The next version of macOS will to download beginning October 25th. Apple shared the release date alongside the new chips and a redesigned .

The macOS Monterey comes with notable improvements to FaceTime, including support for Spatial Audio, and the ability to use SharePlay to listen to music and watch videos with your friends. One of the biggest changes is the addition of , which allows users to seamlessly move back and forth between an iPad and a Mac. The feature, which builds one earlier Continuity updates, allows users to drag and drop files between multiple devices and type on an iPad from a MacBook keyboard. 

But both SharePlay and Universal Control, which in initial betas of macOS Monterey, will be arriving after the initial update “later this fall,” according to Apple.

The release also comes with a major update that’s at times been controversial due to significant changes to the tab bar and other key features. (The most recent beta brought back the tab bar by default after earlier versions of the update removed it.)


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Author Karissa Bell on date 2021-10-18 18:07:51