Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of macOS Ventura 13.5 to Developers

Apple today seeded the fourth beta of macOS Ventura 13.5 to developers for testing purposes, with the beta introduced two weeks after the release of the third 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.

No notable features have been found in macOS 13.5, so it's not yet clear what's included in the update.

With macOS Sonoma now in development and slated for launch this fall, Apple's work on macOS 13 will soon be wrapping up. macOS 13.5 is likely to be one of the final updates to macOS Ventura.

Related Roundup: macOS Sonoma
Related Forum: macOS Sonoma

Top Rated Comments

Realityck Avatar
11 months ago
Todays releases to devs

* iOS 16.6 beta 4 (20G5058d) - June 27, 2023
* iPadOS 16.6 beta 4 (20G5058d) - June 27, 2023
* macOS 13.5 beta 4 (22G5059d) - June 27, 2023
* watchOS 9.6 beta 4 (20U5559c) - June 27, 2023
* tvOS 16.6 beta 4 (20M5559c) - June 27, 2023

SDK notes
[HEADING=2]Startup Security Utility ('https://developer.apple.com/documentation/macos-release-notes/macos-13_5-release-notes#Startup-Security-Utility')[/HEADING]
[HEADING=3]Known Issues ('https://developer.apple.com/documentation/macos-release-notes/macos-13_5-release-notes#Known-Issues')[/HEADING]

* Startup Security Utility in macOS Recovery may not accept an administrator password after updating. This affects Intel Macs with the Apple T2 Security Chip that have the secure boot policy set to “No Security”. To work around this, boot to macOS Recovery and run the resetpassword command from Terminal. Once the password is changed, you can authenticate with the new password in Startup Security Utility. (109932528)
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Silverlox Avatar
11 months ago

Hey buddy, just started using the Send Later feature in Mail on 13.4.1 and every time I set a time it crashes Mail. Crash reports sent.

Do you know if this has been fixed yet in 13.5?
Mail send later, Working well for me on the last two betas. Currently on 13.5 beta 3. Downloading Beta 4
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Darren.h Avatar
11 months ago
Looks like the future for Windows OS is 100 percent cloud based and a monthly charge to use and access. Windows 12?

I Bet Apple will soon follow also.

It's why they dont seem to care about the Mac Pro anymore.

The future of computer OS's is in the cloud with simple cheap hardware to access and cloud based storage.

BIG BROTHER is watching and wants all of your data in the cloud.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/1969519/microsoft-is-working-on-a-cloud-based-windows-os.html
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Realityck Avatar
11 months ago

I’m ready for the Sonoma public beta at this point…
Best guess is Friday next week (7/7) or early the following week (7/10-7/11). Based on dev beta 3 release 7/6. Backup always before. MacOS 13.5 is very close to a RC.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
JonaM Avatar
11 months ago

Looks like the future for Windows OS is 100 percent cloud based and a monthly charge to use and access. Windows 12?

I Bet Apple will soon follow also.

It's why they dont seem to care about the Mac Pro anymore.

The future of computer OS's is in the cloud with simple cheap hardware to access and cloud based storage.

BIG BROTHER is watching and wants all of your data in the cloud.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/1969519/microsoft-is-working-on-a-cloud-based-windows-os.html
Given Apple's entire business model has been about selling expensive hardware and letting you have privacy and control of your data that would require a complete upending of their entire business strategy and removal of the differentiator between Apple and others.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
tywebb13 Avatar
11 months ago

Todays releases to devs

* iOS 16.6 beta 4 (20G5058d) - June 27, 2023
* iPadOS 16.6 beta 4 (20G5058d) - June 27, 2023
* macOS 13.5 beta 4 (22G5059d) - June 27, 2023
* watchOS 9.6 beta 4 (20U5559c) - June 27, 2023
* tvOS 16.6 beta 4 (20M5559c) - June 27, 2023

SDK notes
[HEADING=2]Startup Security Utility ('https://developer.apple.com/documentation/macos-release-notes/macos-13_5-release-notes#Startup-Security-Utility')[/HEADING]
[HEADING=3]Known Issues ('https://developer.apple.com/documentation/macos-release-notes/macos-13_5-release-notes#Known-Issues')[/HEADING]

* Startup Security Utility in macOS Recovery may not accept an administrator password after updating. This affects Intel Macs with the Apple T2 Security Chip that have the secure boot policy set to “No Security”. To work around this, boot to macOS Recovery and run the resetpassword command from Terminal. Once the password is changed, you can authenticate with the new password in Startup Security Utility. (109932528)

Also there is

macOS 12.6.8 RC 2 build 21G716
macOS 11.7.9 RC 2 build 20G1416
audioOS 16.6 beta 4 build 20M5559c

There is an ipsw file for the macOS 13.5 beta 4, but there don't seem to be full installers yet for macOS 13.5 beta 4, macOS 12.6.8 RC 2 or macOS 11.7.9 RC 2. They might come when public betas are released.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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