Help us test upcoming client releases!

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We are looking for testers for upcoming client releases! The new Android App version is on its way, we’ve just built the pre-release of the new Desktop client, and we need you folks to give it a try. We want to make sure they are really stable before they can be fully released.

What's new?

Desktop client

This new version ( 2.3.0 RC1 ) brings some nice improvements:
  • decreased memory and CPU usage
  • you can now easily deny or allow the sync of external storages
  • public share links can now be transferred to your standard mail client directly after creation
  • improved error messages for users
You can download versions for Windows and Mac here, find sources here and report issues here.

Android Client

We also released a new version (1.4.2 RC4) of our Android Client:
  • Auto Upload (Android 6+)
  • Auto Upload improvements and fixes
  • Fix for Android permissions (removed read phone state permission)
  • Fix re-upload of files
You can download the test client on Google Play Store or F-Droid and report issues on Github.

If you are a Snapchat user, you should be able to automatically back-up your files from Snapchat. Try out and join the conversation about Snapchat backups on the forums!

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For those looking for linux packages it might make sense to compile this for testing, tough we wouldn’t mind if packagers made some testing packages available. See also the discussion about the beta.

Appcrash at uninstalling last version:

Install worked as expected

Works fine under Windows 10.

Finally works under macOS. No more SSL problems. Thanks!

help file missing goes to

shows file not found.

Can anyone explain what this means? With the windows desktop client how do you do this?

Upgrade windows desktop client (on windows 10) from latest stable to 2.3.0 RC1 done without any issue. Reconnecting and syncing worked well. Thanks!

I like to test extensively the linux client when he is in the repos! I have no Windows or Android. So I test the linux client as .deb or .rpm package gladly

There are no official rpm or deb packages. There are 3rd-party repos (Linux distribution packages for the desktop clients - help out!) but I don’t know if they provide testing packages as well.

This problem is tracked here:

Testing Android on ‘Oreo’ no issues so far. Very nice material design app. Feels very mature. Auto upload works.