The major version of Madagascar, stable version 4.0, has been released. The main change is the switch to SCons-4.0 and the added support for deep learning and other enhancements of the Python interface. The new version also features 20 new reproducible papers and other enhancements.

According to the SourceForge statistics, the previous stable distribution has been downloaded about 12,000 times. The top country (with 36% of all downloads) was USA, followed by China, Germany, Brazil, and India.

The total cumulative number of downloads for the stable version of Madagascar has reached 65 thousand. The current development version continues to be available through Github.