Apple Releases First Public Beta of macOS Monterey 12.5

Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming macOS Monterey 12.5 update to its public beta testing group, with the update coming one day after Apple provided the beta to developers.

macOS Monterey on MBP Feature
Public beta testers can download the ‌macOS Monterey‌ 12.5 update from the Software Update section of the System Preferences app after installing the proper profile from Apple's beta software website.

There's no word yet on what new features or changes might be included in ‌macOS Monterey‌ 12.5, and nothing new was found in the first developer beta. Apple has provided no details on this time, so we may need to wait for release to find out what bug fixes or minor changes might be included.

‌macOS Monterey‌ is likely to be one of the final updates to the ‌macOS Monterey‌ operating system as Apple begins its transition to the next-generation version of macOS.

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Top Rated Comments

Realityck Avatar
7 weeks ago
Been using it for a day on M1 24" iMac and M1 MAX MBP, no issues from 12.4. Safari just as fast as the 12.4 release, likely Apple continuing to correct some issues with Universal Control. I did notice how much faster it installed on the M1 Max MBP comparably.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
greenbreadmmm Avatar
7 weeks ago

It has 0.1 more.

I don't get why Apple update notes suck so much.
they're prolly overwhelmed by how much is broken that they can't just list stuff anymore like years past
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
AltecX Avatar
7 weeks ago

Well beta testing is not about what to avoid reading release notes, it's just doing what you normally do and if you encounter issues, feedback your issues to Apple.
Yesh but knowing what should be fixed or what is known to not work helps that. MS has great notes on every insider build of what's fixed, new, changed, and known to be an issue.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
AltecX Avatar
7 weeks ago

So, what is new?
It has 0.1 more.

I don't get why Apple update notes suck so much.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
R3k Avatar
7 weeks ago

It has 0.1 more.

I don't get why Apple update notes suck so much.
Apple aren't exactly a communicative or transparent company.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
JMStearnsX2 Avatar
7 weeks ago
Well considering that they are still updating Big Sur, not just Security updates, it may not be one of the last updates for Monterey. Looks like Big Sur 11.6.7 is in beta...
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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