Apple Releasing macOS Monterey on October 25

Following months of developer and public beta testing, Apple today announced that macOS Monterey will officially launch on Monday, October 25.

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macOS Monterey maintains the same design as macOS Big Sur but includes several enhancements across the system. macOS Monterey consists of a completely redesigned Safari, Shortcuts for the Mac, Quick Note, and Universal Control, which will be coming in a future update. macOS Monterey also includes new features from iOS and iPadOS 15, such as Live Text, Focus modes, and SharePlay, also coming in a forthcoming update.

macOS Monterey is compatible with all of the same Macs that run macOS Big Sur, with the expectation of some older MacBook Air and iMac models from 2013 and 2014. Apple released iOS and iPadOS 15, alongside tvOS 15 and watchOS 8 last month, but macOS Monterey's release was held until later in the fall to coincide with the release of new Mac computers. Learn everything you need to know about macOS Monterey and all its new features using our roundup.

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Top Rated Comments

headlessmike Avatar
36 months ago

macOS Monterey is compatible with all of the same Macs that run macOS Big Sur.
This is incorrect.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Rich74 Avatar
36 months ago
Can we turn off the notifications in Settings once it’s told us there’s an update this time?
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
SeenJeen Avatar
36 months ago
Does Monterey fix all the slop and bugs introduced by Big Sur? I went back to Catalina from BS recently because it was unbearable.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
DinkThifferent Avatar
36 months ago

This is incorrect.
That's why this site is called MacRUMORS and not MacFACTS ?
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stevecc Avatar
36 months ago

Release candidate today?
Thats what im waiting for!..Want to do a clean install.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Rychiar Avatar
36 months ago
So basically this gives me live text on my Mac
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