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GRASS GIS 7.8.7 released

What’s new in a nutshell

GRASS GIS 7.8.7 GUI in dark mode

As a follow-up to the previous GRASS GIS 7.8.6 we have published the new release GRASS GIS 7.8.7 with more than 40 fixes mostly focused on the addon installation module g.extension and Python 3.10 related errors in the graphical user interface (GUI). Furthermore, changes to the internal libgis allowing to recover the last changed date in the manual pages of core modules and addons has been backported from newer GRASS GIS versions.

The overview of features in the 7.8 release series is available at new features in GRASS GIS 7.8. See also our detailed announcement with the full list of changes and bugs fixed at https://github.com/OSGeo/grass/releases/tag/7.8.7.

Binaries/Installer download:

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 or as backend for other software packages such as QGIS and R geostatistics 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).

The GRASS Development Team, Feb 2022