Apple Seeds First Public Beta of macOS Monterey 12.1 With SharePlay

Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming macOS Monterey 12.1 update to public beta testers, just a day after providing the beta to developers.

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Public beta testers can download the macOS 12.1 Monterey update from the Software Update section of the System Preferences app after installing the proper profile from Apple's beta software website.

‌macOS Monterey‌ 12.1 introduces support for SharePlay, the feature that allows FaceTime users to do more with their friends and family members. With SharePlay, ‌‌FaceTime‌‌ users can listen to music, watch TV, watch movies, and even share their screen with the people they're chatting with.

SharePlay is already active in iOS 15.1, iPadOS 15.1, and tvOS 15.1, and the ‌macOS Monterey‌ 12.1 update brings Macs in line with the Apple TV and iOS devices.

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funkypepper Avatar
5 weeks ago
Any news regarding the USB-C hubs?
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5 weeks ago

I hope that the memory leak issues are fixed.
It is
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Frequent92 Avatar
5 weeks ago
How about fix the locked 60hz safari on the new macbook pros.
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5 weeks ago
I hope that the memory leak issues are fixed.
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5 weeks ago
Alas I have no Apple services to share/play… ?
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Frequent92 Avatar
4 weeks ago

So far on MBP 16inch 2021. Works just fine. Hoping for a newer Beta with fixes and everything. Especially 120hz intertia scrolling in browsers
One can only hope for the inertia fix.
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