macOS Sonoma 4+


    • Free



macOS Sonoma brings all‑new capabilities that elevate your productivity and creativity. Personalize your Mac with stunning screensavers and widgets that you can add to your desktop. Elevate your presence on video calls with a new way to present your work that keeps you a part of the presentation. Safari profiles and web apps help you organize your browsing in all-new ways. Game Mode boosts gaming performance. And when you upgrade, you get the latest security and privacy protections available for Mac.

Screen Savers
• Stunning screen savers of locations from around the world seamlessly become your desktop wallpaper when you log-in

• Widgets can be placed anywhere on the desktop and adapt to the color of your wallpaper while working in apps
• iPhone widgets can be added to your Mac when your iPhone is nearby or on the same Wi-Fi network
• Interactive widgets let you take actions directly from the widget such as running a shortcut, pausing media, and more

Video Conferencing
• Presenter Overlay keeps you front and center while sharing your screen
• Reactions layer 3D effects like hearts, balloons, confetti, and more around you in video calls

Safari and Passwords
• Profiles keep your browsing separate for topics like work and personal
• Web apps let you use any website like an app, complete with an icon in the Dock for faster access and a simplified toolbar for easier browsing
• Enhanced Private Browsing locks your private browsing windows when you’re not using them, blocks known trackers from loading, and removes tracking that identifies you from URLs
• Password and passkey sharing with trusted contacts

• Live Stickers sync from iOS and iPadOS to macOS, giving you access to the Live Stickers you create on your iPhone and iPad
• Search filters for people, keywords, and content types like photos or links
• Swipe to reply inline on any iMessage bubble

• Game Mode gives games the highest priority on the CPU and GPU, delivering more consistent frame rates and lower latency to wireless controllers

• Improved autocorrect accuracy makes typing even easier by leveraging a more powerful transformer-based language model
• Inline predictive text shows single- and multi-word predictions that you can add by pressing the Space bar
• Improved Dictation experience supports using your voice and keyboard together to enter text

• Adaptive Audio is a new listening mode that dynamically blends Active Noise Cancellation and Transparency to tailor the noise control experience based on the conditions of your environment
• Press to mute and unmute your microphone when on a call
• Improved AirPods automatic switching now detects Mac up to 2X faster

• Sensitive Content Warnings can be enabled to help prevent users from unexpectedly viewing sensitive images in Messages
• Expanded Communication Safety protections for children now detect videos containing nudity in addition to photos shared through Messages and the Photos picker

• Live Speech lets you type what you want to say and reads it aloud in FaceTime calls or in-person conversations
• Personal Voice helps users at risk of speech loss create a voice that sounds like them in a private and secure way using on-device machine learning
• Made for iPhone compatible hearing devices can be paired and used with Mac

This release includes other features and improvements:
• One-Time verification code AutoFill from Mail helps you quickly sign into sites in Safari
• Inline PDFs and document scans in Notes are presented full-width making them easy to view
• Grocery Lists in Reminders automatically group related items into sections as you add them
• Option to say "Siri" in addition to "Hey Siri" for a more natural way to activate Siri
• High performance mode in Screen Sharing improves responsiveness while remotely accessing a Mac with Apple silicon

Some features may not be available for all regions or on all Apple devices.

What’s New

Version 14.5

macOS Sonoma 14.5 includes the following improvements and bug fixes:
• Quartiles is a new and original daily word game that is now available in Apple News+
• Scoreboard in News+ Puzzles gives you access to new player data for Crossword, Mini Crossword and Quartiles, including stats and streaks

Some features may not be available for all regions, or on all Apple devices.

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