Download: macOS 10.12.6 Final Version Released


The final version of macOS 10.12.6 is now available to download for all compatible Mac users. Here's how you can download it straight away.

macOS 10.12.6 Arrives with Bug Fixes, Performance Enhancements & Security Patches

Apple has just pushed out the final version of macOS 10.12.6 Sierra to everyone around the globe. The update is applicable to you as long as you have a compatible Mac. And those thinking that this release might bring something new to the table, well, it does not. It only focuses on fixing bugs, polishing the performance throttle as well as patch a few security loopholes. The complete changelog of the update as per the Mac App Store is as follows.

Apple Releases Security Update For macOS Sierra And El Capitan Addressing Meltdown

The macOS Sierra 10.12.6 Update improves the security, stability, and compatibility of your Mac, and is recommended for all users.

Enterprise content:

  • Resolves an issue that prevents making certain SMB connections from the Finder.
  • Fixes an issue that causes Xsan clients to unexpectedly restart when moving a file within a relation point on a Quantum StorNext File System.
  • Improves the stability of Terminal app.

In order to download the update right away on your Mac, start off by saving all your work. Now launch the Mac App Store and click on the Updates tab at the top. Once here, the update will become available to download in a few seconds. Once it's live, just click on the Update button next to it and let the download begin. The update will take quite a while to finish so exercise some patience while things move forward.

If you wish to go directly to the macOS Sierra download page on the Mac App Store, then click on the link below.

Planning a clean install of macOS Sierra on your Mac? Well, make sure you have backed up everything in a safe and secure location. Once done, follow the guides below for further details on how to download and install macOS Sierra from scratch.

Since macOS 10.12.6 Sierra is a small update, therefore I will recommend sticking to the over the air route. It's a no-fuss and road to take and you'll be on the latest release in no time. Only go for a clean install until or unless you feel that your Mac is in bad shape and could use a fresh start. Otherwise, leave things as they are.

Do let us know in the comments section what you think about the latest macOS Sierra release.