en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Software_release_life_cycle

Developers may release either a closed beta also called ... of the WordVision word processor for the IBM PC for $49.95.

www.pcmag.com/encyclopedia/term/38567/beta-version

A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to try under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing inhouse and are ...

www.lifewire.com/what-is-beta-software-2625812

Aug 22, 2018 ... Beta software is either released to everyone (called an open beta) or a ... beta software runs alongside all the other tools that a computer or ...

www.opera.com/computer/beta

Upgrade your browser with Opera beta and Opera developer releases. Download at ... Opera for computers has a rapid, iterative development cycle. This means ...

techterms.com/definition/beta_software

Apr 5, 2013 ... Beta software refers to computer software that is undergoing testing and has not yet been officially released. The beta phase follows the alpha ...

www.makeuseof.com/tag/what-does-beta-software-really-mean

Oct 3, 2013 ... Every once in a while, you'll hear people talking about “beta releases”, “beta versions”, and “beta software”. Up until about five to ten years ago, ...

whatis.techtarget.com/definition/beta-test

This definition explains what beta testing is, how it's conducted and what its purpose is. ... For widely-distributed software, developers may make the test version ...

www.webopedia.com/TERM/A/alpha_version.html

A very early version of a software product that may not contain all of the features ... The second stage, called beta testing , generally involves a limited number of ...

blog.codinghorror.com/alpha-beta-and-sometimes-gamma

Jul 30, 2008 ... Based on the software release lifecycle page, and my personal ..... about the term beta software is that in the early days of computers, most ...