Apple Releases Second Public Beta of macOS Monterey 12.4

Apple today provided the second beta of an upcoming macOS Monterey 12.4 update to its public beta testing group, with the update coming two weeks after Apple released the first beta and a day after Apple provided the second beta to developers.

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Public beta testers can download the ‌macOS Monterey‌ 12.4 Monterey update from the Software Update section of the System Preferences app after installing the proper profile from Apple's beta software website.

According to Apple's release notes, ‌Universal Control‌ in the new iPadOS 15.5 and ‌‌macOS Monterey‌‌ 12.4 updates is not compatible with machines running macOS 12.3 or iPadOS 15.4, so Apple suggests that as a workaround, users should update their ‌‌Universal Control‌‌ devices to the new betas. No new features have been found in the ‌macOS Monterey‌ beta at this time.

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Top Rated Comments

rpmurray Avatar
8 months ago

No new features have been found in the macOS Monterey beta at this time.
Not really interested in new features. Would prefer a list of new bugs fixed instead.
Score: 19 Votes (Like | Disagree)
falkon-engine Avatar
8 months ago

Has it fixed the USB issues yet?
What USB issues?
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
TheLunaPark Avatar
8 months ago

Hope that this update fixes 12.3 running quite hot on my 2017 iMac, noticed my system fan spinning up a lot more frequently under virtually no load.
Exact same thing happening for me. Had it spin up on the Desktop with nothing open at all sometimes.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
MacFin Avatar
8 months ago
All I want is a fix to the Quick Preview bug where after a while quick preview only shows a thumbnail instead of previewing it. This bug has been driving me nuts since Monterey was released and Apple should have fixed it by now!
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
MallardDuck Avatar
8 months ago
Has it fixed the USB issues yet?
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Unggoy Murderer Avatar
8 months ago
Hope that this update fixes 12.3 running quite hot on my 2017 iMac, noticed my system fan spinning up a lot more frequently under virtually no load.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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