Apple has started releasing macOS Ventura to all users of Macs, iMacs, and MacBooks after months of beta testing the update to its popular operating system. The latest refresh to macOS brings a host of new features like the Continuity Camera, Stage Manager, and new design revamps to apps like Clock and Weather.
Apple has refreshed other apps like Mail, Spotlight search, Safari, Messages and Photos, and more. The new version of macOS allows users to leverage the iPhone camera as a webcam for FaceTime calls.
The macOS Ventura update will be available for all MacBook models launched in 2017 and later, including both the MacBook Pro and the 2018 MacBook Air. Furthermore, the update is available for the Mac Mini models launched in 2018 and later, along with the Mac Pro released in 2019 and later. All iMac Pro and Mac Studio will also get the update.
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Users are recommended to do a Mac backup before proceeding to install macOS Ventura. You can create a backup either with Time Machine or put them on iCloud.
To get the update, select the Apple menu in the top-left corner of the screen. Go to System Preferences > Software Update > Update Now (or Upgrade Now). This will start downloading and installing macOS Ventura on a supported device.
macOS 13 or macOS Ventura comes with a host of new features. This includes improved compatibility between macOS and iPhones. macOS users can use an iPhone as a webcam with the Continuity Camera feature. Users can also start a FaceTime call on an iPhone and move it to macOS seamlessly.
macOS users can also edit and delete messages on iMessages like on iOS. You can also unsend an email on the Mail app. macOS comes with an alternative to passwords in the form of Passkeys that you can use to authenticate apps, websites, and others through the Safari browser.