Apple Seeds Third Beta of macOS Monterey 12.4 to Developers [Update: Public Beta Available]

Apple today seeded the third beta of an upcoming macOS Monterey 12.4 update to developers for testing purposes, with the new update coming a week after the release of the second macOS Monterey 12.4 beta.

macOS Monterey 2
Registered developers can download the beta through the Apple Developer Center and after the appropriate profile is installed, betas will be available through the Software Update mechanism in System Preferences.

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.

We don't yet know if there are any other features in ‌macOS Monterey‌ 12.4, and nothing new was discovered in the first two betas.

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Top Rated Comments

Realityck Avatar
8 months ago
macOS 12.4 beta 3 (21F5063e)
M1 Macs is 2.70 GB download OTA

Release notes are limited for beta 3
[HEADING=2]Store Kit[/HEADING]
[HEADING=3]Resolved Issue[/HEADING]

* Fixed an issue so developers using StoreKit 2 can now initiate a subscription offer purchase for a product that the customer currently subscribes to. (89152302)

[HEADING=2]Universal Control[/HEADING]
[HEADING=3]Known Issues[/HEADING]

* Universal Control in this release isn’t compatible with macOS 12.3 and iOS 15.4.
Workaround: Use Universal Control between macOS 12.4 beta and iOS 15.5. (91136128)
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
nvmls Avatar
8 months ago

Safari went backwards?
Always.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Realityck Avatar
8 months ago
MacOS 12.4 beta 3

Safari Version 15.5 (17613.2.6)

System Firmware Version: 7459.120.56.0.2 (M1 based Macs)

Darwin Kernel Version 21.5.0: Thu Apr 21 19:53:52 PDT 2022; root:xnu-8020.120.68.131.2~2/RELEASE_ARM64_T6000 arm64

MacOS 12.4 beta 2

Safari Version 15.5 (17613.2.6.1.1)

System Firmware Version: 7459.120.45.0.4 (M1 based Macs)

Darwin Kernel Version 21.5.0: Tue Apr 12 21:18:03 PDT 2022; root:xnu-8020.120.51.121.3~1/RELEASE_ARM64_T8101 arm64
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
skardvin Avatar
8 months ago

The last letter of the build number, which is letter e, is same with pervious two beta.
Does this mean that the official version is still far from us?
Typically with .4 releases, Apple tends to do between 5-6 betas, so as we are on the third, I'd say we have at least 3 weeks before it gets released to the public; just in my opinion, though, Apple could release it later or sooner.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
AltecX Avatar
8 months ago

MacOS 15.4 beta 3

Safari Version 15.5 (17613.2.6)

System Firmware Version: 7459.120.56.0.2 (M1 based Macs)

Darwin Kernel Version 21.5.0: Thu Apr 21 19:53:52 PDT 2022; root:xnu-8020.120.68.131.2~2/RELEASE_ARM64_T6000 arm64

MacOS 15.4 beta 2

Safari Version 15.5 (17613.2.6.1.1)

System Firmware Version: 7459.120.45.0.4 (M1 based Macs)

Darwin Kernel Version 21.5.0: Tue Apr 12 21:18:03 PDT 2022; root:xnu-8020.120.51.121.3~1/RELEASE_ARM64_T8101 arm64
Safari went backwards?
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
nortonandreev Avatar
8 months ago
This arrow in Finder still doesn't do anything.



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