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1.1. What is new in QGIS testing
This release of QGIS includes hundreds of bug fixes and many new features and enhancements, compared to QGIS 3.10. We recommend that you use this version over previous releases. For a list of new features, visit the visual changelogs at https://qgis.org/en/site/forusers/visualchangelogs.html.