MacOS Ventura Beta 9 Available for Testing
Apple has released MacOS Ventura beta 9 to users enrolled in the beta testing programs for Mac system software.
MacOS Ventura 13 brings a variety of changes and new features to the Mac, including the Stage Manager multitasking interface, the ability to use an iPhone as a webcam through Continuity Camera, an ability to handoff FaceTime calls between devices, an ability to edit and unsend iMessages, functionality to schedule sending of emails in Mail app, an ability to unsend email in Mail app, a Safari Tab Grouping feature, the inclusion of Weather app, Clock app comes to the Mac, a completely redesigned System Preferences which has been renamed to System Settings and looks like it was copy and pasted directly from iPhone, and more.
If you’re currently running a macOS Ventura beta build you can find macOS Ventura 13 beta 9 available to download now from System Settings > Software Update, accessible in Ventura by going to Apple menu > System Settings > Software Update.
While beta system software is aimed at advanced users, anyone can technically experience the beta builds by installing macOS Ventura public beta on a Mac if they’re feeling adventurous.
If you’re curious, you may want to review macOS Ventura compatible Macs here before getting too excited about the update, since the new system software version eliminates support for some earlier models.
Apple has said that macOS Ventura will be released in October.
The most recent stable version of macOS system software currently available is macOS Monterey 12.6.