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This page lists the '''versions of [[Scratch]]'''. The current version is 2.0.
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{{featured|December|2018}}This page lists the '''versions of [[Scratch]]'''. The current version is [[Scratch 3.0]].
  
== Scratch 2.0 ==  
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==Scratch 3.0==
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{{main|Scratch 3.0}}
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'''Scratch 3.0''' was released on January 2, 2019.
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'''New features:'''
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* [[Stage]] moved back to the right
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* Pen blocks moved to an [[extension]]
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* Improved paint and sound editors
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* A new [[Scratch Website|website]]
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* [[Show Variable () (block)]] and [[Hide Variable () (block)]] that show and hide variables
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* [[Set Pen Transparency to () (block)]] and [[Change Pen Transparency by () (block)]] that change pen transparency, useful for layering pen to produce different colors
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* [[Change Effect () by () (Sound block)|Sound effect blocks]] which change how a sound sounds
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* A [[() Contains () (block)]]that reports whether the first string contains the second
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* An [[Item Number of () in () (block)]] that reports the item number of the first match of the string, or 0 if no such value is found
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* A [[Set Drag Mode () (block)]] that sets if the sprite can be dragged around
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* [[Go to () (looks (block)]] that has "front" and "back" in the dropdown
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* [[Go () () Layers (block)]] that has a dropdown of front or back and an input for how many layers the sprite goes
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* [[Costume () (block)]] and [[Backdrop () (block)]] blocks, which also include "name" in the dropdown
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* [[Music Extension|Music]], [[Pen Extension|Pen]], [[Video Sensing Extension|Video Sensing]], [[Translate Extension|Translate]], [[Micro:bit]], [[Minndstorms EV3 Extension|Mindstorms EV3]], and [[Text to Speech Extension|Text to Speech]] extensions
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== Scratch 2.0 ==
 
[[File:Scratch 2 project editor.png|thumb|200px|Scratch 2.0]]
 
[[File:Scratch 2 project editor.png|thumb|200px|Scratch 2.0]]
 
{{main|Scratch 2.0}}
 
{{main|Scratch 2.0}}
Scratch 2.0 was in development for several years, until a public beta began on January 28, 2013. It was officially released on May 9, 2013.
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Scratch 2.0 was in development for several years, until a public beta began on January 28, [[Timeline#2013|2013]]. It was officially released on May 9, 2013.
  
 
'''New features:'''
 
'''New features:'''
*New [[UI]]
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* New [[UI]]
*[[Procedures]]
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* [[Procedures]]
*[[Cloning]]
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* [[Cloning]]
*[[Cloud Data|Cloud Data]]
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* [[Cloud Data|Cloud data]]
*[[Wikipedia:Vector graphics|Vector graphics]]
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* [[Vector Graphics|Vector graphics]]
*A "[[backpack]]" to collect scripts and media to reuse
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* A "[[backpack]]" to collect scripts and media to reuse
*Show and hide [[list]]s
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* Show and hide [[list]]s
*[[Sound Editor|Sound editor]]
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* [[Sound Editor|Sound editor]]
*[[Username (block)|A block]] that reports the username of the user watching a [[project]].
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* [[Username (block)|A block]] that reports the username of the user watching a [[project]].
  
 
== Scratch 1.4 ==
 
== Scratch 1.4 ==
 
[[File:Scratch Interface.png|thumb|200px|Scratch 1.4]]
 
[[File:Scratch Interface.png|thumb|200px|Scratch 1.4]]
 
{{main|Scratch 1.4}}
 
{{main|Scratch 1.4}}
Released officially on July 19, [[2009]].
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Released officially on July 19, [[Timeline#2009|2009]].
  
