Apple has made available to the public as a free software update for macOS Sonoma, the latest version of its operating system for Macs. The latest version of macOS brings many UI improvements, new screen savers, video conferencing features, interactive widgets, and more to eligible Mac models.
Mac including 2017’s iMac Pro model, MacBook Pro from 2018 or later, and Mac Mini from 2018 or later offer support for the macOS Sonoma.
As Apple release the macOS Sonoma update to the public as a free software update on 26th September 2023.
The new operating system is compatible with these computers :
- iMac (2019 or later),
- iMac Pro (2017 or later),
- MacBook Air (2018 or later),
- MacBook Pro (2018 or later),
- Mac Pro (2019 or later),
- Mac Studio (2022 or later),
- Mac Mini (2018 or later).
How to Update your Mac?
Follow These Steps
- Launch the System Settings app on your supported mac.
- Go to General -> Software Update and wait for the new version to appear.
- Click on Upgrade Now and Agree to the terms.
You are recommended to update your Mac models while they are connected to a power source.
The mac might restart multiple times during the process.
This update adds many enhancements to widgets that allow users to complete a reminder, play or pause media, access home controls, and perform various tasks directly from the widget on their desktop.
iPhone users will be able to customise their Mac with widgets from their handsets.
Apple has also add a new Game Mode feature in macOS Sonoma.
It also includes new video conferencing features that enable users to present and share their work within any video conferencing app.
The Presenter Overlay feature for video conferencing allows users to add video to the conversation while sharing their screen and the Reactions feature lets users add 3D-augment reality effects like hearts, confetti, fireworks, and more to the screen.
This new macOS also includes updates to Safari, Siri, and Messages.