into the first visible layer instead of Default
  • Media Browser sorts folders first now.
  • Smarter string seeking when using GTK's type-search in Entity Class Tree and Entity Chooser.
  • One-click selection of hidden layers is disallowed.
  • Decal Patches are selected after "Create Decal Patches" (and original faces are deselected).
  • Layers are displayed in alphabetical order now.
  • Media Browser is populating the the texture tree much faster now.

Coding / Internal Design

  • Upgraded GTK+ binaries to version 2.14.5
  • Compilation for Windows x64 target possible.

A detailed development changelog can be found on the bugtracker and on SVN.