Apple Seeds First Public Beta of OS X 10.11.4 El Capitan

Posted in Apple, Apple News, Mac, OS X on 14/01/2016 by Chris Hauk


Apple on Thursday seeded the first beta of OS X 10.11.4 El Capitan to its public beta testers, coming just a few days after the beta’s initial release to developers.

Apple Seeds First Public Beta of OS X 10.11.4 El Capitan

The new beta is available to users enrolled in Apple’s public beta testing program via the “Update” tab in the Mac App Store. The new beta is being tested alongside OS X 10.11.3, which is also still in testing, but will likely soon be released to the public.

New features in OS X 10.11.4 include Live Photo viewing and sharing in Messages, secure password protection for individual notes in the Notes app, and performance improvements, bug fixes, and other under-the-hood changes.

Users¬†wishing to join the Apple¬†public beta testing program can sign up on Apple’s beta testing website.


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