Apple has seen fit to release macOS Big Sur 11.3 beta 3 to developers for testing. The third beta comes two weeks after the release of the second beta and one month after the release of Big Sur 11.2. If you want to try it out, you can download it now on your compatible Macs. Let’s dive in to see more details on the version and if Apple has added any forward-facing features.
Apple Seeds Beta 3 of macOS Big Sur 11.3 to developers for testing
If you are a developer, you can download and install Apple’s macOS Big Sur 11.3 beta 3 on your compatible Mac models through the software update mechanism in System Preferences. Make sure that an appropriate configuration profile is installed from the Apple Development Center.
macOS Big Sur 11.3 will introduce a feature set for improved user experience and better customization. The update will bring customization options to Safari. Apart from that, the version also includes optimizations for iOS apps on Macs with M1. The Reminders app also benefits from several new features such as lists which can be sorted by due date, creation date, priority, etc.
Apple Music app also benefits from several new features like auto play option after end of playlist or music queue. In addition, the company is also adding a new “Made For You” library shortcut. There is a load of other upcoming additions to Apple Music that you should look forward to. As for Apple News, there is a new Apple News + tab which houses a dedicated “For you” section as well as a new Browse tab for easier content availability.
Other additions include support for the PlayStation 5 DualSense controller with Xbox Series X and S controllers. There are a host of other additions in the macOS Big Sur 11.3 update, such as improvements in HomePod, a charge optimized battery life, system updates and more.
We’ll share more details about macOS Big Sur 11.3 beta as soon as we hear more. Are you ready to install it on your compatible Macs? Share your thoughts with us in the comments.