Apple Seeds Second Beta of macOS Ventura 13.3 to Developers

Apple today seeded the second beta of macOS Ventura 13.3 to developers for testing purposes, with the new software update coming two weeks after the release of the first macOS 13.3 beta.

Ventura Macs Feature Yellow
Registered developers can download the beta through the Apple Developer Center and after the appropriate profile is installed, with the betas available through the Software Update mechanism in System Settings.

macOS Ventura 13.3 adopts the same new emoji characters that are in iOS 16.4 and iPadOS 16.4, including pink heart, light blue heart, left and right hand, moose, black bird, goose, wing, jellyfish, pea pod, finger, and more.

The update adds the new HomeKit architecture that was initially removed from iOS 16.2 and its sister updates, and the revised version should have fewer bugs that affect ‌HomeKit‌ setups.

macOS Ventura 13.3 will go through multiple rounds of beta testing, with Apple planning to release it in the spring.

Related Forum: macOS Ventura

Top Rated Comments

Realityck Avatar
8 months ago
Well the 2nd beta to devs arrived today. So far the OTA isn't seen yet.


* iOS 16.4 beta 2 (20E5223e) - February 28, 2023
* iPadOS 16.4 beta 2 (20E5223e) - February 28, 2023
* macOS 13.3 beta 2 (22E5230e) - February 28, 2023
* watchOS 9.4 beta 2 (20T5233d) - February 28, 2023
* tvOS 16.4 beta 2 (20L5474e) - February 28, 2023
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jjudson Avatar
8 months ago
Can we get an update announcement that doesn't highlight new emojis for Pete's sake??? Especially in the first paragraph?
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Realityck Avatar
8 months ago
MacOS 13.3 beta 2

* Safari Version 16.4 (18615.1.24)
* System Firmware Version: 8422.100.640.505.1 (M1 based Macs)
* Darwin Kernel Version 22.4.0: Wed Feb 22 22:16:19 PST 2023; root:xnu-8796.100.763.505.1~1/RELEASE_ARM64_T8103 arm64

MacOS 13.3 beta 1

* Safari Version 16.4 (18615.1.21.11.5)
* System Firmware Version: 8422.100.610.0.1 (M1 based Macs)
* Darwin Kernel Version 22.4.0: Fri Feb 10 08:10:32 PST 2023; root:xnu-8796.100.721.505.3~4/RELEASE_ARM64_T8103 arm64
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Marbles1 Avatar
8 months ago
* Fixed an issue introduced in macOS Ventura 13.1 that caused the system to post excessive “Background Items Added” notifications after toggling items in System Settings > General > Login Items. Toggling items in macOS Ventura 13.2 doesn’t cause excessive notifications, but that release doesn’t automatically correct the issue inherited from macOS Ventura 13.1. (102352141)

WOOHOOO
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
macsplusmacs Avatar
8 months ago
Goose emoji.

That is all I need.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
TOM1211 Avatar
8 months ago
I’m guessing 2GB on the emoji and the .69 for everything else?
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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