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Alpha Releases

Electron 17.0.0-alpha.6 2022-01-03T19:55:19Z ()

Note: This is an alpha release. Please file new issues for any bugs you find in it.

This release is published to npm under the alpha tag and can be installed via npm install electron@alpha, or npm install electron@17.0.0-alpha.6.

Release Notes for v17.0.0-alpha.6

Fixes

  • Fixed crash when playing media files on Windows 7/8 or macOS 10.11/10.12. #32214 (Also in 15, 16)
  • No Notes. #32244 (Also in 13, 14, 15, 16)

Electron 17.0.0-alpha.5 2021-12-16T00:19:52Z ()

Note: This is an alpha release. Please file new issues for any bugs you find in it.

This release is published to npm under the alpha tag and can be installed via npm install electron@alpha, or npm install electron@17.0.0-alpha.5.

Release Notes for v17.0.0-alpha.5

Fixes

  • Assertion failure happening in the showSaveDialogSync() code path has been fixed. (Fixes #31997). #32083 (Also in 14, 15, 16)
  • Fixed window.open not overriding parent's webPreferences. #32107 (Also in 16)
  • Fixed potential crash on Windows and Linux when using desktopCapturer.getSources. #32070 (Also in 16)
  • No Notes. #32198

Electron 17.0.0-alpha.4 2021-11-25T18:59:53Z ()

Note: This is an alpha release. Please file new issues for any bugs you find in it.

This release is published to npm under the alpha tag and can be installed via npm install electron@alpha, or npm install electron@17.0.0-alpha.4.

Release Notes for v17.0.0-alpha.4

Fixes

  • Fixed console windows from ELECTRON_RUN_AS_NODE instances. #31972 (Also in 16)
  • Fixed respecting aspect ratio when maximum size is set on BrowserWindow. #31958 (Also in 14, 15, 16)

Other Changes

  • Updated Chromium to 98.0.4706.0. #31982

Electron 17.0.0-alpha.3 2021-11-22T19:31:32Z ()

Note: This is an alpha release. Please file new issues for any bugs you find in it.

This release is published to npm under the alpha tag and can be installed via npm install electron@alpha, or npm install electron@17.0.0-alpha.3.

Release Notes for v17.0.0-alpha.3

Fixes

  • Fixed a potential issue when setting backgroundColor on BrowserViews. #31948 (Also in 14, 15, 16)

Electron 17.0.0-alpha.2 2021-11-18T17:57:52Z ()

Note: This is an alpha release. Please file new issues for any bugs you find in it.

This release is published to npm under the alpha tag and can be installed via npm install electron@alpha, or npm install electron@17.0.0-alpha.2.

Release Notes for v17.0.0-alpha.2

Fixes

  • Fixed a potential crash when importing media files or custom file types. #31884 (Also in 16)
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