ParaView 5.6.0 Release Candidate 3 available for download and testing

The ParaView team is pleased to announce that ParaView 5.6.0-RC3 (Release Candidate 3) is available for download at

In addition, ParaView’s git repository and superbuild repository have been tagged with “v5.6.0-RC3”.

Please let us know if you find any problems with this release candidate.


The ParaView team

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Also the it should contain Qt.


We recently dropped Qt5 from the file names as it is common to most packages (see For exceptions, e.g., osmesa builds without Qt, we will specify the file name.

If you are building RC3 with paraview-superbuild from tag v5.6.0-RC3 using osmesa, please note that there was a patch failure in the superbuild for SWR that has since been resolved in the paraview-superbuild release branch. Please build from release if you run into a compilation error with v5.6.0-RC3. Thanks.

Should all of Paraview (actually, I only need pvserver) now build without Qt, for example with cmake flags:


or does the remark apply only to osmesa?