Apple Seeds Introduces MacOS Monterey Tenth Beta to Developers
Apple today released the tenth beta of macOS Monterey, the latest version of the macOS operating system. The tenth beta comes a week after Apple released the ninth beta of macOS Monterey.
Registered developers can download the beta through Apple Developer Center and once the appropriate profile is installed, beta versions will be available through the software update mechanism in System Preferences.
MacOS Monterey will bring Universal Control, a feature that allows the use of a single mouse, a single touchpad and a single keyboard on multiple Mac or iPad devices, as well as a new AirPlay to Mac feature. Safari has been redesigned with a new tab bar with a toggle for two different designs and support for tab groups, and FaceTime has acquired spatial sound, Portrait mode on M1 Macs, and voice isolation to remove background noise. There is also a new SharePlay FaceTime feature that allows Apple users to watch TV, listen to music, and share their screens with each other.
Shared with you, a separate feature, keeps track of the music, links, podcasts, news, and photos people receive in Messages, highlighting them in relevant apps. Notes has a new Quick Note feature for jotting down thoughts, and collaboration is easier with mentions and an activity view.
IOS Shortcuts app is now available on Mac, and Focus helps users stay focused on their task by removing background distractions. There’s an updated Maps app with a whole host of new features, and with Live Text, Macs can now detect text in photos or provide details of animals, art, monuments, plants and more. still in the pictures.
Mail Privacy Protection hides IP and prevents tracking through web beacons, and iCloud Private Relay protects Safari browsing. There are many other new features in macOS Monterey, with a full rundown available in our macOS Monterey summary.