Announcing Subsurface 4.7.8

The Subsurface development team proudly announces the release 4.7.8 of Subsurface, an open source dive log and dive planning program for Windows, Mac and Linux.

This version brings a number of small bug-fixes and a couple of new features.

Some of the changes in Subsurface 4.7.8:

  • Desktop: Add Tags column in dive list view
  • Desktop: revert change that inadvertantly broke applying GPS coordinates to dives
  • Desktop: Fix format of CSV export for dive list and dive profile
  • Desktop: Change strategy when to allow to delete a cylinder
  • Desktop/Mobile: Format numbers according to selected Subsurface language
  • Desktop: combo box with fresh, sea water and EN 13319 in dive planner
  • Desktop: Changed “salinity” to “water type” at dive planner and dive info
  • Map-widget: try to match the zoom level in Google Maps
  • Map-widget: improve context menu texts
  • Dive pictures: Don’t load whole file for parsing EXIF data
  • Dive log import: Add imperial support for UDCF import
  • New dive computers supported:
    • Heinrichs Weikamp OSTC 2 TR
    • Scubapro Aladin Sport Matrix, Aladin Square
    • Seac Jack
    • Shearwater Nerd 2
    • Suunto EON Core

Binaries are available for Windows, Mac, and an AppImage for x86-64 Linux (plus distribution specific binaries for a number of Linux flavors including Ubuntu, Debian, Linux Mint, Fedora, and openSUSE).

You can get Subsurface 4.7.8 from these locations:



Linux: A generic AppImage is available for download at the Subsurface GitHub Release page. Download Subsurface-4.7.8-x86_64.AppImage, make it executable
chmod +x Subsurface-4.7.8-x86_64.AppImage and then simply run this file.
Linux: Ubuntu: Add ppa?/subsurface to your software sources; the .deb files in that PPA can also be installed on sufficiently current versions Debian and LinuxMint; see the Downloads page and use to get our latest release version.

Linux: openSUSE / Fedora: go to our open build service release page

Please post questions of problems in the User Forum or file a bug in our Bug Tracker.