In Cupertino they go full steam ahead. The engineers in charge of developing and debugging the different software for all Apple devices work tirelessly. If yesterday they released new betas of the latest test versions of current software (see the fifth beta of macOS Monterey 12.5 in the case of Macs), today they are going to release a new beta of the future macOS Ventura.
So just half an hour ago, Apple has released for all developers the third beta of macOS 13 Venturathis year’s new macOS that was unveiled at WWDC 2022 and will be released to all users this fall.
Only two weeks after the second beta of macOS Ventura was released in Cupertino, the third beta was released just an hour ago, for all developers who want to try it out.
These registered developers can now download the third beta through the Apple Developer Center and, once the proper profile is installed, beta versions will become available through the software update mechanism in System Preferences.
A Ventura loaded with novelties
macOS Ventura comes loaded with a lot of new features that will undoubtedly be of great pleasure to users. One of them is Stage Manager, a new feature that allows users to focus on one task while keeping other apps ready for easy switching between tasks. Continuity Camera is also included, so you can use iPhone as a webcam for your Mac.
It also includes Handoff for FaceTime so you can transfer calls between iPhone, iPad, and Mac at will, and now Messages supports features to mark an iMessage as unread, stop sending an iMessage, and mark as unread. SharePlay now also works in the Messages app.
The application Mail supports scheduling and deleting emails up to 10 seconds after they’re sent, and Weather and Clock apps are now available on the Mac. System Preferences has been renamed System Settings and has an iOS-like layout , very different from the traditional Macs.
and the browser Safari It also undergoes some modifications. With macOS Ventura supports shared tab groups and Apple is working on Passkeys, a next generation credential that replaces the password. There’s also new Spotlight, the Photo Library has new features, and the Metal 3 graphics system is included in macOS Ventura for better 3D graphics in triple-A games.
Without a doubt, a lot of new features that at the moment can only be tested by authorized Apple developers in the current beta test versions. For the rest of mortals, the final version we will have it available sometime this fall. Have to wait…