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To preview the latest Slack for Mac or Slack for Windows desktop app enhancements, you’re invited to try our beta! As a member of Slack’s beta community, you will automatically receive new builds of the Slack app before they become available to the public.
Download the beta
To download the beta for your operating system, follow the steps below:
Download beta. In your Downloads folder, double-click the Slack .dmg file.
Drag and drop the Slack app icon over to your Applications.
To launch Slack, simply double-click the Slack icon in your Applications folder.
The app will automatically check for updates and install the latest beta within 6 hours. You can also do this manually at any point by going to
Slack > Check for updates.
Download beta. In your Downloads folder, double-click the file called
SlackSetup. Installation will begin and the Slack app will automatically launch once installation is complete.
To open Slack when it’s not already in use, double-click the Slack icon on your Windows desktop.
Tell us what you think
All feedback is welcome and appreciated. Every little bit helps! Click
Help > Troubleshooting > Report issue in the app’s menu bar or send us a message at firstname.lastname@example.org. 📝
Opt out of the beta
If you change your mind after downloading the beta, you can choose to opt out at any time. To unsubscribe, follow these steps:
From your desktop, click your workspace name in the top left.
Select Preferences from the menu. Select
Advanced on the left side. Under
Release channel, click the dropdown menu and choose Production.