macOS Ventura Release Candidate Available for Beta Testers

Oct 18, 2022 - Leave a Comment

MacOS Ventura beta

Apple has made the release candidate build of macOS Ventura available to users participating in the public beta and developer beta testing programs for macOS Ventura.

Release candidate (RC) builds (sometimes also called GM, for Golden Master) are typically the final version of software issued in a beta testing cycle, matching the final version available to the general public.

MacOS Ventura includes some new features and brings some changes to the Mac, including the Stage Manager new multitasking interface, the ability to use an iPhone as a webcam with Continuity Camera feature, Handoff support for FaceTime calls, abilities to schedule email sending, unsending email capabilities, features that allow users to edit and unsend Messages sent via iMessage, Safari Tab Groups, the inclusion of Weather app, Clock app comes to the Mac for the first time, and a redesigned System Preferences that looks like it belongs on an iPhone that has been renamed to System Settings, along with additional smaller changes and features.

Anyone currently running macOS Ventura beta can find the macOS Ventura RC build available to download now via   System Settings > General > Software Update.

macOS Ventura Release Date: October 24

Apple has said that macOS Ventura will be available to the public on October 24.

If you want to get ahead of everyone else, you can install macOS Ventura public beta on a Mac to gain access to the RC build now.

All Mac users interested in running macOS Ventura will need to make sure they have a Mac that is compatible with macOS Ventura.

The most recent stable macOS build is currently macOS Monterey 12.6.

Additionally, Apple issued RC builds for iOS 16.1 and iPadOS 16.1.


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Posted by: Paul Horowitz in Mac OS, News

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