How to switch to the dev channel

The auto-updater in the MuseIDE launcher can pull updates from one of two channels: stable or dev. By default, of course, it pulls from the stable channel. If you want to get new features as I work on them, you can switch to the dev channel easily.

First, shut down MuseIDE and find the .muse folder inside your home folder. E.g. C:\Users\Chris\.muse

Edit the channels.properties file with a text editor and save these contents (create the file if needed):

stable=https://museide.s3.amazonaws.com/releases/ide/app.xml
dev=https://museide.s3.amazonaws.com/releases/ide-dev/app.xml

Next, edit the channel.properties file with a text editor and save these contents (create the file if needed):

selected=dev

Restart MuseIDE. When it updates, it will pull the latest updates from the dev channel, if there are any. You can switch back to the stable channel by editing the channel.properties file to:

selected=stable

Enjoy!

Chris

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