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What is the Beta Version of a Software?


Have you ever come across a beta version of a software?

Do you know what exactly it means?

The next step after the software is ready is testing the software.

There are two stages in software testing – alpha (α) testing and beta (β) testing.

Now, you might ask,what are these two testings?

Alpha testing: The team of developers performs alpha-testing to identify all possible bugs or issues in software. Alpha testing needs a lab environment and it is done by the internal testers.

It ensures that the developers appropriately meet the users’ requirements.

Beta testing is a type of acceptance testing. it is the final test before shipping a product to the customers. Moreover, Beta testing of a product is implemented by “real users” of the software application in a “real environment”.

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