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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.


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.

Related Roundup: macOS High Sierra


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12 weeks ago
they are holding .5 because a new mac will be announced on 4th
Rating: 16 Votes
12 weeks ago
Bizarre. Can't remember the last time the next beta came before the previous version's final release.
Rating: 15 Votes
12 weeks 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.
Rating: 13 Votes
12 weeks ago
Did they forget to push the release button for 10.13.5 yesterday? :p
Rating: 11 Votes
12 weeks ago
Sounds like 10.13.5 should be getting released.
Rating: 11 Votes
12 weeks ago
Hands-up who checked Apple's site for 10.13.5 combo updater after reading this headline...?
Rating: 9 Votes
12 weeks ago
You guys are overthinking this.
Rating: 9 Votes
12 weeks ago

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


Wouldn't all of this information been available in the betas?
Rating: 8 Votes
12 weeks ago

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

Doubt it, Apple has always had a "special" version of the OS carved out to support that new Mac, then the next update (i.e., 10.13.6) would have built in support for said new Mac.
Rating: 7 Votes
12 weeks ago
Where's 10.13.5?
Rating: 6 Votes

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