Introduced to the world in June this year at WWDC, here is macOS Catalina reaching Mac users today. This is the latest version of the operating system that Apple develops for their computers.
If you have a compatible Mac, it’s time to download the new macOS Catalina for free. To do this, you should go to System Preferences – Software Update.
MacOS Catalina Compatible Equipment
- MacBook Air 2012 and later
- MacBook Pro 2012 and later
- Mac Pro 2013 and later
- iMac 2012 and later
- iMac Pro
- Mac mini 2012 and later
- MacBook) inches
macOS Catalina marks the end of iTunes
One of the milestones associated with macOS Catalina is the end of iTunes. This popular media player application is now divided into three applications: Music, Podcasts and Apple TV.
Syncing to your iPhone will now be done via Finder. Apple has also decided to merge the “Find My Device” and “Find My Friends” applications. This gives rise to “Find My”, which will allow you to locate devices via Bluetooth.
iPad now has more interaction with your Mac
Another of The new feature brought by macOS Catalina is the ability to run applications designed for iPad on Mac. This feature will give new vigor to applications designed for Apple tablets.
Speaking of iPad, we still have new Sidecar functionality. In short, Sidecar lets you use your iPad as a secondary Mac screen.
The great thing about this feature is its compatibility with the Apple Pencil. This will be particularly important for artists who can draw on their iPad and see the results on their Mac.
Screen Time finally comes to macOS
A Screen Time function also comes to macOS Catalina. As with iOS, this feature will let you know how much time you spend with your computer. Plus you can now see the usage times of all your Apple devices.