macOS Sonoma

macOS Sonoma
Version of macOS
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Version14
CodenameSunburst
Preliminary name
Architecturex86_64, ARM64e
Latest build23G5052d
Release date2023-09-26
Support end
Replaces
macOS Ventura
Replaced by
macOS Sequoia

macOS Sonoma, or macOS 14, is the twentieth and latest major release of macOS that was released on 26 September 2023. It was announced on 5 June 2023 at WWDC.

New features and changes[edit | edit source]

  • Redesigned the Lock Screen.
  • Added the ability to place Widgets on the desktop.
  • Added the ability to access iPhone Widgets via Continuity.
  • Added several new aerial screen savers, which seamlessly become the desktop wallpaper after signing in.
  • Added profiles, private browsing enhancements, and the ability to save web apps to Safari with version 17.
  • Added Game Mode, which automatically gives games top priority on the CPU and GPU, as well as dramatically reducing latency with wireless accessories.
  • Added search filters, swipe to reply, and the catch-up arrow to iMessage.
  • Enhancements to video conferencing with Presenter Overlay.
  • Improvements to autocorrect and dictation.
  • Added AutoFill for PDF files.

Hardware compatibility[edit | edit source]

macOS Sonoma is officially compatible with the following Macs:

  • iMac (2019 and later)
  • iMac Pro (2017)
  • MacBook Air (2018 and later)
  • MacBook Pro (2018 and later)
  • Mac mini (2018 and later)
  • Mac Studio (2022 and later)
  • Mac Pro (2019 and later)

Support for the following hardware has been removed:

  • Intel Kaby Lake GPUs (officially)
  • The BCM94360 wireless chipset

List of known builds[edit | edit source]

14.0[edit | edit source]

14.1[edit | edit source]

14.1.1[edit | edit source]

14.1.2[edit | edit source]

14.2[edit | edit source]

14.2.1[edit | edit source]

14.3[edit | edit source]

14.3.1[edit | edit source]

14.4[edit | edit source]

14.4.1[edit | edit source]

14.5[edit | edit source]

14.6[edit | edit source]