Apple announced on Monday that the MacOS Montessori will be available as the latest operating system for Mac computers on October 25th. The new Magos WWDC 2021 was launched in June and is designed to be the successor to the Magos Big Sur launched last year. The MacOS Montessori 12 comes with a list of changes to provide a more fluid experience when using multiple Apple devices. It also includes features like Shareplay and Focus available on iOS 15 and iPadOS 15. Furthermore, the Magos update provides Universal Control and Airplay for Macs to enhance Apple’s continuity and provide an integrated experience for people across Apple devices.
Features of Magos Montessori
Unlike the Magos Big Sur, which brought significant interface-level improvements to the Mac world, the Magos Montessori is all about enhancing the user experience with a list of behind-the-scenes changes. This brings global control to allow users to multitask between Mac and iPod using a single mouse and keyboard. The Universal Control feature allows users to work with the Apple Pencil. It lets you bring the drawing and sketch you do on your iPod directly to a main slide on your Mac.
AirPlay has provided Apple Mac with MacOS Montessori. It lets users play, deliver, and share wirelessly from your iPhone or iPad to your Mac. You can also use your Mac sound system as an AirPlay speaker using the update.
For enhanced productivity experience, Magos Montrey brings quick tips. It allows you to write important notes while browsing a website or using an application. The new MacOS release comes with shortcuts launched on iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 last year. It helps to automate tasks on Mac. Apple has also provided a dedicated shortcut editor for Mac to allow users to customize shortcuts based on their needs.
The MacOS Montessori update brings a new Safari browser, which comes with a new tab design. This includes tab groups for storing and managing multiple tabs under the same heading. In addition, there is an updated FaceTime and a new grid view with spatial audio support.
Apple has provided SharePlay integration within the MacOS Montessori so that users can share their movies, TV shows and programs with friends and family through a facetime call.
For iCloud subscribed users, MacOS Montessori comes with iCloud + access, which comes with features like Hide My Email and iCloud Private Relay. There is also support for spatial audio, which is limited to newer Mac machines and can be enjoyed on Airboats (3rd generation), Airboats Pro or Airboats Max.
How to download Magos Montessori
MacOS Montessori is currently available for download on Mac devices including MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, iMac and Mac Mini running MacOS Pixar. The new MacOS version will automatically reach compatible Mac devices when it is released on October 25th. However, you can go manually and check for updates System Options > Software update After clicking the Apple menu icon in the upper left corner of your computer screen. You will receive an alternative update by visiting this About this Mac Setting up from the Apple menu.
The MacOS Montessori release will be pre-installed on the new MacBook Pro (2021) models at the event that Apple unveiled on Monday.