Golden Master is a term used in the Microsoft products industry.

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Golden master is a stage in the software release cycle in which the final stage of development is complete and ready to be delivered to the customer or published commercially.The term “software products that have passed the entire production/development and testing phases” was first used by Apple Computers.

The golden master is the final version of the software.The golden master doesn’t require any further programming or testing and can be used easily.Digital signing might be required to make sure the software is legit.This version is usually sent to the manufacturing department, where it is duplicated into many copies.Most software companies and producers of software-enabled products use the term golden master or gone gold to indicate software that is ready to be delivered to end users.