After several months of testing, Apple has launched macOS 13 Adventurethe new stable version of its operating system for PCs (only for Macs, of course) and an update with quite a few novelties to its credit, although without anything revolutionary because what was not known, was intuited, and that is that what is not An improvement from the previous version, it comes directly from iOS.
“Anything you do with the Mac is much better with macOS Ventura,” the apple company advanced without any surprise, given that you have to sell the benefits of any new release worth its salt. This is the third version after the visual revamp that macOS 11 Big Sur and macOS 12 Monterey brought, and the same was done with the previous ones.
That said, it is normal and expected: that a new version is better than the previous one and, if possible, that it does so without generating more problems than it solves (Ahem! Windows) and with novelties that deserve it and that contribute something. In that sense, it seems that macOS 13 complies, because it is more an upgrade increment than a disruptive one like it was, at least on a visual level, Big Sur.
Of the new features of macOS Ventura we already realized at the time and, as mentioned, they are made up of a mix between what improves previous versions of macOS and what comes ported from iOS 16, not in vain this has been for years Apple’s flagship platform, whose convergence with the desktop has not yet materialized, but it is going that way.
Thus, in macOS 13 we find improvements in applications such as Spotlight, instant messaging, image management through iCloud; premieres a visual window organizer that is perhaps the most prominent functional novelty of this release; Get better at integrating an iPhone and a Mac with the Continuity Camera… Check out the link above to see it all in more detail.
Or upgrade your Mac, as long as it’s included in the models that receive macOS 13 Ventura, which isn’t all, but a few stories. This is the list of teams that opt to upgrade to this version:
- Mac from late 2017 onwards.
- Mac Pro from 2019 onwards.
- 2017 iMac Pro.
- Mac mini from 2018 onwards.
- MacBook Air from 2018 onwards.
- MacBook from 2017 onwards.
Although, obviously, it is the new devices with Apple Silicon that are going to enjoy this update the most.