Download Joomla 2.5.0 RC1
Joomla 2.5 RC 1 is available now. It’s the latest release of Joomla yet, but it is meant for testing purposes only and it is not recommended for live Joomla sites. As for a security release of the Joomla CMS, it is expected on the 24th of January 2012.
We are sharing the news about the availability of Joomla 2.5 RC 1 so that users could test it and report all bugs to developers who will get the bugs fixed before the security release is launched. Also, once you download Joomla 2.5 RC 1 you can see what it’s like to upgrade your sites from Joomla 1.7 to Joomla 2.5.0.