Local Community

Local 5.3.1

Release Date: April 17th, 2020

Operating Systems: macOS, Windows, and Linux

Download Local 5.3.1 for macOS

  • SHA1: c0f00b66efa869a960c4c74480c0a9a7f3252c3c

Download Local 5.3.1 for Windows

  • SHA1: 1eb0a47abd19b823d2d4a5dc2619c7549db655dc

Download Local 5.3.1 as Linux deb (Ubuntu, Debian, Mint)

  • SHA1: b5d4ca6264f1cff8d9783f83acc61fc509de119e

Download Local 5.3.1 as Linux rpm (Fedora, Red Hat Linux, CentOS)

  • SHA1: c4369080e4b91948e2b33b40bad197af85169e70

This release first went through the Local Beta program. If you’re interested in helping test the latest and greatest features, improvements, and bug fixes, sign-up for the Local Beta program today!

What’s New in 5.3.1

:mag_right: Filtering is now available in the Connect tab!

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed auto-updater window resize issue.
  • Fixed typo in UI

What’s New in 5.3.0


  • Added in-app support form for all users connected to Flywheel
  • Added subject line field to in-app support form

API/Developer Improvements

  • @getflywheel/local now exports the service container from Local and all of its typings. With these improvements, you can add sites, delete sites, change site domains, and leverage other core services that Local uses.
  • Refreshing the browser window no longer reroutes back to the sites list


  • Removed “Virtual Machine” category from in-app support form
  • Clicking on the Start/Stop site icon in the sidebar no longer causes Local to navigate to the site’s Overview tab

Bug Fixes

  • Importing Local Exports that contain a WordPress multisite now correctly sets the multisite setting in Local
  • Fixed issue where Local wouldn’t work on Windows when running Local under a user that has an apostrophe in the username.
  • Fixed broken Flywheel login link