Read on after the announcement.
macOS Monterey released on October 25
Every year Apple releases a major update for its Mac computers. This year is macOS Monterey and now we finally know when we can download and install the new version. Next week on October 25 When the time comes, Monterey is available as an update in System Preferences > Software Update. The release brings a slew of new features and improvements to your Mac, including Focus, the new Commands app, Safari, and Universal Controls.
macOS Monterey was already launched during WWDC It was announced in June, but it first went through a testing phase with a total of ten beta versions. Now (hopefully) all bugs are fixed and everyone can install macOS Monterey.
These Macs support macOS Monterey
Do you have a Mac that now runs on macOS Big Sur? Then there is a very good chance that you will also be able to install Monterey in the future. Check out the list below for a complete overview. You can easily find out which Mac you have by going to System Preferences > About This Mac.
- iMac: Late 2015 or later
- iMac Pro: 2017 or later
- MacBook: Early 2016 or later
- MacBook Air: Early 2015 or later
- MacBook Pro: Early 2015 or later
- Mac mini: Late 2014 or later
- Mac Pro: Late 2013 or later
This is new!
An innovation Mac OS Monterey It is universal control. This allows you to control almost all of your Apple devices at the same time with a single mouse and keyboard. For example, drag a photo from your iPad directly into a Pages document. Your iPad only needs to be near your Mac for that.
Furthermore, the Assignments app is coming to the Mac and FaceTime is making a huge improvement. You get the option to invite anyone to make a FaceTime call, including people who have a Windows or Android device. You can also use AirPlay on your Mac from your iPhone and iPad. Useful if you want to bring your Netflix series into the bigger picture of your iMac.
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