Apple today released macOS Big Sur 11.4, the fourth major update to its macOS Big Sur operating system. The macOS Big Sur 11.4 update is free and can be downloaded on all compatible Macs using the Software Update section of System Preferences.
macOS Big Sur 11.4 lays the groundwork for Spatial Audio with Dolby Atmos and Lossless Audio, both of which will be available in Apple Music on the Mac. It also adds support for Apple Podcasts subscriptions and fixes a number of bugs.
Apple’s release notes for Big Sur 11.4 are as follows:
macOS Big Sur 11.4 adds Apple Podcasts subscriptions and channels and includes important bug fixes.
– Apple Podcasts subscriptions are available for purchase via monthly and annual subscriptions
– Channels group together collections of shows from podcast creators
This release also fixes the following issues:
– Bookmarks in Safari may get reordered or moved into a folder that can appear hidden
– Certain websites may not display correctly after your Mac wakes from sleep
– Keywords may not be included when exporting a photo from the Photos app
– Preview may become unresponsive when searching PDF documents
– 16-inch MacBook may become unresponsive when playing Civilization VI
For more detailed information about this update, please visit: https://support.apple.com/kb/HT211896
For detailed information about the security content of this update, please visit: https://support.apple.com/kb/HT201222