The previous release of MySQL Connector 8.0.11 caused confusion
for many users because its lack of support for Windows 32-bit
platform, which is still very popular.
The main reason for it was the change in the MySQL Server 8.0 and
MySQL client 8.0 library design, which regarded the Windows
32-bit platform as obsolete. Unfortunately, it had a far reaching
adverse impact on the family of MySQL Connectors based on
libmysqlclient including MySQL Connector/ODBC.
We listened to the voice of the community and did our best to
bring back the 32-bit ODBC Driver for Windows to allow using it
in ASP, VB, 32-bit MS Office applications etc.
Now we are happy to announce the return of the fully featured
32-bit version of ODBC Driver 8.0 for Windows with the full
support for MySQL Server 8.0. The community version of the driver
will soon be available for public at the following address: