Apple demonstrated macOS 13 Ventura at the WWDC 2022 keynote on Monday as the next iteration of the software for Mac and MacBook machines. The new macOS release brings an updated multitasking experience through Stage Manager. macOS 13 also brings a redesign of preloaded apps including Mail, Notes, Reminders, and Messages. Additionally, Apple has brought a new Safari browser for macOS 13 Ventura. The new macOS release will be available for download on both Intel-powered and Apple silicon-based Mac devices.
macOS 13 Ventura Availability
macOS 13 Ventura is initially available for testing purposes to developers who have signed up to the Apple Developer Program. The new release will also be available as a public beta next month and for download later this year – probably in October.
macOS 13 Ventura Features
One of the main features of macOS 13 Ventura is the addition of Stage Manager that lets you view a list of apps running on the system from one window. Users can activate Stage Manager directly from Control Center to multitask with ease.
New macOS release also includes overhauled System Preferences that now look similar to the Settings app iPhone And ipad, This includes individual settings being managed by the app. The new macOS release also includes some redesigned apps to enhance the user experience across the platform.
The new macOS release comes with an updated Spotlight that lets you get rich results for your searches. Spotlight on macOS 13 is also able to start a timer.
Apple has preloaded macOS 13 Ventura with an updated Mail app. It brings a better search with suggestions and spelling correction. ahead, Safari Updated on macOS Ventura, with the ability to share tabs with friends and passkeys. The latter is designed as a passwordless authentication standard that you can use to log into various web services using biometrics Touch ID,
For a better gaming experience, macOS works with Ventura Metal 3 and MetalFX upscaling. The addition of MetalFX upscaling is claimed to enable developers to render increasingly rich, visually complex visuals on the system. Apple announced that No Man’s Sky will be the first game coming to Mac later this year as one of the earliest titles to use MetalFX upscaling.
Apple has extended Continuity to FaceTime so users can seamlessly hands-off calls from their iPhone to Mac. In addition, macOS Ventura comes with Continuity Camera feature so that you can use your iPhone as a webcam along with your MacBook to get a better video conferencing experience. The Continuity Camera feature works with Apple’s existing Center Stage and Portrait modes. The feature also works with apps including FaceTime, Zoom, Microsoft Teams and WebEx. In addition, users will be able to get a Belkin stand to pair their iPhone with a MacBook so that the Continuity camera can be used.
The new macOS release includes the Clock app as well as new Memoji customizations. It also brings Shared Photo Library which is also available on iOS 16. In addition, the operating system has the ability to pick up subjects from the background in scenes.