Zerene Stacker

Zerene Stacker Beta Testing Downloads

Looking for an explanation of how our “beta channel” works? See HERE for an explanation.

Note: Because these beta versions are downloaded relatively few times, they are sometimes not recognized as known good software by anti-malware packages. You may have to override your anti-malware's behavior of refusing to run unrecognized software.

If you have other security concerns about the beta installers, please see How To Validate A Download.

Current beta is:

  • macOS (Intel cpu): ZS-MacOSX-SA-T2021-02-16-2045-beta.zip, downloads as a .zip file that automatically expands into an application bundle named ZereneStacker (.app).
    This is the recommended bundle for modern Intel Macs running macOS 10.14 or above. It is self-contained and includes its own Java 11 runtime environment.
    Length 45,908,436 bytes
    MD5 checksum a2f94359812dc68a63f95b51e3a7fc0d
    SHA-1 checksum ac0a09a441db8df0cf364c7f490b2441abc305f7
  • macOS (M-series ARM cpu): ZS-MacOSX-ARM-SA-T2021-02-16-2045-beta.zip, downloads as a .zip file that automatically expands into an application bundle named ZereneStacker (.app).
    This is the recommended bundle for modern Macs with ARM cpu (“Apple silicon”). It is self-contained and includes its own ARM-native Java 11 runtime environment. Rosetta is required for the launch program and a few helper programs – so macOS will report the package as “Intel” – but all the heavy computation runs ARM-native.
    Length 45,018,464 bytes
    MD5 checksum 8cb234b90f175964b63b649f0dfc9269
    SHA-1 checksum 2cd229d01432b157007f186e538e7124b3008a09
  • macOS (interim): ZS-MacOSXinterim-SA-T2021-02-16-2045-beta.zip, downloads as a .zip file that automatically expands into an application bundle named ZereneStacker (.app).
    This bundle is suitable for Macs running macOS 10.9 through 10.14. It is self-contained and includes its own Java runtime environment.
    Length 52,526,543 bytes
    MD5 checksum 9d9f76e8d946aba36744a24b3a4444a4
    SHA-1 checksum
  • Mac OS X (old): ZS-MacOSXold-SA-T2021-02-16-2045-beta.zip, downloads as an application bundle named ZereneStacker (.app).
    This bundle is not self-contained. It requires a Java runtime environment installed by Apple, and will prompt for installation of Java if one is not already installed. It runs as 64-bit where the processor and operating system support it, and as 32-bit otherwise.
    Length 8,647,300 bytes
    MD5 checksum b57f0c1d93030707bb07faf01af42c95
    SHA-1 checksum

Note: On Macintosh and Linux, if you already have Zerene Stacker installed and are downloading a new version to update it, then you need to manually move the old version to trash, and move or rename the new version to replace it. Otherwise both versions will continue to be available, and you will run whichever one you happen to click on. For further information, see the FAQS on “Installing and Updating”. On Mac, when trashing out the old version, do NOT allow any third party uninstaller or cleanup applications like “AppCleaner” to run. In their enthusiasm to eliminate files that they think are not used, they're likely to also delete files you really do need, like your license key and Zerene Stacker configuration files.

This T2021-02-16-2045-beta is functionally equivalent to the immediately previous T2021-02-08-2031-beta. The build number has been updated to match the current full release.

Please immediately inform support@zerenesystems.com if you encounter any difficulties or odd behavior with this beta version. Be sure to send a console log if appropriate – instructions for that are provided HERE.

A complete list of modifications can be read in the Modification History.

stacker/softwaredownloads/currentbeta.txt · Last modified: 2021/02/21 04:29 by rjlittlefield
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