Apple Seeds Third Beta of macOS Monterey 12.5 to Developers

Apple today seeded the third beta of an upcoming macOS Monterey 12.5 update to developers for testing purposes, with the new update coming two weeks after the release of the second macOS Monterey 12.5 beta.

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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.

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 two betas. It's likely this update focuses on bug fixes and other minor improvements to the operating system.

‌macOS Monterey‌ 12.5 could be one of the final updates to the ‌macOS Monterey‌ website as Apple is now shifting its focus to macOS Ventura, the next-generation Mac operating system coming this fall.

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Top Rated Comments

Tranel Avatar
2 weeks ago
For me the 12 months cycle works and I believe that every new version of MacOS was a huge success. And I think that it is really helpful that there are regular updates and new features as well.

But that is the way all forums work. You have to be disappointed about company xy, shouting loud that all the people in this companies are stupid (you are the only one who really know what to do) and that in the past everything was much better.

I am happy with Apple.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
nortonandreev Avatar
2 weeks ago

Does it fix the bugs in Apple Music?
Obviously no. Lmao
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
TracesOfArsenic Avatar
2 weeks ago
Monterey is a massive flop. Every iteration of macOS gets worse and they need to quit it with this annual cycle of releasing unfinished operating systems (mobile and desktop).
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
project_2501 Avatar
2 weeks ago
macOS 12.3 had bad bluetooth even with its own Apple keyboard and trackpad.

macOS 12.4 had made is even worse where I daily need to issue a 'sudo pkill bluetoothd'.

hope they fix bluetooth ... its always been a pain on macOS compared to even Linux oe my android smartphones ...

(and I've given up hope they'll fix the decade+ long bug which randomly changes the audio balance on bluetooth headphones)
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Realityck Avatar
2 weeks ago
macOS 12.5 beta 3 (21G5046c), no release note information for this beta. After this beta cycle you'll only see some minor fixes or security updates likely to Sept.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
DHagan4755 Avatar
2 weeks ago
Does it fix the bugs in Apple Music?
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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