 
'''New features:'''
 
'''New features:'''
 
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* New [[blocks]] for [[string]] handling.
*New [[blocks]] for [[string]] handling.
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* The [[Ask () and Wait (block)|Ask () and Wait]] block (asks for input from the user).
*The [[Ask () and Wait (block)|Ask () and Wait]] block (asks for input from the user).
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* A new boolean block for lists, [[() Contains () (block)|() Contains ()]], which checks if the list has a certain item into it.
*A new boolean block for lists, [[() Contains () (block)|() Contains ()]], which checks if the list has a certain item into it.
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* The webcam can now be used to take pictures, to use them in [[sprite]]s and backgrounds.
*You can now use a webcam to take pictures, to use them in [[sprite]]s and backgrounds.
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* There are some "hidden" blocks under the Motion category, for use with the LEGO WeDo Robotics kit.
*There are some "hidden" blocks under the Motion category, for use with the LEGO WeDo Robotics kit.
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* Modified [[Scratch User Interface|GUI]].
*Modified [[GUI]].
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* A new stage mode, added to presentation mode and regular mode: Small stage mode.
*A new stage mode, added to presentation mode and regular mode: Small stage mode.
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* A revised color picker in the [[Paint Editor (1.4)|paint editor]].
*A revised color picker in the [[Paint Editor (1.4)|paint editor]].
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* Various minor changes as well.
*Various minor changes as well.
 
  
 
== Scratch 1.3 ==
 
== Scratch 1.3 ==
 
[[File:1.3.png|thumb|200px|Scratch 1.3]]
 
[[File:1.3.png|thumb|200px|Scratch 1.3]]
 
{{main|Scratch 1.3}}
 
{{main|Scratch 1.3}}
Released officially on September 2, [[2008]].
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Released officially on September 2, [[Timeline#2008|2008]].
  
 
'''New features:'''
 
'''New features:'''
*[[Variable]]s can handle [[string]]s (non-digit text)
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* [[Variable]]s can handle [[string]]s (non-digit text)
*[[List]]s (ways of storing multiple pieces of information in one place).
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* [[List]]s (ways of storing multiple pieces of information in one place).
*[[Comment (programming feature)|Comments]] (small rectangles that you can type into {{-}} can attach to blocks) have been added.
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* [[Comment (programming feature)|Comments]] (small rectangles that can have text typed into them {{-}} they can attach to blocks) were added.
*Given fonts are replaced with the fonts from your computer.
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* Given fonts are replaced with the fonts from the user's computer.
*[[If () Then (block)|If () Then]], [[Repeat () (block)|Repeat]], and [[Forever (block)|Forever]] blocks automatically wrap around block stacks when dragged over them.
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* [[If () Then (block)|If () Then]], [[Repeat () (block)|Repeat]], and [[Forever (block)|Forever]] blocks automatically wrap around block stacks when dragged over them.
  
 
{{note|This version introduced the [[Disappearing Text Bug]].}}
 
{{note|This version introduced the [[Disappearing Text Bug]].}}
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[[File:1.2.0.png|thumb|200px|Scratch 1.2]]
 
[[File:1.2.0.png|thumb|200px|Scratch 1.2]]
 
{{main|Scratch 1.2}}
 
{{main|Scratch 1.2}}
Released officially on December 7, [[2007]].
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Released officially on December 7, [[Timeline#2007|2007]].
  
 
'''New features:'''
 
'''New features:'''
*[[Rest for () Beats (block)|Rest for ( ) beats]] block.
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* [[Rest for () Beats (block)|Rest for ( ) beats]] block.
*Better image compression for some images.
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* Better image compression for some images.
*Multiple fixes to [[Sample Projects|sample projects]].
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* Multiple fixes to [[Sample Projects|sample projects]].
*This was the last release for Windows 98 and ME.
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* This was the last release for Windows 98 and ME.
*Slight interface differences, especially in the [[Paint Editor (1.4)|Paint Editor]]
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* Slight interface differences, especially in the [[Paint Editor (1.4)|Paint Editor]]
 
The beta had:
 
