On this page you will find the latest updates on the Mr Beam  Beta  and  Stable  Software channel


This should be constantly updated. Check back here often if you use our beta channel.



Tip:  To get faster access to software channel news directly from the Mr Beam software, you can now click the "BETA" label in the software.





What's currently new in Mr Beam Beta Channel:


Release v0.12.0b1 MrBeamPlugin:

  • Fixed:
    • Switching to some languages breaks the interface
  • Implemented:

    • Make the 2-step update notification always show on the intermediate version

    • Adding log rotation for buster images


Release v0.12.0b0 MrBeamPlugin:

  • Fixed:
    • SVG text elements not being engraved
    • Adding an MRB file created via Quicktext shows an error
    • Using Quicktext outlines and fillings together is erroneous
  • Implemented:

    • QuickText outline option

    • QuickShape line option

    • Laser head pointer dragging option

    • Job time is estimated before slicing


Release v0.11.0b5 MrBeamPlugin:

  • Fixed:
    • Fix German Translations 
  • Implemented:

    • Add support for PEP440 in the MrBeam Plugin


Release v0.11.0b4 MrBeamPlugin:

  • Fixed:
    • Minor bug fixes and enhancements
    • Beta label not showing in beta channel
    • Some texts were not lasered correctly and crashed the device
    • Partly double engraving
  • Implemented:

    • Material setting for marker spray


Release v0.11.0b3 MrBeam Plugin:

  • Fixed:
    • Unexpected maintenance parameters reset


What's new in the stable channel:


Release v0.11.0 MrBeam Plugin:

  • Fixed:

    • Showing text elements error message, though the text elements are empty

    • An error that prevented the Mr Beam Software to start

    • Beta label not showing in beta channel

    • Some texts were not lasered correctly and crashed the device

    • Partly double engraving

    • Fix German Translations

    • Minor bug fixes and enhancements

  • Added:

    • Improved release process


Release v0.10.5 MrBeam Plugin:

  • Fixed:

    • Minor bug fixes and enhancements


Release v0.10.4-hotfix.1 MrBeam Plugin:

  • Added:

    • The option to engrave on stainless steel material using Marker Spray


Release v0.10.4 MrBeam Plugin:

  • Fixed:
    • Frontend Analytics were not sent to the backend if Analytics is enabled

    • The Version of Octoprint was not added to Analytics if Analytics is enabled

    • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.


Release v0.10.3 MrBeam Plugin:

  • Fixed:

    • Design store error notification to show multiple times for the same error

    • Quick text duplicates cannot be edited

    • Have to Verify user account  every time trying to access the Design Store after every reload for the Mr Beam page

    • The issue where the SD card is run out of space after some time of usage

  • Implemented:

    • Software update Logs only has one color for more simplicity

    • Drag and Drop a design file to the working area or the design library directly to upload and use


Release v0.10.1-hotfix.2 MrBeam Plugin:

  • Fixed:
    • The issue where some users are not able to use their Inkscape SVG designs after updating to v0.10.1-hotfix.1


Release v0.10.1-hotfix.1 MrBeam Plugin:

  • Fixed:
    • The issue where the SD card is run out of space after some time of usage