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January 8, 2013
ABOUT Steam Client Beta

Steam Client Beta Group

Welcome to the Steam Client Beta group.

Opting in to the Steam Client Beta lets you see the latest features before they're released. You can find out how to opt in to a beta here:

You can see the latest Client Beta updates on this group's announcement page. Join the group to get updates delivered to your Friend Activity feed.

Your testing and feedback is an enormous help! Please be sure to visit the discussions area and leave any feedback or bug reports you have:

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Latest Steam Client Beta updates
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Steam Client Beta - July 16th
  • Improvements to keyboard event tracking and audio latency in updated SDL build
  • Fixed Ctrl-F not focusing search box in library
  • Improved timeout logic when establishing initial connection from UI layer to steam client's API layer
  • Improved client startup performance
  • Improved file extension handling in save dialogs
  • Fixed broken thumbnail for screenshots from non-steam game shortcuts uploaded to steam, when viewed from another computer
  • Fixed a case that game server / server browser lists would re-fetch when only re-ping on existing list was requested
  • Fixed IME not working in Steam Overlay in some games.
  • Fixed blurriness in 3d effect when hovering and rotating trading cards.
  • Fixed some games with achievements showing as "No Achievements" when sorting grids or shelves by achievement percentage.
  • Fixed certain apps disappearing from Recent Games after a client restart.

Steam China
  • Fixed an issue preventing the user from entering a private content beta for a game, if that game had no public content betas

Game Recording
  • Improved thumbnail smoothness when mouse tracking across different highlights / regions on the timeline
  • Added a max framerate setting. Currently supports 30 or 60 fps.
  • Fixed issue preventing default .mp4 file extension from being applied to user saved files if the user did not type an extension along with the filename
  • Fixed a bug causing the live timeline edge to deviate from the actual live edge of the current recording
  • Fixed a bug that caused clips to lose their thumbnails when sent from one computer to another.
  • Fixed game timeline markers not being downloaded in rare cases.

Clock and Timer
  • New Clock app in the Steam Overlay that can optionally be pinned on top of games.
  • Improved Timer UI.

Big Picture
  • Add warnings to game recording overlay page when broadcasting / remote playing

Remote Play
  • Simplify encoding options to a hardware encoding enable checkbox

Steam Input
  • Fixed for SIAPI GetMotionData not returning any information on every controller but the first one plugged in.
  • Fix for Okami HD Brush and Fishing Rod game actions

  • Fixed a crash that could occur at exit while cleaning up websockets

  • Fixed issue preventing the hardware encoder enable setting from being honored

Note: This beta was re-released with additional changes:
  • Fixed save file dialog in overlay sometimes replacing part of the file name with the file extension.
  • Fixed an issue where demos would not show a play button after changing accounts.

Steam Client Beta - July 10th
  • Improved detection of Nintendo Switch Pro controller
  • Fixed a bug that could delete a workshop file if the file had failed a file validation check and had been reacquired
  • Fixed a bug that could cause some local screenshots not to appear in the media manager, if the user had few screenshots saved to steam
  • Fixed a bug that could leave some local screenshots undeleted after attempting to delete multiple at one time

Game Recording
  • Improvements to drag and scroll behaviors when finalizing the beginning and end of a clip
  • No longer warp the play head to the beginning/end of a clip when setting the beginning/end of a clip via the UI buttons
  • Fixed a bug where using the hotkey to add a user marker would drop the marker at the wrong location
  • Increase the minimum background recording time to 15 minutes, to give the user time to edit recent clips before the recorded video ages out
  • Added a warning to the user if game recording has been turned off to prioritize broadcasting
  • Ignore user marker shortcut key if game recording is disabled
  • Improved reliability of saving/renaming of .m4s video segment files when antivirus software locks the files temporarily
  • Added the ability to save a specific frame of a video as a steam screenshot
  • Improved default naming of clip files to improve readability and sortability. Steam will also scan game state descriptions to apply to default clip filename, if available
  • Fixed an exception thrown if the user canceled a clip save in the file picker dialog
  • Updated message displayed when there is no recent other session where the user can send a clip

  • Fixed a crash in gldriverquery when using latest nvidia graphics card drivers

  • Fixed Disk Write Errors sometimes occurring when updating games on macOS 13+.
  • Fixed Steam Overlay crash in some games using Metal rendering.
  • Fixed some UI issues in user login.

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