Apple Seeds Third Beta of macOS Ventura 13.3 to Developers

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

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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.

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StellarVixen Avatar
16 months ago
I am not even gonna ask anymore if they started cleaning up the mess that is the System Settings.

It’s gonna stay like that for the foreseeable future. They never fixed the Music app, they will never fix the System Settings.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
CarAnalogy Avatar
16 months ago

I am not even gonna ask anymore if they started cleaning up the mess that is the System Settings.

It’s gonna stay like that for the foreseeable future. They never fixed the Music app, they will never fix the System Settings.
I’m just gonna say it, Alan Dye needs to go. The last several years of “design” on macOS have been a disaster.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
AltecX Avatar
16 months ago

I’m just gonna say it, Alan Dye needs to go. The last several years of “design” on macOS have been a disaster.
Honestly since 10.6 the only thing they have changed via the interface that I have EVER found use for is dark mode. Nothing else has ever helped my workflow. If anything Windows has much more manageable in that way as with my ultrawide its Snapping feature makes it MUCH better to have 4 windows on screen in a way that I can interact/reference with them well. I need a 3rd party tool for that in MacOS because it's total trash at it.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
k1121j Avatar
16 months ago
Omg fix preferences already. I own a computer not an iPad let me use the full screen and also it’s a total cluster of a mess. Boooooo
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
imnotthewalrus Avatar
16 months ago

Omg fix preferences already. I own a computer not an iPad let me use the full screen and also it’s a total cluster of a mess. Boooooo
Not going to change. It's not broken, so there is nothing to fix. In case you weren't aware, after clicking on System Settings, click on "View" in the menu bar, or just simply use Spotlight. "View" makes it easier for me. Kudos to @Realityck for showing me the way...
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Realityck Avatar
16 months ago
Hope this beta 3 is better than beta 2 as far as rare Safari panic on M1 Macs.

MacOS 13.3 beta 3 build is 22E5236f
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