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Beta Releases

Electron 19.0.0-beta.4 2022-05-05T16:04:16Z ()

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

This release is published to npm under the beta tag and can be installed via npm install electron@beta, or npm install electron@19.0.0-beta.4.

Release Notes for v19.0.0-beta.4

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where BrowserWindow#isFocused() was returning false when blur() was called on macOS. #34031 (Also in 17, 18)
  • Fixed an issue with the app.requestSingleInstanceLock() API where it would sometimes hang. #34071 (Also in 18)

Other Changes

  • Updated Chromium to 102.0.5005.27. #33932

Electron 19.0.0-beta.3 2022-05-02T20:12:19Z ()

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

This release is published to npm under the beta tag and can be installed via npm install electron@beta, or npm install electron@19.0.0-beta.3.

Release Notes for v19.0.0-beta.3

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where mixed-case extension filters in file dialogs were ignored on Linux. #34015
  • Fixed the initialization of first party sets in the browser process. #34011

Electron 19.0.0-beta.2 2022-04-29T15:44:31Z ()

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

This release is published to npm under the beta tag and can be installed via npm install electron@beta, or npm install electron@19.0.0-beta.2.

Release Notes for v19.0.0-beta.2

Features

  • Enabled systemPreferences.subscribe{Local|Workspace}Notification to take a null value for the event parameter. #33770 (Also in 18)

Fixes

  • Fixed the initialization of First Party Sets. #33972
  • [Mac] Fixed Partition Alloc related crash in pre-BigSur (macos <= 10.15). #33966 (Also in 18)

Electron 19.0.0-beta.1 2022-04-28T20:29:56Z ()

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

This release is published to npm under the beta tag and can be installed via npm install electron@beta, or npm install electron@19.0.0-beta.1.

Release Notes for v19.0.0-beta.1

Features

  • Fixed an issue where the PDF Viewer would fail if a user attempted to reload. #33712 (Also in 18)

Other Changes

  • Updated Chromium to 102.0.4999.0. #33848

Electron 18.0.0-beta.6 2022-03-24T18:36:03Z ()

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

This release is published to npm under the beta tag and can be installed via npm install electron@beta, or npm install electron@18.0.0-beta.6.

Release Notes for v18.0.0-beta.6

Features

  • Added nativeTheme.inForcedColorsMode API to allow detecting forced color mode. #33357 (Also in 15, 17)
  • Added support for more color formats in setBackgroundColor. #33364

Fixes

  • Fire 'show' event when a BrowserWindow is shown via maximize(). #33214 (Also in 16, 17)
  • Fix: initialize asar support in worker threads. #33396
  • Fixed an issue where BrowserView layout bounds where limited to it's visible bounds. #33399 (Also in 17)
  • Fixed an issue where new bounds set via setBounds was not correctly applied if the user was moving or resizing the window concurrently on Windows. #33375
  • Fixed broken event loop in renderer process when process reuse is enabled on windows platform. #33361 (Also in 16, 17)
  • Fixed slowness when using child_process.spawn and related methods on macOS Big Sur and newer. #33407 (Also in 17)
  • Fixed the IncrementCapturerCount regression introduced by 13.0.0-beta.21. #33371
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