Apple has released the first public beta for macOS High Sierra after announcing the latest macOS iteration at the May developer event. The first beta version is available for download to all users who have or will enroll themselves to the beta program. To test the beta version of macOS High Sierra, users don’t necessarily need to be a registered developer, and non-developers can get their hands on the latest macOS as well. Also Read - iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 heading to the stores soon, launch event still rumored on October 13Also Read - Apple iPhone 12 Mini could cost $700, lack 5G connectivity; Here’s everything we know about the compact smartphone
Apple has already released two beta versions of macOS High Sierra for developers. So, this means the first public beta version of the macOS will be a bit refined for non-developer users. Apple macOS users can download the software update from System update controls after they sign up for Apple Beta Program. Also Read - Apple Watch Series 3 users should wait before updating to watchOS 7; Here's why
In order to enroll into Apple’s beta testing program, log on to the beta testing website, beta.apple.com. Once signed up, download the software update from the system setting menu. At this point, users need to ensure that they have a created a complete backup of the system before installing macOS High Sierra. Upgrading a system to the beta version is always tricky because betas are often unstable and carry bugs. It is advisable macOS beta shall be avoided from installing it on your primary machine, as it can make the system vulnerable to glitches and other erratic system behavior.
To know more about how to install the new macOS beta, you can follow the steps enlisted in our complete breakdown of the process here. It is advisable macOS beta shall be avoided from installing it on your primary machine, as it can make the system vulnerable to glitches and other erratic system behavior. ALSO READ: How to install macOS High Sierra public beta on your MacBook, iMac or Mac mini right now
The new macOS comes along with a more efficient file system called the APFS, instead of the old HFS+ file system. It also includes the next-generation version of Apple’s Metal graphics API, Metal 2 with machine learning, external GPUs, and VR content creation.