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Magento 2.4.6 has been launched on March 2023. It features scalability and performance enhancements, over 300 quality fixes and updated core composer dependencies and third-party libraries. 

In this guide, you'll learn how to download Magento 2.4.6 and what important changes this version contains.

Download Magento 2.4.6

Version Release Date Link
2.4.6 March 2023 Download Magento

Magento 2 Download using Composer

Alternatively, you can download Magento using the following composer commands. But note that this could take a while and requires a composer. Please make sure that you use the proper composer version, check Magento 2 System Requirements.

composer create-project --repository-url= magento/project-community-edition magento 2.4.6
cd magento
composer install

Note: all our Magento 2 extensions are already compatible with Magento 2.4.6.

Magento 2.4.6 Release Notes

Magento gets' better with each version. So 2.4.6. definitely has a lot to offer. Let's dive into the most important platform updates.


For high performance Magento 2.4.6 introduces support for PHP 8.2 (PHP 8.1 will continue to be supported).

  • Composer 2.2.x support
  • OpenSearch 2.x support
  • Redis 7.0.x support
  • Compatibility with ElasticSearch 8.x and MariaDB 10.6
  • Updated outdated JS libraries and removed outdated dependencies


This release contains 8 security fixes, even though there are no confirmed attacks to date. Most of them are related to the admin panel since it's the first thing the attacker would target. So the following was improved: 

  • Use on VPN
  • Two-facto authentication
  • IP allowlisting
  • Password hygiene


Magento 2.4.6 is optimized to support your growing business requirements. There are plenty of improvements to the performance and scalability of your store. 

  • Improved product grid performance through a limited number of products displayed in a grid
  • Improved order processing on cloud infrastructure customers
  • Added options to improve operations performance if 100+ customer segments are involved
  • Improved import data performance through new PEST API endpoint (+100 000 reports/minute)


The Magento 2.4.6 release focuses on improving Braintree payments.

  • Added Braintree Pay Layer button and messages for Italy and Spain
  • Added Fraud protection and ACH webhooks to the Braintree payment method
  • Enabled Pay Later messaging with PayPal Vault

Page Builder

The biggest update is that you can use drag and drop to bulk import images into the gallery. This version of Magento is also compatible with Page Builder v1.7.3. 

Additionally, the dropdown, text field, and text area attributes are now available in the Page Builder product attribute list.


In the 2.4.6 release, Magento continues working on improving the Magento GraphQL experience.

  • Improved GraphQL category tree rendering performance
  • Improved response time of the bulk cart operations through GraphQL
  • Improves response time of some Magento APIs related to querying product categories with category permissions enabled
  • Customer queries now support order sorting

Looking forward to using the latest version of Magento? Update Magento 2 and benefit from better security, performance, scalability and payments.