Beyond the new systemwide Dark Mode feature – a first for Mac – there’s also major improvements to Apple’s Finder window and the ability to capture video using the screenshots functionality. Apple is also adding a new Stacks feature, which will allow you to instantly arrange everything in your desktop into organised sections of documents.
Speaking of iOS, Mojave also features the first apps ported over from the mobile operating system. Stocks, Books, Home and Voice Memos are all coming to the Mac before Apple opens up the porting tools to third-party developers.
The company says devs will be able to start porting their iOS apps to macOS in 2019, so it’ll be a while before Mac users see some of their favourite apps show up on the Mac. The firm is also giving the Mac App Store its first proper revamp in years, while Group FaceTime will enable video chats with up to 32 people at once.
This version of the desktop operating system comes hot on the heels of the first public iOS 12 beta release on June 25. It also follows the release of the second Mojave developer beta released last week.
As always, Apple is advising eager users to express caution when downloading the beta software. The company recommends installing the software on a secondary machine rather than a primary device.
If you insist upon installing the beta on your main Mac, make sure you make a full Time Machine back-up before doing so.
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