Camel 2.6.0 release

New and Noteworthy

Welcome to the 2.6.0 release which approx 297 issues resolved (new features, improvements and bug fixes such as...)

New Enterprise Integration Patterns

New Components


New Annotations

New Data Formats

New Languages

New Examples

New Tutorials

API breaking

Known Issues

Important changes to consider when upgrading

Starting with camel-2.7.0 we are dropping support for java 1.5, spring 2.5.6 and junit 3. These technologies may still be supported for a short while on a 2.6.x branch depending on the community interest. See Camel 2.7 - Roadmap.

Getting the Distributions

Binary Distributions


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Windows Distribution

Unix/Linux/Cygwin Distribution



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Source Distributions


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Source for Windows

Source for Unix/Linux/Cygwin



Getting the Binaries using Maven 2

To use this release in your maven project, the proper dependency configuration that you should use in your Maven POM is:


SVN Tag Checkout

svn co


For a more detailed view of new features and bug fixes, see: