A beta version is
basically a test version of a software program. The
program has been written, and the author(s) think that it is probably
bug free, but they aren't 100% sure. So they release a test verison.
Sometimes the test verison is open to the public, sometimes just to
In any event, if
you download a pre-release or beta verison of a
program, keep in mind that, since it is a test version, you may
encounter problems. These problems are generally isolated to the
program, but it may accidently cause damage to other software on your
machine (especially shared files). So, beta test at your own risk!
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