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Local Beta 6.5.1

Download Local 6.5.1 (Beta) for Intel MacOS

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Download Local 6.5.1 (Beta) for Apple Silicon MacOS

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Download Local 6.5.1 (Beta) for Windows

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Download Local 6.5.1 (Beta) as Linux deb (Ubuntu, Debian, Mint)

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Download Local 6.5.1 (Beta) as Linux rpm (Fedora, Red Hat Linux, CentOS)

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What’s New in Local 6.5.1


  • Local now offers fully native builds for Apple silicon machines! Users with these machines should see improved performance. Applicable users can download this build from our releases page.
  • The “Preferred” environment within Local has been updated to PHP 8.1.
  • PHP 7.4 and PHP 8.0 patch versions have been merged in the Local UI. Local will automatically apply the PHP patch upgrade to sites the next time they are started.
  • Local’s Preferences can be easily accessed from the user avatar icon in addition to the existing File menu.

Bug fixes

  • Updated code signing of all of the bundled services that ship with Local to be signed by WP Engine. Mismatches in signing had caused issues on MacOS.
  • Media uploads for sites using Apache on Windows should now be possible
  • Custom file exclusion filters should now work properly
  • Downloading a service should no longer break the Marketplace installed addons
  • Windows sites using PHP >8.0 should no longer have any default plugins
  • Windows trust button should now properly display the trusted status
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