The beta had:
*The [[Comment (programming feature)#History|comment block]]
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* The [[Comment (programming feature)#History|comment block]]
*Different default values on a few blocks
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* Different default values on a few blocks
*Reversal of the positions of the [[volume (value)|volume]] and [[tempo (value)|tempo]] blocks in the palette
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* Reversal of the positions of the [[volume (value)|volume]] and [[tempo (value)|tempo]] blocks in the palette
*Omission of the word "beats" on [[Play Drum () for () Beats (block)|Play Drum () for () Beats]] and [[Play Note () for () Beats (block)|Play Note () for () Beats]] blocks
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* Omission of the word "beats" on [[Play Drum () for () Beats (block)|Play Drum () for () Beats]] and [[Play Note () for () Beats (block)|Play Note () for () Beats]] blocks
  
 
== Scratch 1.1 ==
 
== Scratch 1.1 ==
 
[[File:1.1.png|thumb|200px|Scratch 1.1]]
 
[[File:1.1.png|thumb|200px|Scratch 1.1]]
 
{{main|Scratch 1.1}}
 
{{main|Scratch 1.1}}
Released officially May [[2007]].
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Released officially May [[Timeline#2007|2007]].
  
 
'''New features:'''
 
'''New features:'''
*A new Windows installer
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* A new Windows installer
*[[Repeat Until ()]] block
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* [[Repeat Until ()]] block
*The [[Cap Block]] shape was added
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* The [[Cap Block]] shape was added
*A single [[sprite]] can now play multiple notes at once (i.e. chords) (previously, a sprite could play only one note at a time)
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* A single [[sprite]] can now play multiple notes at once (i.e. chords) (previously, a sprite could play only one note at a time)
*You can click to the left or right of the knob on a slider to change the number by a small amount
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* Clicking to the left or right of the knob on a slider to change the number by a small amount is now supported
*You can now add [[Project Tags|tags]] to your projects when sharing (when you click the "Share!" button)
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* [[Project Tags|Tags]] can now be added to projects when sharing (when the "Share!" button is clicked)
*Support for the optional [[PicoBoard|Scratch Sensor Board]] has been improved
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* Support for the optional [[PicoBoard|Scratch Sensor Board]] has been improved
  
 
== Scratch 1.0 ==
 
== Scratch 1.0 ==
 
[[File:1.0.png|thumb|200px|Scratch 1.0]]
 
[[File:1.0.png|thumb|200px|Scratch 1.0]]
 
{{main|Scratch 1.0}}
 
{{main|Scratch 1.0}}
Released on January 8, [[2007]], this was the first version of Scratch available to the public. This version began the [[1.x series]].
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Released on January 8, 2007, this was the first version of Scratch available to the public. This version began the [[1.x series]].
  
 
'''New features:'''
 
'''New features:'''
 
Although it had been in private development for a long while, everything was new to the public.
 
Although it had been in private development for a long while, everything was new to the public.
 
Changes from the previous beta include:
 
Changes from the previous beta include:
*The [[Next Costume (block)|Next Costume]] and [[Next Background (block)|Next Background]], [[Think () (block)|Think ()]], [[Think () for () Secs (block)|Think () for () Secs]], [[Stop All Sounds (block)|Stop All Sounds]], and [[Forever If () (block)|Forever If ()]] blocks
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* The [[Next Costume (block)|Next Costume]] and [[Next Background (block)|Next Background]], [[Think () (block)|Think ()]], [[Think () for () Secs (block)|Think () for () Secs]], [[Stop All Sounds (block)|Stop All Sounds]], and [[Forever If () (block)|Forever If ()]] blocks
*New buttons to create sprites
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* New buttons to create sprites
*Ability to [[share]] projects [[Scratch Website|online]]
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* Ability to [[share]] projects [[Scratch Website|online]]
*File extension changed from .scratch to .sb
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* File extension changed from .scratch to .sb
*Multiple languages introduced
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* Multiple languages introduced
*Enter key added as shortcut for [[Green Flag]]
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* Enter key added as shortcut for [[Green Flag]]
*Import project added
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* Import project added
  
== Earlier versions ==
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== Earlier Versions ==
 
[[File:Early Scratch.png|thumb|An early version of Scratch from 2004.]]
 
