MacOS Monterey, news of the new operating system for Mac

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MacOS Monterey, news of the new operating system for Mac

Apple had its first day of its developer fair today: a WWDC 21. This has been his moment to show the world his advances in software, where today he had a lot to tell his fans. And it is that among the many announcements today we have to talk about the arrival of one of the versions of its many operating systems, which, in this case, is MacOS Monterey.

One keyboard and mouse for multiple devices

MacOS Monterey It has been one of the last great novelties to arrive, but it is not the least interesting for that. We will start by counting the novelties of the operating system for computers of the bitten apple. The first stop is Universal Control which could be defined with the mythical phrase of “a mouse to rule them all.” Lovers of productivity and an Apple ecosystem will have in their hands the possibility of combining several computers and tablets with each other.

During the conference saw that an iPad Pro, a MacBook and an iMac could be controlled with a single keyboard and a single mouse. The three devices are joined as one, sharing information with each other in addition to the input peripherals. The same happens with AirPlay for Mac, where you can send your content on the screen to your mobile phone to the computer.

Redesigning Safari

Safari, which is already “the fastest browser in the world“, now reimagine the browsing experience with a New tab layout that allows users to see more of the page while scrolling. A new tab bar takes the color of the web page and combines the tabs, toolbar and search field in a single compact design. Tab groups offer a new way to easily save and manage tabs, which is ideal for planning trips, shopping or storing the tabs that users visit every day.

Tab groups are also Synchronize between Mac, iPhone and iPad, so users can continue their project from anywhere and easily share tabs with friends and family.

Automate tasks

Shortcuts comes to the Mac for help users automate everyday tasks and achieve maximum productivity. Similar to the iPhone and iPad, Shortcuts on Mac allows users to quickly complete tasks with the applications they use the most. With an extensive gallery of pre-built actions designed exclusively for Mac, users can instantly share files, make animated GIFs, and much more.

Advanced users who want to go further can use the Shortcut Editor on Mac to customize the shortcuts to suit your workflows. Shortcuts are built into everything macOS, including the menu bar, Finder, Spotlight, and even hands-free with Siri, making it easy to run shortcuts regardless of the application the user is in. Users can easily import existing Automator workflows into Shortcuts and get up and running right away.

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Renewed Notes

New Notes features help users to orGet organized, collaborate and create notes from anywhere. Quick Note is a new way for users to take notes on any application or website across the system, making it easy to capture thoughts and ideas wherever inspiration strikes. Users can alsoAdd links from an application to your Quick Note to create context, even on a website in Safari or an address in Maps.

As users work on projects in Notes with friends or colleagues, they can add mentions, view everyone’s edits in the new Activity View, and categorize their Notes with tags to find them quickly and easily in the new Tags Browser and Tag-based Smart Folders.

Focus

With Focus, Mac users can stay in the moment by automatically filtering notifications unrelated to your current activity. Users can signal their status so that others know when they are focused and unavailable. When a user has Focus activated on one device, it is automatically activated on the rest of their devices and can be customized based on their current activity, whether they are preparing a presentation or finishing an assignment for school.


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Always be connected

FaceTime: More Real Calls

FaceTime now includes a set of new audio and video features that make calls more natural and realistic. With spatial audio, voices on a FaceTime call sound as if they came from where the person is positioned on the screen, while Voice Isolation ensures that the user’s voice is crystal clear and uses machine learning to eliminate background noise, and Wide Spectrum allows all sound in the area to come through for participants to hear. everything.

Portrait mode leverages Apple’s neural engine on the M1 chip to blur the user’s background for a stunning video effect, and the new Grid View displays participants in tiles of the same size.

SharePlay

SharePlay is a powerful set of system functions that allows users tos have shared experiences while on a FaceTime call. Users can share their favorite music, TV shows, movies, projects and more with friends and family in real time: start a shared listening party, watch movies and shows, collaborate on apps by sharing screen, and much more.


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With an API built for easy adoption, third-party developers can bring their own apps to FaceTime.

Share content

Shared with You makes it easy to locate and enjoy all the content shared through Messages, such as photos, videos, articles and much more, directly from the Shared with You tab of Photos, Safari, Apple Podcasts, Apple News, and the Apple TV app.

Continuity functions

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Universal Control allows users work with a single mouse and keyboard and move between Mac and iPad without setup. Users can even drag and drop content across devices, ideal for sketching a drawing with Apple Pencil on iPad and placing it on a Keynote slide on Mac.

AirPlay to Mac

With AirPlay to Mac, users can reproduce, present and share almost everything -from the latest movies and games to vacation photos and presentations- dFrom your iPhone or iPad directly to your Mac’s Retina display. The Mac’s hi-fi sound system can also be used as an AirPlay speaker, so users can play music or podcasts on their Mac, or use their Mac as a secondary speaker for multi-room audio.

Other what’s new in macOS Monterey

Interactive Maps and Globes

With the new interactive globe in Maps and an amazing, immersive and detailed city experience, users can enjoy new ways to navigate and explore the natural beauty of the Earth by taking full advantage of the huge screen of the Mac.


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Live Text

Live Text uses machine learning on the device to detect text in photos, including phone numbers, web pages, addresses, and tracking numbers, so users can easily copy and paste, make a phone call, open a web page, and find more information. Visual Lookup also uses machine learning to help users discover and learn about animals, art, landmarks, plants, and more in photos. These features work across macOS, including apps like Photos, Messages, and Safari.

iCloud+

iCloud + combines everything users love about iCloud with new premium features like Hide My Email, expanded HomeKit Secure Video support, and an innovative new internet privacy service, iCloud Private Relay, at no additional cost.1

Spatial Audio

AirPods Pro and AirPods Max offer a theater-like experience with spatial audio on Macs with the M1 chip.

Privacy

Privacy features, such as Mail’s Privacy Shield, allow users to choose whether emails can collect information about their Mail activity, and the recording indicator on the Mac now shows which application is accessing the microphone on the Mac.

New accessibility features allow anyone to add alternate image descriptions directly from Markup, and improved full keyboard access and new cursor customization options provide more flexibility when navigating the Mac.

Availability

The macOS Monterey developer beta is available to members of the Apple Developer Program at developer.apple.com starting today. Mac users will get a public beta next month at beta.apple.com. Y “macOS Monterey will be available this fall as a free software update “, so there are still several months ahead of waiting.

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