Apple Seeds First Beta of macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 to Developers

Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 update to developers for testing purposes, which comes as macOS 10.13.5, an update that's expected to include Messages in iCloud, is still in testing.

The new macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 beta can be downloaded through the Software Update mechanism in the Mac App Store with the proper profile installed.

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We don't yet know what improvements the sixth update to macOS High Sierra will bring, but it likely focuses on bug fixes and performance improvements for issues that were not able to be addressed in macOS High Sierra 10.13.5.

We'll update this post if any new features or notable bug fixes are discovered in the new macOS 10.13.6 beta.

Work on macOS High Sierra is wrapping up, with Apple now shifting focus to the next-generation version of macOS, macOS 10.14, which will be unveiled next week at the Worldwide Developers Conference.

Top Rated Comments

imran5720 Avatar
41 months ago
they are holding .5 because a new mac will be announced on 4th
Score: 16 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Cougarcat Avatar
41 months ago
Bizarre. Can't remember the last time the next beta came before the previous version's final release.
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
cmChimera Avatar
41 months ago
they are holding .5 because a new mac will be announced on 4th
I think they are holding it because a new mac is coming on 4th, and there is something in 10.13.5 about new Mac that they dont want us to know yet
my thoughts exactly!
Just intuition , there is something in 10.13.5 about new Mac that they don't want us to know yet, could be new macbook, or air or mini, any mac
This wouldn't be necessary. They would just have a special build for the new Mac. They've done it multiple times before.
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
C DM Avatar
41 months ago
Sounds like 10.13.5 should be getting released.
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
macpanzer Avatar
41 months ago
Did they forget to push the release button for 10.13.5 yesterday? :p
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
xgman Avatar
41 months ago
You guys are overthinking this.
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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