Today, Apple has seen fit to release the macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 beta 3 to developers. The update arrives a little over a week after the company rolled out the second beta of the firmware and almost a month after releasing the new High Sierra update to the general public. So let's dive in to see some more details on the new beta update and whether it brings new changes and forward-facing additions to the table.
macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 Beta 3 Seeded To Developers
At this point in time, we can suggest that the update purely focuses on internal bug fixes and performance enhancements. Apart from this, there are various security improvements and under the hood implementations have well for a smoother user experience. However, there could possibly be some new additions in the beta update that we are yet not aware of. Nonetheless, we will definitely let you guys know as soon as something is discovered.
If you're willing to give macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 a go on your Mac, it can be downloaded through the Apple Developer Center or through the Software Update mechanism in the Mac App Store. However, make sure that you install the proper profile.
macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 beta 3 also introduces a wide range of new Unicode 10 emoji. Some of them include the crazy face, pretzel, a pie, t-rex, vampire, brain, scarf, zebra, giraffe, fortune cookie, hedgehog, exploding head, vomiting, shushing face, love you gestures and a lot more. These emojis are part of iOS 11.1 as well as watchOS 4.1. So that's one thing to look forward to in the update.
macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 on its own is a major update as it introduces the new Apple File System format, HEIC and HEVC photo and video encoding. These new formats allow an individual to save storage space while at the same time does not compromise on quality. Meta 2 is also part of the operating system for an enhanced graphics experience. Other than this, the update carries various minor and major changes throughout the operating system, which you might already be familiar with.
At this point in time, there are no new major forward-facing features discovered in the macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 beta 3 update. We will keep you guys posted on anything new that is available in the beta 3 update. There will be more to the story, so be sure to stay tuned in for more details.
This is it for now, folks. What are your thoughts on the new macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 beta 3 update? Share your views with us in the comments.