The Asterisk Development Team is proud to announce the release of Asterisk 10.0.0. This release is available for immediate download at http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk/.
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: https://wiki.asterisk.org/wiki/display/AST/Asterisk+Versions
With the release of the Asterisk 10 branch, the preceding ‘1.’ has been removed from the version number per the blog post available at http://blogs.digium.com/2011/07/21/the-evolution-of-asterisk-or-how-we-a…
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 summary: http://svn.asterisk.org/svn/asterisk/tags/10.0.0/asterisk-10.0.0-summary…
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: http://svn.asterisk.org/svn/asterisk/branches/10/CHANGES
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: http://svn.asterisk.org/svn/asterisk/branches/10/UPGRADE.txt
Thank you for your continued support of Asterisk!