Local by Flywheel 2.0.7 (Pre-Release)


Pre-Release Date: August 15th, 2017
Operating Systems: macOS (High Sierra Beta is not supported) & Windows
Available via Auto Updater: TBD

Download Local by Flywheel 2.0.7 (Pre-Release) for macOS

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Download Local by Flywheel 2.0.7 (Pre-Release) for Windows

  • SHA1: 005fb6047c0789c70c8fc15bab5edc9b65d3fe7a

What’s New in 2.0.7


  • Windows: Faster Docker Volumes is here for Windows! Your sites on Windows should now load noticeably quicker. You can enable/disable Faster Docker Volumes in Preferences » Advanced.
  • Preferred Environment v1.1
    • PHP 7.1.7
    • WP-CLI 1.3.0
    • Config Changes
      • PHP Opcache is now properly enabled.
      • sendfile is now disabled in nginx to resolve a conflict with VirtualBox.
      • Increased PHP max_execution_time to 1200 seconds (20 minutes) to decrease the chance of a long-running process from timing out.
      • Enabled PHP’s display_errors and display_startup_errors to decrease the likelihood of a white screen without any info.


  • Right-click menu on sites and Windows menu no longer cause animations to stop.
  • Dev Mode now defaults to “On” for new installations of Local.

Third-party Dependencies

  • Updated VirtualBox to v5.1.26
  • Updated Docker to v17.06.0-ce
  • Updated Docker Machine to v0.12.2
  • Updated Electron to v1.7.5
  • Updated WordPress to 4.8.1

Speed Issues on Local Machine
Extremely Slow Performance on Windows 10
Local 2.01 VERY slow on my system
Slow Live Update with X-Theme
After Update Today, Stuck on "Starting Local Machine..."
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