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Automatic version bumping for Keep-a-Changelog style Changelog files.

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A command line tool for bumping Changelogs that follow the Keep A Changelog standard.


pip install kac


Run kac in the same directory as your Changelog, or pass the filepath as an argument. By default, kac looks for a file called (case-insensitive).


Assuming you have a Changelog file at v3.6.2 name in your current directory.

  1. Run kac
    $ kac
  2. Choose a bump version
    ? Please select a new version (currently v3.6.2)  (Use arrow keys)
     » v3.7.0
  3. Confirm version bump (Y / Enter)
    ? Bump Changelog to v3.7.0? (Y/n)
  4. Changelog bumped
    Changelog bumped to v3.7.0!


  • Assumes you have changes in the "Unreleased" section
  • Only works for semver
  • Only supports versions in the MAJOR.MINOR.PATCH format. A beta version ending in -beta, for example, will fail.


  • [ ] Add tests
  • [ ] Add support for generating an empty Changelog template
  • [ ] Undo bump
  • [ ] Support labels for pre-release and build metadata

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