testflightApple today updated its developer news site to let developers know that TestFlight tester limits have been expanded. Starting today, developers can invite up to 10,000 users to beta test their iOS, watchOS, tvOS, and iMessage apps before the apps are released on the App Store.

Developers often use TestFlight to send out pre-release copies of apps to testers and members of the media to suss out bugs and usability issues ahead of the release of an app. TestFlight is simple to use, requiring just an email address to send out beta testing invites, which has made it popular with developers.

Now you can gain even more valuable feedback by inviting up to 10,000 users to beta test your apps before you release them on the App Store. TestFlight makes it simple to invite testers using just their email address and lets testers quickly provide feedback within the TestFlight app.

Prior to today, app developers were only allowed to invite up to 2,000 individuals to beta test apps using the TestFlight beta testing platform, a limit that was put in place in 2015. This is the first time the limit has been increased since then.

Top Rated Comments

OldSchoolMacGuy Avatar
86 months ago
Just out of interest, who needs such a large amount as 10k of these?
It'd be a great away to launch your own apps for your workforce without the need to install certificates.
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jhfenton Avatar
86 months ago
Just out of interest, who needs such a large amount as 10k of these?
Any large commercial app that wants a public beta test.
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TMRJIJ Avatar
86 months ago
Just out of interest, who needs such a large amount as 10k of these?
A huge commercial app that want a broader amount of testers. For example, Microsoft - Skype.
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Cosmosent Avatar
86 months ago
This is absolutely fantastic for Kickstarter projects with 10K unit limits ! Bravo Apple !
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jimthing Avatar
86 months ago
Just out of interest, who needs such a large amount as 10k of these?
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
TheWatchfulOne Avatar
86 months ago
It'd be a great away to launch your own apps for your workforce without the need to install certificates.
Builds distributed though TestFlight expire after 90 days, so you'd have to upload new one nearly every 3 months.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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