MacOS Ventura 13.2.1 Update with Bug Fixes & Security Patches Available
Apple has released macOS Ventura 13.2.1 as a software update for Mac users running the Ventura operating system. The update is said to include bug fixes and security updates, and is therefore recommended to install for all eligible Mac users.
Separately, Apple released iOS 16.3.1 for iPhone, iPadOS 16.3.1 for iPad, along with updates to HomePod, Apple TV, and WatchOS. Mac users running MacOS Monterey or Big Sur will find an update to Safari available instead.
How to Download MacOS Ventura 13.2.1 Update
Before anything else, back up your Mac with Time Machine.
- Go to the Apple menu and select “System Settings”
- Go to “General”, and then select “Software Update”
- Click to ‘Update Now’ when macOS Ventura 13.2.1 shows as available to download
Your Mac will need to restart to complete installation.
The macOS Ventura 13.2.1 update download size is roughly 1GB in size, depending on the Mac model.
If you’re not running Ventura, you will find updates to Safari available instead.
Download Full macOS Ventura 13.2.1 Installer
Users can also download the complete InstallAssistant.pkg for MacOS Ventura 13.2.1 directly from Apple with the following URL, if desired:
Downloading a full installer is useful for users who want to create a boot installer drive for MacOS Ventura with the latest system software update.
MacOS Ventura 13.2.1 Release Notes
Release notes for macOS Ventura 13.2.1 are very brief:
This update provides important bug fixes and security updates for your Mac.
For information on the security content of Apple software updates, please visit this website: https://support.apple.com/kb/HT201222
Separately, software updates are available for iPhone and iPad as iOS 16.3.1 and iPadOS 16.3.1, homePod as HomePodOS 16.3.2, watchOS 9.3.2, and AppleTV as 16.3.2.