macOS Big Sur Now To be had: How to Download and Install

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macOS Big Sur is now out. The new macOS update, which is the biggest one of 2020, brings a series of new features to Mac machines. It comes with an up to date menu bar that is more transparent than ever and provides a wider display area. You can also get full-height sidebars, redesigned Dock with up to date app icons, and an up to date Regulate Centre. These kinds of changes make macOS 11 Big Sur a major refresh over the earlier macOS versions. Additionally, the macOS Big Sur update includes updates to preloaded Messages, Maps, and Safari apps. Apple has also given enhancements specifically for the M1 chip.

macOS Big Sur features

Announced at WWDC 2020 in June, macOS Big Sur is now to be had to download and brings the up to date menu bar that extends your desktop picture edge to edge and comes being able to hide buttons and controls when not in use. There could also be the redesigned Dock that puts more emphasis on the desktop wallpaper by adding further transparency. The Dock additionally includes symmetrical app icons. Further, the macOS 11 Big Sur update brings the new Regulate Centre with customisations and an up to date Notification Centre with redesigned notifications.

Along with the new interface-level changes, macOS Big Sur comes with the upgraded Safari browser that offers not only extensive personalisation with customisable start page and iCloud Tabs but also improves performance with reinforce for WebExtensions API and optimised power consumption.

The pre-installed Messages app on macOS Big Sur also includes features such as pin conversations, group photos, and enhanced search functionality. Apple has also improved Maps with a redesigned interface and features including curated guides and indoor maps.

macOS 11 Big Sur also set the pitch for the Apple silicon that was once unveiled just earlier this week and is coming to the market through the new MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and Mac mini next week. It comes with Universal app reinforce for apps based on ARM architecture in addition to includes Rosetta 2 translation tech for traditional, Intel x86-supporting apps. There could also be reinforce for running iOS and iPadOS apps. In addition, the new macOS update brings new fonts for India, with 20 new document fonts and upgrades to 18 existing fonts.

macOS Big Sur compatibility

In the case of compatibility, macOS Big Sur is to be had for free download on a range of Mac machines. You’ll be able to check the total list below.

MacBook – 2015 and later models MacBook Air – 2013 and later models MacBook Pro – late 2013 and later models Mac mini – 2014 and later models iMac – 2014 and later models iMac Pro – 2017 and later models Mac Pro – 2013 and later modelsHow to download and install macOS Big Sur

Apple usually seeds macOS updates automatically. Then again, you’ll check for the macOS Big Sur update manually by going to System Preferences > Software Update after going into the Apple menu from the top-left corner of your screen. You’ll be able to also find the update by visiting the Approximately This Mac option from the Apple menu and then clicking the Software Update button. However, you’ll download macOS Big Sur directly from the Mac App Store.

It’s endorsed to back up your data and free up some space before beginning the update process.

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