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

Mar 22, 2019 ... 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 ...

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.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 ...

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 ... software is a type of computer program that is designed to run a computer's ...

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 ...

developer.apple.com/support/beta-software

Beta software, including previews and seeds, refers to a prerelease version of software that ... Always back up your Mac computer before installing beta software.

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, ...