Alongside tvOS 16.2 beta 2 and watchOS 9.2 beta 2 updates, Apple has also released the second beta of an upcoming macOS Ventura 13.1 to developers for testing. The update comes two weeks after Apple rolled out the first macOS Ventura 13.1 beta. macOS Ventura brings along a host of new features including Continuity Camera, Stage manager, updates to iMessage, iCloud Shared Photo Library, and more.
The latest developer beta for macOS 13.1 can be downloaded through the Apple Developer Center. After installing the appropriate profile, users can head to System Settings > Software Update.
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As for the features and improvements, macOS Ventura 13.1 introduces the Freeform app, which allows for collaborative work in macOS. The app lets you work across devices and collaborate on notes, files, sketches, web links, documents, videos, photos, and audio in real-time.
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Freeform “boards” can be shared with other people and discussed over FaceTime, with updates from all participants synced to everyone in real-time. The Freeform app is available for all Apple devices including iPhone, iPad, and Mac. In addition to this, the macOS Ventura 13.1 also adds support for an updated Home app architecture that improves performance for various smart home devices.
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