macOS Monterey

macOS Monterey
Version of macOS
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Version12.x
Codename
Preliminary name
Architecturex86_64, ARM64
Latest build
Release date
Support end
Replaces
macOS Big Sur (11.x)

macOS Monterey (12.x) is a version of macOS that is scheduled to be released in the second half of 2021. This version drops support for Intel Haswell processors and NVIDIA Kepler graphics cards.

New features and changes[edit | edit source]

  • Added the SharePlay feature, which is a screen sharing function for FaceTime.
  • Added Spatial Audio, which is also present in version 11.5 of macOS Big Sur.
  • Enhancements to Continuity, which is Apple's technology for seamless intergration with macOS and other Apple OSes such as iOS.
  • Redesigned Safari's interface.
  • Added Focus, a utility for filtering notifications.
  • Added Universal Control, which allows users to use a single keyboard and mouse between devices.
  • The Shortcuts app was imported from iOS. It allows users to create personal shortcuts from their favorite apps.

Builds[edit | edit source]

Beta[edit | edit source]