Apple Vision Pro Developer App Includes Immersive Environment for WWDC Session Videos

The Vision Pro version of the Apple Developer app has a special immersive Environment included that can be used as a backdrop for watching session videos when WWDC begins next week.

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Apple's Environment for the Developer app features a black background with neon light animations in the colors of the WWDC artwork that Apple is using this year. It serves as a visually interesting background that's not too distracting for those who want to watch WWDC content with the world shut out.

The Environment is similar to those that Apple has created for general use, such as Yosemite, Mount Hood, and the Moon. It can be accessed when using the Apple Developer app, and immersion can be adjusted with the Digital Crown.


WWDC is set to begin next Monday, with a keynote event that will take place at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time. The keynote can be watched in the Apple Developer app, on YouTube, in the Apple TV app, or on Apple's website. WWDC sessions will be available starting on Monday, with Apple releasing new content throughout the week.

The Vision Pro Developer app can be downloaded from the visionOS App Store for free.

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Top Rated Comments

kylelerner Avatar
2 weeks ago
I haven't picked mine up in months. It's ridiculous that I cannot connect a Bluetooth mouse + keyboard to it for a beautiful RDP session. Such simple things/restrictions, lack of added content, lack of developer interest, the novelty has worn off. Shame on me, I guess.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Johnstrass2 Avatar
2 weeks ago
This is a major missed opportunity. Those of us who have been enjoying our device for the past few months are looking for more ways to try it. I’d love to be able to watch some of the developers conference and specialized Vision Pro environment. It would really be a nice opportunity for them to show off the potential of this device.

I’ve said it a bunch of times but I don’t understand why so many people are negative on this. It’s a $4000 luxury technical device. I really use it every day. So, if you don’t have $4000 to drop on something like this yhen that’s OK. There is a Reason why it’s called a pro device.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
CrysisDeu Avatar
2 weeks ago
THAT’S IT?
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Realityck Avatar
2 weeks ago

The Vision Pro version of the Apple Developer app has a special immersive Environment included that can be used as a backdrop for watching session videos when WWDC begins next week.
https://tech.lgbt/@dgriffinjones/112564136679778726

Makes you feel all alone looking at that effect. Still interesting. :)
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
svish Avatar
2 weeks ago
Not surprised. But all this is not enough to gain more customers.
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Dremmel Avatar
2 weeks ago
No apps, no sales. No sales, no apps. Same happened when Atari had a load of spats with developers. The Developers upped and left the Atari party, pretty much ignoring their state of the art "Jaguar" console.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)