Apple on Monday released macOS Sierra 10.12.3, the third major update to the macOS Sierra operating system that was originally launched in September 2016. The update has been in testing by developers and public beta testers since the middle of December and comes just over a month following the release of macOS Sierra 10.12.2.
The macOS Sierra 10.12.3 update for all Mac users running macOS Sierra on their machines. The update can be downloaded via “Update” tab in the Mac App Store. The update is also available as a direct download in both normal and combo update format.
Apple’s release notes list the following fixes for macOS Sierra 10.12.3:
The macOS Sierra 10.12.3 Update improves the stability and security of your Mac, and is recommended for all users.
- Improves automatic graphics switching on MacBook Pro (15-inch, October 2016).
- Resolves graphics issues while encoding Adobe Premiere Pro projects on MacBook Pro with Touch Bar (13- and 15-inch, October 2016).
- Fixes an issue that prevented the searching of scanned PDF documents in Preview.
- Resolves a compatibility issue with PDF documents that are exported with encryption enabled.
- Fixes an issue that prevented some third-party applications from correctly importing images from digital cameras. Enterprise content: Resolves an issue were network or cached user accounts (such as Active Directory accounts) using the maxFailedLoginAttempts password policy were becoming disabled.
macOS Sierra 10.12.3 will likely soon be followed by a beta release of macOS Sierra 10.12.4. We’ll notify you when that update becomes available.