Apple’s fifth developer beta build macOS Sonoma 14.2 has been issued to test participants and the operating system has reached release candidate status.
Developers participating in the beta program can get the latest builds by visiting the Apple Developer Center or updating. Mac I’m running a beta version of the latest build. Public beta versions are made generally available through the Apple Beta Software Program shortly after the developer version is released.
The fifth build is number 23C63 and replaces the fourth build 23C5055b.
Reported changes found in the beta so far include iMessage Sticker Reactions, Favorite Apple Music Playlists, Collaborative Apple Music Playlists, iMessage Contacts Key Review, and more .
AppleInsider Apple also strongly recommends that users do not install beta operating systems or other beta software on “mission-critical” or primary devices, as they are less likely to experience issues that could lead to data loss. doing. Testers should instead use secondary or non-essential hardware and always ensure sufficient backups of critical data.
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