Apple Releases Second OS X 10.11.1 El Capitan Public Beta

Apple today seeded the second beta of OS X 10.11.1 El Capitan to public beta testers, just days after releasing the second beta to developers and a week and a half after seeding the first public beta. Today's second beta comes just after the public launch of OS X El Capitan.

The beta is available to those who are participating in Apple's Beta Testing program and can be downloaded through the Software Update mechanism in the Mac App Store.

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The first beta of OS X 10.11.1 introduced support for Unicode 8 and new emoji like taco, burrito, cheese wedge, hot dog, middle finger, and unicorn head. The emoji are also included in iOS 9.1, which is also in testing.

Beyond new emoji, there have been no other outward-facing changes discovered, suggesting OS X 10.11.1 is a minor update that will bring bug fixes and performance enhancements. According to Apple's release notes, OS X 10.11.1 offers stability, compatibility, and security improvements.

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Top Rated Comments

Old Muley Avatar
113 months ago
The middle finger emoji will come in handy.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
BornAgainMac Avatar
113 months ago
The only problem I have seen is connecting to Exchange. I hope in the next couple of updates, it gets fixed. Focus on getting that middle finger emoji tested in beta and getting that released. Outlook 2016 as a workaround for now.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
BittenApple Avatar
113 months ago
I don't understand this. El Captian GM was released yesterday to the public. Why is Apple sending updates to the Beta testers still? Why aren't these beta testers using the GM street version?
its 11.1.1
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
inkswamp Avatar
113 months ago
The middle finger emoji will come in handy.
Yeah, and I'll have lots of time to use it since El Capitan's SMB implementation is still ridiculously sluggish. Listing a freakin' directory takes 1-2 minutes when browsing on a Windows file share. Older Macs and Windows PCs list it in a matter of seconds.

I am so thoroughly disgusted with Apple right now that they wasted time on frivolous stuff like emojis and yet didn't have time to fix their STILL broken file browsing. Really having a serious debate with myself whether Apple is worth continuing to support. They don't seem to have rational priorities for OS X anymore.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
allanfries Avatar
113 months ago
Cuz child like emojis are more important than having a OS that works flawlessly!
What are we thinking?? (roll eyes) LOL
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Parasprite Avatar
113 months ago

support for ... taco, burrito, cheese wedge, hot dog, middle finger, and unicorn head.
I don't think I'll ever get tired of reading this. :p
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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