Apple has just released macOS Monterey for download for Mac users, as promised.
The release of macOS Monterey comes on the eve of the official launch of the company’s new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models.
You can update your Mac by going to System Preferences > Software Update. Servers are likely to be slammed so download this update later this evening if you don’t want to wait (plus you may get a heads up on any bugs).
Apple explained in a press release, “macOS Monterey delivers groundbreaking new features that help users connect in new ways, accomplish more, and work seamlessly across their Apple devices. FaceTime includes new audio and video features that make calls feel more natural and lifelike, and new Continuity tools like AirPlay to Mac enable Apple devices to work even better together.”
Other features include, “Live Text and Visual Lookup bring new intelligence features to surface useful information, Safari includes powerful tab organization with Tab Groups, and the ease of automation comes to the Mac with Shortcuts.”
Apple says SharePlay, which lets “Mac users to have shared experiences together through FaceTime, and Universal Control will make it easy for users to work effortlessly across their Mac and iPad,” will be coming this fall.