4D 20 R5 Beta Starts Today

Beta testing for 4D 20 R5 is starting today, and we’re thrilled to unveil a truly majestic feature release with a plethora of functionalities designed to empower your development experience!

Let’s explore all the exciting features this release has in store for you:


  • In 4D Write Pro, you can now wrap text around pictures and text boxes, tables are no longer restricted to 1000 lines, and effortlessly define both width and height simultaneously with a new attribute.
  • For programmers, enjoy new features like try-catch blocks for precise error handling, a 4D Singleton, to answer a highly voted feature request, and shared classes for easier shared object management, among other enhancements.
  • Visual structure editor information is now stored separately from table definition information to reduce conflicts in the catalog file.
  • ORDA comes with improved data restriction on entity selections for precise data retrieval and enhanced security.
  • The Visual Studio Code extension offers Workspace Syntax Checking, automatic 4D tool downloads, and GitHub Codespaces integration.
  • And that’s not all — There are over 20 new features to explore! 

Download 4D 20 R5 now (Exclusive to 4D Partners)