version number

Definitions

Computing

Electronics

  • The numbers, letters, and/or words which identify a specific version of a given program or software package. For example, 1.0, 5.01a, or 2004b beta build #1111. Changes in whole numbers usually imply significant modifications, while fractions, letters, or builds often identify versions which correct bugs, provide minor enhancements, or the like. Also called release version number, or program version.
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