Here, in this editorial, we will let you know about latest update and features of Mac OS High Sierra, the newest Mac version. On 25 September 2017, the updated software was launched. It brought new core technologies as well as breaks for the developers.
Latest Mac OS version
On 25 September 2017, Mac OS High Sierra was available for downloading. If you are still thinking about possibilities of upgrading, you must check out the features.
Mac OS High Sierra “Supplement Update”
On October 5 2017, supplement update for High Sierra was issued. The update fixes few issues. Let us take a look.
It fixes a vulnerability, which may expose the passwords of encrypted files. Username and Password of accounts stored in keychain through third party app remained a vulnerability, but newer update fixes the issue. A bug of cursor of Adobe InDesign is fixed. There was an issue regarding Yahoo messages and it was not possible to delete the mails. However, this particular issue is fixed in the new update.
Mac OS High Sierra 10.13.1
The newest update of High Sierra was made available on 31 October 2017. It brings performance improvement as well as security enhancement. It fixes bugs as well as new emoji. This particular update fixes a vulnerability regarding WPA2 Wi-Fi standard. Previously, it was letting the explorers to exploit the weaknesses of WPA2 protocol for decrypting network traffic. It includes new emoji too.
New features of Mac OS High Sierra
Sierra brings few newer features to Mac like Apple pay and Siri. As the changes were under the hood, you may remain unaware about those. Let us take a look. The core technological changes include the following.
It comes with a new Apple File System, which alters the way Mac stores data. It also makes the copying easier. It improves the 4K video playback and reduces the space taken by videos. There will be improvement regarding graphics capability. It will allow the VR to support Mac.
High Sierra is almost as same as the Mac OS X Mountain Lion and Mac OS X Snow Leopard. Those two updates brought very few changes in the outside, but changed a lot in the inside. High Sierra is a lot like that. It made very little changes in the outside features, but did a lot for the underlying technological core.
You will find updates in the mail, Siri, iCloud, Spotlight, Notes, Messages etc. While surfing the web, you will be able to personalize your experience with the new update. In addition, the Safari of Mac OS High Sierra will be able to block videos and audios of all sites. Those can only be played after permission. Moreover, all the contents will appear without any advertisement. The photos will have an always-on side bar like iPhoto. With the new update, the voice of Siri will be a lot more expressive. It will be less robotic too and it will add significant changes in the expressions and intonations. In addition, it will now recommend songs based on your playlist.