macOS Sonoma
macOS Sonoma

macOS Sonoma arrives on September 26

What To Know

  • In accordance with the customary trajectory of desktop software enhancements, a significant portion of the improvements remains concealed beneath the surface.
  • While it may not rank as the most exhilarating of updates, the convenience of having essential information, such as weather forecasts and forthcoming calendar events, at a mere glance cannot be overstated.
  • The dynamic motion persists on your lock screen, but upon signing in, it gracefully transitions into a static image.
  • In Safari, any website can now metamorphose into a web application, and the browser now accommodates the management of multiple profiles tailored for distinct purposes, be it work or personal use.

On September 26, macOS Sonoma will become available as a complimentary update for users possessing a compatible Mac device, as announced by the corporation during its annual autumn event. In accordance with the customary trajectory of desktop software enhancements, a significant portion of the improvements remains concealed beneath the surface.

Nevertheless, modifications to widgets, high-fidelity video screensavers, and assorted features introduce a plethora of novel experiences to explore.

One of the most conspicuous alterations involves the integration of widgets into the primary desktop workspace. While it may not rank as the most exhilarating of updates, the convenience of having essential information, such as weather forecasts and forthcoming calendar events, at a mere glance cannot be overstated.

macOS Sonoma arrives on Sept. 26; iOS 17, tvOS 17, watchOS 10 on Sept 18

Apple is also introducing high-resolution video screensavers to the macOS Sonoma, reminiscent of those accessible on Apple TV. The dynamic motion persists on your lock screen, but upon signing in, it gracefully transitions into a static image.

Notably, enhancements extend to video conferencing applications such as FaceTime. New gestures will activate captivating visual effects atop your camera feed, while presenter overlays afford you the opportunity to remain visible while sharing your screen.

In Safari, any website can now metamorphose into a web application, and the browser now accommodates the management of multiple profiles tailored for distinct purposes, be it work or personal use. Furthermore, a new Game Mode has been introduced, prioritizing your computer’s computational prowess during intensive gaming sessions.

Additionally, both Memoji and Stickers now exhibit synchronization across the entirety of your iCloud-connected devices.

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