We highlighted several new features coming to macOS Monterey, such as low power mode and the ability to wipe a Mac without reinstalling the operating system, but we wanted to share a little bit of information.
Animated memoji on the login screen
A small but fun new feature in macOS Monterey is the addition of a custom Memoji to the login screen, with animated facial expressions.
Change the color of the mouse pointer
A new accessibility feature added to macOS Monterey is the ability to customize the outline and fill color of the mouse pointer so that it is easier to recognize when it moves or turns into an insertion point. , a reticle, a hand or some other shape. The pointer can be customized in System Preferences under Accessibility> Display> Pointer.
Redesign “Go to Folder” in Finder
On macOS Monterey, the Finder’s “Go to Folder” window has been redesigned and now has an improved autocomplete engine to help you get to the files or folder you’re looking for faster, according to Apple. “Go to Folder” can be found under “Go” in the Finder menu bar, or by using the keyboard shortcut ⌘⇧G.
File Copy Improvements
macOS Monterey offers a new pie chart progress indicator when copying files. It is also now possible to stop or cancel a copy session and resume it later.
macOS Monterey is out now as a developer beta, with a public beta to follow in July. The software update will be released in the fall.
Link to the article: macOS Monterey Tidbits: Animated memoji on the login screen, changing the color of the mouse pointer, etc.