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Altium 21 Has Been Released 07 December 2020 – Version: 21.0.7 (build 178)

WhoKnewKnows , 12-08-2020, 06:06 PM
I've warned people in previous posts about the risk of adopting major releases immediately as they're available. This is an example. Altium 21 was just released. If you check for updates in Altium, it will likely show this (see screenshot).

The reality is that this is an open beta release. They don't mention this in the notice in the application.

WhoKnewKnows , 12-08-2020, 06:11 PM
It's best to go to the Altium web site and look at what's really being offered. If you're in the middle of a project, you may not want to risk upgrade to beta software.

This page takes a look at key features and technology enhancements available in the latest version of Altium Designer, providing a compact summary with link out to more detail in each case

robertferanec , 12-09-2020, 07:34 AM
WOW! You are right. This is so confusing. The update should not be there or it should clearly say, that it is beta. There is no AD21 yet, just beta:

WhoKnewKnows , 12-21-2020, 06:22 PM
Recently, they released 21.0.8 and it's not a beta.

Just look at all of these bugs we avoided by not diving in too early

WhoKnewKnows , 01-12-2021, 05:55 PM
OK y'all, 21.0.9 has been released. They're still fixin'

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