The macOS Catalina 10.15.7 update improves the stability and reliability of your Mac, and is recommended for all users.
macOS Catalina 10.15.7 introduces local news in your Today feed in Apple News and improves the security and reliability of your Mac.
Resolves an issue where macOS would not automatically connect to Wi-Fi networks
Fixes an issue that could prevent files syncing through iCloud Drive
Addresses a graphic issue that may occur on iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, 2020) with Radeon Pro 5700 XT
The macOS Catalina 10.15.6 update improves the stability and reliability of your Mac, and is recommended for all users.
macOS Catalina 10.15.6 introduces local news in your Today feed in Apple News and improves the security and reliability of your Mac.
Local news in your Today feed provides extensive coverage of San Francisco, the Bay Area, Los Angeles, Houston, and New York City
More stories available from local news providers with a subscription to Apple News+
Your daily newsletter from Apple News can now be personalized with stories that reflect your interests
This update also includes bug fixes and other improvements.
Adds a new option to optimize video streaming on HDR-compatible Mac notebooks for improved battery life
Fixes an issue where the computer name may change after installing a software update
Resolves an issue where certain USB mouse and trackpads may lose connection
The macOS Catalina 10.15.5 update improves the stability and reliability of your Mac, and is recommended for all users.
macOS Catalina 10.15.5
macOS Catalina 10.15.5 introduces battery health management in the Energy Saver settings for notebooks, a new option to disable automatic prominence in Group FaceTime calls, and controls to fine-tune the built-in calibration of your Pro Display XDR. The update also improves the stability, reliability, and security of your Mac.
Battery Health Management
Battery health management to help maximize battery lifespan for Mac notebooks
Energy Saver preference pane now displays battery condition and recommends if the battery needs to be serviced
Option to disable battery health management
For more information, please visit https://support.apple.com/kb/HT211094
FaceTime Prominence Preference
New option to control automatic prominence on Group FaceTime calls, so video tiles do not change size when a participant speaks
Calibration Fine-Tuning for Pro Display XDR
Controls to fine-tune the built-in calibration of your Pro Display XDR by adjusting the white point and luminance for a precise match to
your own display-calibration target
This update also includes bug fixes and other improvements:
Fixes an issue that may prevent Reminders from sending notifications for recurring reminders
Addresses an issue that may prevent password entry on the login screen
Fixes an issue where System Preferences would continue to show a notification badge even after installing an update
Resolves an issue where the built-in camera may not be detected when trying to use it after using a video conferencing app
Addresses an issue for Mac computers with the Apple T2 Security Chip where internal speakers may not appear as a sound output device in Sound preferences
Fixes a stability issue with uploading and downloading media files from iCloud Photo Library while your Mac is asleep
Resolves a stability issue when transferring large amounts of data to RAID volumes
Fixes an issue where the Reduced Motion Accessibility preference did not reduce the speed of animations in a Group FaceTime call
Improves performance on certain Mac models when enabling hardware acceleration in GPU-intensive apps such as those used for video conferencing
Addresses an issue where Microsoft Exchange accounts were unable to sign in during account setup when using Conditional Access
Apple Push Notification Service traffic now uses a web proxy when specified in a PAC file via the Proxies payload
Resolves an issue that prevented some displays connected to MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019) from waking from sleep when the Mac wakes
Major new releases of macOS are no longer hidden when using the softwareupdate(8) command with the --ignore flag
This change also affects macOS Mojave and macOS High Sierra after installing Security Update 2020-003.
The macOS Mojave 10.14.6 update improves the stability and reliability of your Mac, and is recommended for all users.
• Makes downloaded issues available in the My Magazines section of Apple News+, both online and offline
• Adds all publications in Apple News+, including newspapers, to the catalog at the top of the News+ feed
• Adds the ability to clear downloaded magazine issues in Apple News+ by selecting History > Clear > Clear All
• Addresses an issue which prevents creation of a new Boot Camp partition on iMac and Mac mini with Fusion Drive
• Resolves an issue that may cause a hang during a restart
• Resolves a graphics issue that may occur when waking from sleep
• Fixes an issue that may cause fullscreen video to appear black on Mac mini
• Improves file sharing reliability over SMB
The macOS Mojave 10.14.5 update improves the stability and reliability of your Mac, and is recommended for all users.
• Adds AirPlay 2 support for sharing videos, photos, music and more from your Mac directly to your AirPlay 2-enabled smart TV
• Adds the ability to follow a magazine from the Apple News+ catalog browsing view
• Includes support for the Reiwa (令和) era of the Japanese calendar
• Improves audio latency on MacBook Pro models introduced in 2018
• Fixes an issue that prevented certain very large OmniOutliner and OmniPlan documents from rendering properly
The macOS Mojave 10.14.4 update adds support for Apple News+, includes bug fixes and improvements, improves the stability and reliability of your Mac, and is recommended for all users.
Apple News+ is a new subscription service that extends the Apple News experience with hundreds of magazines and top newspapers
Our editors handpick top articles and magazine issues, and you also get personalized recommendations on the topics most interesting to you
Automatic downloads make it easy to read magazine issues offline
Apple News is now available in Canada, with a free experience that includes handpicked Top Stories, a personalized Today feed, and support for both English and French
Apple News+ is available in the U.S. and in Canada, with dozens of additional Canadian magazines
Adds Dark Mode support for websites that support custom color schemes
Streamlines website login when filling credentials with Password AutoFill
Allows push notification prompts only after interacting with a website
Adds a warning when an insecure webpage is loaded
Removes support for the expired Do Not Track standard to prevent potential use as a fingerprinting variable; Intelligent Tracking Prevention now protects against cross-site tracking by default
Shows more editorial highlights on a single page in the Browse tab, making it easier to discover new music, playlists, and more in Apple Music
Adds support for new AirPods (2nd generation)
Supports Air Quality Index in Maps for US, UK and India
Improves the quality of audio recordings in Messages
Supports real-time text (RTT) for phone calls made through a nearby iPhone on Mac
Provides enhanced support for external GPUs in Activity Monitor
Fixes an App Store issue that may have prevented adoption of the latest versions of Pages, Keynote, Numbers, iMovie, and GarageBand
Improves the reliability of USB audio devices when used with MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and Mac mini models introduced in 2018
Corrects the default screen brightness for MacBook Air (Fall 2018)
Fixes a graphics compatibility issue that may occur on some external displays connected to Mac mini (2018)
Resolves Wi-Fi connection issues that may occur after upgrading to macOS Mojave
Fixes an issue where re-adding an Exchange account may cause it to disappear from Internet Accounts
Fixes an issue where AOL user passwords may be frequently requested in Mail