Apple Seeds First Public Beta of macOS Sonoma 14.1

Apple today seeded the first public beta of an upcoming macOS Sonoma 14.1 update, allowing non-developers to test out the software ahead of its release. The public beta comes a day after the first developer beta.

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Beta testers can opt-in through the Software Update section of the System Settings app. Under Beta updates, simply toggle on the Sonoma Public Beta. Note that you must sign up to participate on Apple's beta testing website.

‌macOS Sonoma‌ 14.1 includes updates for the Music app, introducing an option to favorite songs, albums, artists, and more. No other major new additions have been found in the beta as of yet, but we could see more features added as the beta progresses.

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Top Rated Comments

midkay Avatar
8 months ago

Where's the negligence?
Insane how up-in-arms people get about getting “only” 70 new features for free right away and 10 later, instead of all 80 at once. What a twisted perspective.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Corefile Avatar
8 months ago
I only install beta OS software on my Mac.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
CarAnalogy Avatar
8 months ago

Everyone's jumping on me like I'm complaining.. I think this feature drop approach is a good thing for apple and a good thing for consumers
Some people are jumping on you for complaining, and some for defending Apple. I think what we've learned here is that no one is happy with software development cycles.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jz0309 Avatar
8 months ago
A day earlier than I expected, will install on my M1 MBA later today, all Sonoma PBs have been stable for me
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
hoodafoo Avatar
8 months ago

You're excusing Apple's negligence, this is embarrassing cheerleading over a brand. If Microsoft did this you'd tear them a new one.

You need to be better. Be objective.
Where's the negligence?
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
blazerunner Avatar
8 months ago

Where's the negligence?
Are you serious?
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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