Apple Seeds First Beta of macOS Big Sur 11.4 to Developers [Update: Public Beta Available]

Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming macOS Big Sur 11.4 update to developers for testing purposes, with the new beta coming while the macOS 11.3 beta is still in testing.

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Developers can download the ‌‌‌macOS Big Sur‌‌‌ 11.4 beta using the Software Update mechanism in System Preferences after installing the proper profile from the Apple Developer Center.

According to Apple's developer release notes, the macOS Big Sur 11.4 update adds Intel Mac support for AMD's 6000-Series Navi GPUs. It is not yet clear if there are also other outward-facing features included.

Apple has seeded the release candidate version of macOS Big Sur 11.3, and the update will likely see a launch next week alongside iOS 14.5, tvOS 14.5, and watchOS 7.4.

Top Rated Comments

tzm41 Avatar
10 months ago
Supports new AMD graphics cards
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
chumps52 Avatar
10 months ago
Release notes here:
https://developer.apple.com/documentation/macos-release-notes/macos-big-sur-11_4-beta-release-notes
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jlocker Avatar
10 months ago
Got it installed and it is golden on my 2019 MacBook Pro. Think this might be the best Operating system Apple has put out in years! Good job Apple, keep it up!
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
nortonandreev Avatar
10 months ago

Build number?
20F5046g
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
MrGimper Avatar
10 months ago
Dare I ask about the 16” 5000m high-wattage issue?
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Realityck Avatar
10 months ago
FYI the Big Sur 11.4 beta 1 is available to public beta testers now. (3.08 GB)
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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