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
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