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Beta Test

A test of a product by outside users before the product goes into mass production. That is, a beta test occurs after an internal alpha test but before a product is produced in large quantities for consumers. The term is used most often in software development.
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The registering and installation of this beta version gives the users the right to find and submit bug reports to Apple's bug tracker.
The purpose of releasing the Beta version is to test the servers and other configuration in the multiplayer game.
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Available immediately through BitDefender's web site, the beta version of BitDefender 10 Internet Security for Microsoft Vista includes a full suite of Internet security features, including anti-virus, anti-spam, anti-spyware, firewalls and parental control.
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