Developers can now try out a third build of the macOS Monterey 12.5 beta on their Macs and MacBooks.
The latest builds can be downloaded from the Apple Developer Center for participants in the Developer Beta program, as well as via an over-the-air update for hardware already used for beta software. Public beta versions of the developer builds are usually issued within a few days of their counterparts, and can be acquired from the Apple Beta Software Program site.
So far, it seems the betas have taken the form of performance improvement and bug fix releases.
The build number for the third macOS 12.5 developer is 21G5046c, replacing the second, 21G5037d.
AppleInsider, and Apple itself, strongly advise users avoid installing beta software on to "mission-critical" or primary devices, due to the small possibility of data loss or other issues. Instead, testers should install betas onto secondary or non-essential devices, and to ensure there are sufficient backups of important data before updating in the first place.