Join Slack’s desktop app beta program

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

Mac (beta)

Windows (beta)

  1. First, download the Slack for Mac desktop app.
  2. Once the app is installed, go back to slack.com/beta/mac.
  3. Click Join our beta program.
  4. On the next screen, click Join the beta.
  5. A pop-up will appear to ask for permission to continue. Click Launch Application.
  6. You will receive a desktop notification that confirms your subscription to the beta. (If you are in Do Not Disturb, you won't see it.)
  7. 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.
  1. First, download the Slack for Windows desktop app.
  2. Once the app is installed, go back to slack.com/beta/windows.
  3. Click Join our beta program.
  4. On the next screen, click Join the beta.
  5. A pop-up will appear to ask for permission to continue. Click Launch Application.
  6. You will receive a desktop notification that confirms your subscription to the beta. (If you are in Do Not Disturb, you won't see it.)
  7. 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.


Tell us what you think

All feedback is welcome and appreciated. Every little bit helps! Click Help > Report Issue in the app’s menu bar, or send us a note at feedback@slack.com. 📝

Note: You can opt out of the beta anytime. Click Help > Report Issue and send us a request to unsubscribe.