May 25, 2022

Apple seeds macOS Monterey beta 9 to developers [Update: Public beta too]

Apple has now launched macOS Monterey beta 9 for developers. As we move more detailed to a fall release, the big function we havent seen totally offered to test is Universal Control and well be seeking to see if it has actually been finally allowed in the ninth beta.

Update 10:23 am PT: As it takes place, there is no mention of Universal Control being available in the beta 9 release notes.

A brand-new RC is available today for macOS 11.6.1.

In the 3rd beta, Apple made some significant modifications to the default Safari experience, and in the fourth beta, it made it possible for Live Text on Intel Macs along with a Universal Control fakeout.

New functions and modifications that include macOS 12 Monterey consist of a completely revamped Safari, Shortcuts app showing up on the Mac, a new Focus mode, Quick Notes, AirPlay to Mac, Universal Control to flawlessly work across several Apple gadgets, and more.

macOS Monterey beta 9 is appearing now by means of OTA for designers and public testers with develop number 21A5543b. You can also download it from Apples Developer website our public beta site if youre not running the beta yet (full guide here).

Update 10/7 10:09 am PT: The newest Monterey beta is now offered for public testers too.

macOS Monterey beta 9

With the 8 previous Monterey beta builds, the anticipated Universal Control function hasnt been totally readily available. Well be aiming to see if its included in Monterey beta 9.

Nevertheless, beta 5 did bring the capability to partly enable Universal Control, checked out more on how to do that here:

Its normally not ideal to install betas on your primary machine with bugs and efficiency problems prevailing, so use a secondary Mac if possible. However, with it now reaching beta 9, macOS Monterey is mostly steady.

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