This article contains the the change log for the MiKTeX pre-release, also known as MiKTeX NEXT.

MiKTeX NEXT contains the latest MiKTeX updates. See this KB article for more information.

Upgraded programs

  • dvipdfmx 20170918, XeTeX Support /Rotate in PDF image inclusion
  • Dvisvgm 2.2
  • LuaTeX 1.06.2

Upgraded libraries

  • fontconfig 2.12.6
  • FreeType 2.8.1
  • HarfBuzz 1.6.0
  • libcurl 7.56.0
  • LibGD 2.2.5
  • libpng 1.6.34
  • Poppler 0.60.0

Bug fixes

  • 4: xdvipdfmx with options supplied as output-driver to XeLaTeX results in can't write on file error
  • 5: Package manager "Miktex encountered an internal error" [windows]
  • 19: option --user-install of MiKTeX setup utility is ignored [windows]
  • 22: miktex is noticably slower than texlive
  • 2618: Unknown filter "JPXDecode" Syntax Error
  • 2620: xetex can't input files with BOM anymore
  • 2622: shell commands are not executed correctly
  • 2624: Problem with \pdfresettimer & \pdfelapsedtime
  • 2625: Package installation fails as normal user account