Apple Seeds First Beta of macOS 12 Monterey to Developers

After today's keynote event that saw the introduction of macOS Monterey, the latest version of the Mac operating system, Apple has seeded the first beta of macOS Monterey to developers for testing purposes.

macOS Monterey on MBP Feature
Registered developers can download the beta through the Apple Developer Center and once the appropriate profile is installed, betas will be available through the Software Update mechanism in System Preferences.

As with all new betas, Apple recommends not installing the new macOS update on a primary machine because it is early release software and could have bugs.

‌macOS Monterey‌ is only available to registered developers right now, but later this summer, Apple will make a public version of the ‌new beta available in July to give public beta testers a chance to try the software before it sees a public launch this fall.

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DFZD Avatar
39 months ago
The Wallpapers in case you need them.

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Howard Ellacott Avatar
39 months ago

Is there a hardware support breakdown? Curious if my aging iMac didn’t make the cut this year.


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ArPe Avatar
39 months ago
If you don’t see it in software update yet here is how to make it appear:

1 go to the kitchen

2 make coffee

3 watch YouTube vids for 30 mins

4 it should appear now
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buckrock Avatar
39 months ago

No real world photos (dynamically changing) as a Monterey wallpaper this time?
... but here's some to play with until the dynamic ones are out.



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JippaLippa Avatar
39 months ago
Happy beta testing!
As childish as it might sound, I always get excited with each new release of macOS
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DFZD Avatar
39 months ago

No real world photos (dynamically changing) as a Monterey wallpaper this time?
These are from the preview website. Wait for the original wallpapers once the beta is downloaded and installed in a few hours.
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