Apple Releases First Public Beta Of macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 And tvOS 11.1

Ali Salman
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Today, Apple has seen fit to release the first public beta of macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 to public beta testers. The update comes one day after the company rolled out the first beta of macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 to developers. Apart from this, the company also released tvOS 11.1 to public beta testers. While both of these firmware betas are ready to be tested by the public, it is important to note that the update does not bring any forward facing additions. So let's dive in to see some more details on the subject and see if the beta updates have any feature that we should look out for.

Apple Seeds Beta 1 Of macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 And tvOS 11.1 To Public Beta Testers

If you're up for it, beta testers who have signed up for Apple's beta testing program will be able to download the first beta of macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 through the Software Update mechanism in the Mac App Store. If you're not signed up for the program yet, you can do so through the beta testing website.

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As for what's part of the new public beta update of macOS High Sierra 10.13.1, it carries various bug fixes, performance enhancements, and security updates. Henceforth, the developments are part of under the hood improvements. Apple's release of macOS High Sierra basically refines the previous macOS Sierra updates. There are various tweaks and feature updates made in High Sierra which you will see all around the operating system. The update is not only limited to features, there are various minor visual variations part of macOS High Sierra as well.

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In terms of the new tvOS 11.1 public beta, the update can be obtained through the Settings app on your Apple TV and navigating to the Software Update section which can be found under ''System''. Do make sure that the ''Get Public Beta Updates'' option needs to be toggled on. Once you do that, the Apple TV will download the public beta to your Apple TV.

In terms of features, the scenario is the same as the update primarily focuses on under the hood improvements like bug fixes and security fixes. Overall, the new tvOS 11.1 brings various forward facing features. There will be more to the story so be sure to stick around. Moreover, we will let you guys know as soon as something new is discovered in the updates.

This is it for now, folks. What are your thoughts on the new public beta of macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 and tvOS 11.1? Share your views in the comments.

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