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GRASS GIS 8.2.0 released

What’s new in a nutshell

The 8.2.0 release of GRASS GIS is now available with results from the GSoC 2021 and many other additions. A new grass.jupyter package is now included for interacting with Jupyter notebooks. Single window graphical user interface is available in GUI settings. r.series and three other modules are newly parallelized. Additionally, the release includes a series of scripting, packaging, and reproducibility improvements.

Jupyter notebook support in GRASS GIS 8.2

Full list of changes and contributors

For all 220+ changes, see our detailed announcement with the full list of features and bugs fixed at GitHub / Releases / 8.2.0.

Thank you all 28 contributors including 5 new contributors! See the release link above for a list and our GSoC page for the GSoC students and their mentors.

Download and test!

Binaries/Installers download

Further binary packages for other platforms and distributions will follow shortly, please check at software downloads.

Source code download

First time users may explore the first steps tutorial after installation.


The Geographic Resources Analysis Support System (https://grass.osgeo.org/), commonly referred to as GRASS GIS, is an Open Source Geographic Information System providing powerful raster, vector and geospatial processing capabilities. It can be used either as a stand-alone application, as backend for other software packages such as QGIS and R, or in the cloud. It is distributed freely under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL). GRASS GIS is a founding member of the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo).

Vaclav Petras and the GRASS Development Team, June 2022