Apple Seeds Second Beta of macOS Sonoma 14.5 to Developers

Apple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming macOS Sonoma 14.5 update to developers, with the software coming two weeks after Apple released the first beta.

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Registered developers can opt-in to the beta through the Software Update section of the System Settings app. Note that an Apple ID associated with an Apple Developer account is required to get the beta.

We don't yet know what might be included in ‌macOS Sonoma‌ 14.5, and no new features were found in the first developer beta.

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Top Rated Comments

apples_arrogance Avatar
6 weeks ago

Be nice to see if anything has changed since MacOS 14.5 beta 1?
macOS 14.5 beta 2 (23F5059e) - April 16, 2024
Would be nice, if Apple had proper changelogs ?
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
mxrider88 Avatar
6 weeks ago
Is there a list of the issues they are introducing with 14.5?
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Realityck Avatar
6 weeks ago
Comparison of 14.5 beta 2 to 14.5 beta

macOS 14.5 beta 2 (23F5059e)

* Safari Version 17.5 (19618.2.7.11.1)
* System Firmware Version: 10151.120.136 (M1 based Macs)
* Darwin Kernel Version 23.5.0: Sun Apr 7 17:43:41 PDT 2024; root:xnu-10063.120.101.0.1~10/RELEASE_ARM64_T8103 arm64

macOS 14.5 beta (23F5049f)

* Safari Version 17.5 (19618.2.4.11.2)
* System Firmware Version: 10151.120.115.0.4 (M1 based Macs)
* Darwin Kernel Version 23.5.0: Tue Mar 26 20:56:58 PDT 2024; root:xnu-10063.120.88.501.3~2/RELEASE_ARM64_T8103 arm64

Apple Music/TV is now 1.4.5.32 from 1.4.5.25

[HEADING=2]FaceTime ('https://developer.apple.com/documentation/macos-release-notes/macos-14_5-release-notes#FaceTime')[/HEADING]
[HEADING=3]Known Issues ('https://developer.apple.com/documentation/macos-release-notes/macos-14_5-release-notes#Known-Issues')[/HEADING]

* Users might not be able to approve or decline a FaceTime link call because notifications might not be received on the caller side for them to accept or decline the call. (125617787)
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Realityck Avatar
6 weeks ago
Be nice to see if anything has changed since MacOS 14.5 beta 1?
To devs today

* iOS 17.5 beta 2 (21F5058e) - April 16, 2024
* iPadOS 17.5 beta 2 (21F5058e) - April 16, 2024
* macOS 14.5 beta 2 (23F5059e) - April 16, 2024
* tvOS 17.5 beta 2 (21L5553e) - April 16, 2024
* visionOS 1.2 beta 2 (21O5565d) - April 16, 2024
* watchOS 10.5 beta 2 (21T5555d) - April 16, 2024

OTA for M1 was 1.84 GB
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
tywebb13 Avatar
6 weeks ago

Be nice to see if anything has changed since MacOS 14.5 beta 1?
To devs today

* iOS 17.5 beta 2 (21F5058e) - April 16, 2024
* iPadOS 17.5 beta 2 (21F5058e) - April 16, 2024
* macOS 14.5 beta 2 (23F5059e) - April 16, 2024
* tvOS 17.5 beta 2 (21L5553e) - April 16, 2024
* visionOS 1.2 beta 2 (21O5565d) - April 16, 2024
* watchOS 10.5 beta 2 (21T5555d) - April 16, 2024

OTA for M1 was 1.84 GB
There is also

Monterey 12.7.5 rc 2 build 21H1211

Ventura 13.6.7 rc 2 build 22G711

audioOS 17.5 beta 2 build 21L5553e
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
nortonandreev Avatar
6 weeks ago
Safari is up to version 17.5 (Version 17.5 (19618.2.7.11.1))

Music is 1.4.5.32.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)