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Apple releases the public beta for macOS Mojave with dark mode

macOS Mojave will come with the dark mode, redesigned Mac App Store, four new apps that are direct ports from iOS versions, a new option to clean up their desktop, and more.

  • Published: June 27, 2018 9:55 AM IST
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Apple has just released the first public beta version for macOS Mojave, the next version for its desktop operating system, macOS. People who don’t mind any bugs or crashes and want to live on the edge can install the public beta version of macOS Mojave to try the latest version for the ones afraid (or who don’t want to deal with the hassles that come with it). As previously reported, macOS Mojave will come with the much anticipated dark mode, redesigned Mac App Store that brings it on par with the iOS App Store, four new apps that are direct ports of their iOS counterparts and a new option that will allow Apple users to clean up their desktop with a click of the button.

Other features include a new view mode for the Finder that looks a lot like the album view in iTunes back in the day along with a number of changes under the surface. One thing to note here about this public beta version of macOS Mojave and in general about all public beta versions is the fact that it is likely that there are a number of broken things inside the operating system.

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Public beta versions of a software and in fact, the beta version of a software is known for bugs or issues even though major companies have refined the process to dramatically increase the stability of beta versions along with a lot fewer bugs.

For people who don’t understand, the Beta version of a software is designed so that more users can use the software and provide feedback to the developers so that they can make any adjustments or tweaks or report on things that are broken. So if you don’t know or want to deal with any crashes or instability issues then stick to the current version of macOS as it is not recommended to install beta software on your main system.

Apple is expected to launch the final version of macOS Mojave later in the fall season around September or October so you can wait two-three months for the final version of the OS. However, if you still want to go ahead and install the public beta then go to Apple Beta Software Program website and sign-up. You will be required to enroll each macOS-powered machine where you want to install macOS Mojave separately in the beta program.

Once you are done with the enrollment process, you will find the update of your macOS App Store on that particular system. This comes right after the company launched the public beta version of iOS 12.

  • Published Date: June 27, 2018 9:55 AM IST