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This is Yusamac205. I have been going through all of these different links that are supposed to download Blender 2.79 beta. But am unable to do it.

Here are the links I have tried, with the explanation why they do not work:

https://builder.blender.org/
This site even tells you that you will be downloading Blender 2.78

http://download.blender.org/release/Blender2.79/
This site says that you will download Blender 2.79. But when I download it, it shows Blender 2.78.

https://developer.blender.org/
This site is confusing and does not seem to have any Blender 2.79 downloads.

https://miikahweb.com/en/blender/builds
Does not have anything beyond Blender 2.71.

http://graphicall.org/
This site does not provide Blender 2.79.

Where can I get Blender test builds?
I got a lot of the links that do not work from this question.

Find and Install Current Blender Release
None of those links work either

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    $\begingroup$ The reason it shows 2.78 is because it's not an official release. A quick way to tell that you have 2.79 is by looking at the Render Layers tab in the Property panel. If you see Denoiser at the bottom, it's 2.79. $\endgroup$
    – bertmoog
    Jul 25, 2017 at 17:51

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A release candidate can be downloaded at https://builder.blender.org/download/

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From the release Notes:

As the 2.79 is an important release before the transition to the 2.8 series, please help Blender by testing the available builds and reporting possible issues.

Compatibility Warning

When using add-ons in Blender 2.79 that take advantage of the new data-block pointer properties, the resulting .blend files can't be opened in earlier versions of Blender. Attempting to open such .blend files in Blender 2.78c and earlier may crash.

Where should I report bugs? Read this

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  • $\begingroup$ Thank you so much @cegaton. You are priceless to the Blender Stack Exchange community. $\endgroup$ Aug 8, 2017 at 17:04
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Just enter this link in your browser and it'll auto-download it for you! https://download.blender.org/release/Blender2.79/blender-2.79-testbuild2-windows64.zip

If you're not a Windows user, download the suitable version for you from here: https://download.blender.org/release/Blender2.79/

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