Apple Seeds First OS X 10.11 El Capitan Beta to Developers

Rafia Shaikh

As promised, Apple has seeded the very first OS X 10.11 El Capitan Beta to developers. Only registered developers of the Developers Program will be able to taste the features of this OS X build full of new window management and improved gestures among other features.

Apple revealed its OS X 10.11 El Capitan today at Moscone Center at the WWDC 2015 Keynote address. Apple has tried to refine the experience of Yosemite with El Capitan introducing system-wide refinements, graphics improvements with metal, various under the hood performance improvements, and new features in Notes, Photos among others.

You can download OS X 10.11 Beta 1 build number 15A178w. You can get the update in the Mac App Store under Software Update or in the Mac Dev Center.

This developer beta build is expected to show off more features in the OS X build than Apple did at the event today. Hang in while we scour the Internet for some awesome features and delicious wallpapers right from this latest OS X 10.11 beta 1 build by Apple!

OS X 10.11 Beta 1:

OS X 10.11 Beta 1 for developers is supported on the following machines:

  • iMac - Mid 2007 or newer
  • MacBook Air - Late 2008 or newer
  • MacBook - Late 2008 Aluminum, or Early 2009 or newer
  • Mac mini - Early 2009 or newer
  • MacBook Pro - Mid / Late 2007 or newer
  • Mac Pro - Early 2008 or newer
  • Xserve - Early 2009

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