The build ID in Foldit contains information about the version, or build, of the Foldit client.
The build ID is displayed in the General Options menu, which offers a "Copy" button to copy the build ID to the clipboard.
A typical build ID looks like this:
This build ID contains the following information:
- 20170210 - the date the client was built - 10 February 2017 in this example
- 55c03a4ae1 - a unique identifier for the build
- win_x86 - the operating system for the build
- devprev - the Update Group for the build - devprev or "developer preview" in this example