beta software



  • noun software that has not finished all its testing before release and so may still contain bugs
  • noun of computer software in a version that is given to a few customers before the final version is put on sale


  • Software undergoing beta tests. Its abbreviation is betaware. Also called beta (3), beta version (1), or beta release (1).
  • abbreviationbetaware
  • synonymbeta release
  • synonymbeta version