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-T2021-08-28-1410-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 17 runtime environment.
    Length 48,394,793 bytes
    MD5 checksum 5c163dcaf15625c7f570c7f4a0941204
    SHA-1 checksum 08e9c93e69047919aac0344b5e2223e4f19e72a3
  • macOS (M-series ARM cpu): ZS-MacOSX-ARM-SA-T2021-08-28-1410-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 17 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 47,196,860 bytes
    MD5 checksum 193905c19f18c4880ab6a7dffc8e4668
    SHA-1 checksum 2c0db59e1202b604d165e7d8a9d5bfddf4eb997d
  • macOS (interim): ZS-MacOSXinterim-SA-T2021-08-28-1410-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 52,540,018 bytes
    MD5 checksum db8c2e6b5da799c1c80d65cc2bbd109e
    SHA-1 checksum 19fa856320c2c017ac39ce272512525ed2a6be30
  • Mac OS X (old): ZS-MacOSXold-SA-T2021-08-28-1410-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 8,660,757 bytes
    MD5 checksum 55a52842a75e76cd73966f1147dc16c4
    SHA-1 checksum 5699f25077f536a676e2eb2943966bf40b329796

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.

Improvements

Compared to the previously announced T2021-08-10-1929-beta, this T2021-08-28-1410-beta is simply a re-build to match the identifier of the current production version.

This Build T2021-08-28-1410-beta is functionally equivalent to the current production version, Build T2021-08-28-1410.


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.

Immediately previous beta was:

stacker/softwaredownloads/currentbeta.txt · Last modified: 2021/08/31 20:58 by rjlittlefield
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