[[File:Early Scratch.png|thumb|An early version of Scratch from 2004.]]
 
{{main|Development of Scratch 1.0}}
 
{{main|Development of Scratch 1.0}}
 
The development of Scratch 1.0 spanned from 2003 to 2007 and included several different interfaces and experiments with different blocks and features. It spanned several versions, from Scratch 0.1 to the November 2006 beta for educators.
 
The development of Scratch 1.0 spanned from 2003 to 2007 and included several different interfaces and experiments with different blocks and features. It spanned several versions, from Scratch 0.1 to the November 2006 beta for educators.
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{{Scratch Versions}}
  
{{Scratch Versions}}
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==References==
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<references/>
 
[[Category:Scratch Versions| ]]
 
[[Category:Scratch Versions| ]]

Latest revision as of 04:21, 5 January 2019

This page lists the versions of Scratch. The current version is Scratch 3.0.

Scratch 3.0

Main article: Scratch 3.0

Scratch 3.0 was released on January 2, 2019.

New features:

Scratch 2.0

Scratch 2.0
Main article: Scratch 2.0

Scratch 2.0 was in development for several years, until a public beta began on January 28, 2013. It was officially released on May 9, 2013.

New features:

Scratch 1.4

Scratch 1.4
Main article: Scratch 1.4

Released officially on July 19, 2009.

New features:

  • New blocks for string handling.
  • The Ask () and Wait block (asks for input from the user).
  • A new boolean block for lists, () Contains (), which checks if the list has a certain item into it.
  • The webcam can now be used to take pictures, to use them in sprites and backgrounds.
  • There are some "hidden" blocks under the Motion category, for use with the LEGO WeDo Robotics kit.
  • Modified GUI.
  • A new stage mode, added to presentation mode and regular mode: Small stage mode.
  • A revised color picker in the paint editor.
  • Various minor changes as well.

Scratch 1.3

Scratch 1.3
Main article: Scratch 1.3

Released officially on September 2, 2008.

New features:

  • Variables can handle strings (non-digit text)
  • Lists (ways of storing multiple pieces of information in one place).
  • Comments (small rectangles that can have text typed into them — they can attach to blocks) were added.
  • Given fonts are replaced with the fonts from the user's computer.
  • If () Then, Repeat, and Forever blocks automatically wrap around block stacks when dragged over them.
Note Note: This version introduced the Disappearing Text Bug.

Scratch 1.2

Scratch 1.2
Main article: Scratch 1.2

Released officially on December 7, 2007.

New features:

The beta had:

Scratch 1.1

Scratch 1.1
Main article: Scratch 1.1

Released officially May 2007.

New features:

  • A new Windows installer
  • Repeat Until () block
  • The Cap Block shape was added
  • A single sprite can now play multiple notes at once (i.e. chords) (previously, a sprite could play only one note at a time)
  • Clicking to the left or right of the knob on a slider to change the number by a small amount is now supported
  • Tags can now be added to projects when sharing (when the "Share!" button is clicked)
  • Support for the optional Scratch Sensor Board has been improved

Scratch 1.0

Scratch 1.0
Main article: Scratch 1.0

Released on January 8, 2007, this was the first version of Scratch available to the public. This version began the 1.x series.

New features: Although it had been in private development for a long while, everything was new to the public. Changes from the previous beta include:

Earlier Versions

An early version of Scratch from 2004.
Main article: Development of Scratch 1.0

The development of Scratch 1.0 spanned from 2003 to 2007 and included several different interfaces and experiments with different blocks and features. It spanned several versions, from Scratch 0.1 to the November 2006 beta for educators.

References