The release contains the JVM version of Kotlin compiler and also one native system dependent version for every major platform (Linux, macOS, and Windows). Those binaries are built with Excelsior JET AOT compiler (https://www.excelsiorjet.com/) and have faster startup time which is suitable for building small files or scripts.
Android Studio Compatibility
Please note that Kotlin 1.3.11 and its plugin are only compatible with AS 3.2.1, 3.3 RC2+ and 3.4 C6+
KT-28097AbstractMethodError for @JvmSuppressWildcards annotation used with coroutines
KT-28225Report a warning when comparing incompatible enums
KT-28389MPP IDE import does not recognize a dependency from a subproject to the root project
IDE. Inspections and Intentions
KT-28445"Redundant async" inspection does not work with release coroutines
KT-27632MPP IDE commonMain cannot see other commonMain types transitively which are exposed through a middle multiplatform module
KT-27946Late initialization based on contracts breaks Kotlin/JS in 1.3.0
.moduledependency is reported as error in the IDE after import
This release also includes the fixes and improvements from the previous releases.