Apple on Monday introduced macOS Ventura, the latest version of the operating system to run on the Mac. Due for release this fall, macOS Ventura is currently available for developers, so we thought we’d take a deep dive to show it off MacRumors Read all the new features that are included in the update.
Our latest YouTube video showcases Stage Manager, FaceTime Handoff, Continuity Camera and more, with a full list of what’s covered in the video available below.
- post – Mail offers intelligent search suggestions more relevant to what you are looking for and there are options to undo an email message, schedule an email message, get a reminder to reply to an email and to track a message you send which does not receive a reply. Mail supports rich links and can notify you if you forgot to add an attachment.
- headlight – Spotlight now supports previewing files with Quick Look (just press the spacebar) and includes rich results for Contacts, Actors, Musicians, Movies, TV Shows, Sports and more. You can also use Spotlight to search for text in images, and to find images by location, scene, and image content. Spotlight can also perform tasks like setting an alarm, activating focus, or running a shortcut.
- master key – Apple aims to replace passwords with passkeys, a next-generation authentication technology. Passkeys use a two-key system, with one key stored on the device and authenticated via Face ID and Touch ID. You have one master key per login, and the master keys are synced across all your devices and are accessible on non-Apple devices as well. It is almost impossible to phish or steal passkeys, preventing unwanted access to online accounts.
- Shared Tab Groups – Safari Tab Groups can now be shared with friends or family so you can bookmark websites together to plan trips, work on projects and more. Everyone has access to the added tabs, and the tab groups are immediately updated for all participants.
- stage manager – Stage Manager is a new multitasking feature that organizes your apps and windows into a single view, allowing you to focus on your main app while quickly switching between apps as needed.
- FaceTime handover – Handoff supports FaceTime so you can start a FaceTime call on iPhone and transfer it to Mac and vice versa.
- continuity camera – With Continuity Camera, an iPhone can be used as a webcam for a Mac. It works seamlessly and offers nice features like special lighting and a desktop view so you can show what you’re doing on your desktop. It also supports Center Stage to keep you in the picture as you move around the room.
- Redesigned system settings – System Settings is now System Settings and the design is more like the iOS Settings app. There’s a sidebar that lists all the available settings, making it easier to get to the settings you want without having to switch between settings.
- Clock and Weather Apps – Apple brought the iOS clock and weather apps to the Mac for the first time. The apps are identical to those available on the “iPhone” and iPad.
macOS Ventura is currently restricted to developers, but Apple plans to provide a public beta in July. The operating system will be presented to the public this fall.
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