macOS Sonoma

macOS Sonoma
Version of macOS
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Version14
CodenameSunburst
Preliminary name
Architecturex86_64, ARM64e
Latest build23E5205c
Release date2023-09-26
Support end
Replaces
macOS Ventura

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]