en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Software_release_life_cycle

Developers release either a closed beta also called private ... 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.makeuseof.com/tag/what-does-beta-software-really-mean

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, beta releases  ...

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 ...

www.techopedia.com/definition/5418/betaware

Betaware is a pre-release software or application given to a selected group of users so that they can ... A betaware program may also be called a beta version.

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.quora.com/What-is-the-beta-version-of-an-application

A software release life cycle is the sum of the stages of development and maturity for a piece of computer software: ranging from its initial development to its ...

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 ...