This page gives you the latest updates about the Mr Beam Software Channels.


It's meant to be updated constantly. So come back frequently when you're using our beta channel.



Hint: While you're on the beta channel in the Mr Beam Software, you can always check the latest updates on this page by clicking on the "BETA" label in the software.






What's currently new in Mr Beam Beta Channel:


Release v0.11.0b3 MrBeam Plugin:

  • Fixed:
    • Unexpected maintenance parameters reset


Release v0.11.0b0 MrBeam Plugin:

This is a two step update, after the update and a restart a new update will show up, this needs to be installed as well.

  • Fixed:
    • Showing text elements error message, though the text elements are empty
    • An error that prevented the Mr Beam Software to start
  • Implemented:

    • Improved release process. Switched from commit based releases to version based releases


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


Release v0.10.2 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

  • 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 MrBeam Plugin:

  • Fixed:
    • The issue of getting burn marks while lasering 

    • An issue with iobeam update not being done properly on some devices

  • Implemented:
    • Added a warning not to remove the laser head while the device is on


Release v0.9.16 MrBeam Plugin:

  • Fixed some reported issues while dealing with SVG designs
  • Fixed a broken link to download the software update stick
  • Fixed a rare issue of pop up window not showing after laser job is done


What's new in the stable channel:


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


Release v0.10.1 MrBeam Plugin:

  • Fixed:
    • The issue of getting burn marks while lasering

    • An issue with iobeam update not being done properly on some devices

  • Implemented:
    • Added a warning not to remove the laser head while the device is on


Release v0.9.16 MrBeam Plugin:

  • Fixed some reported issues while dealing with SVG designs
  • Fixed a broken link to download the software update stick
  • Fixed a rare issue of pop up window not showing after laser job is done