Apple has officially released the latest version of macOS, the macOS 12 Monterey, as a free software update to compatible Mac models.
According to Apple, macOS Monterey delivers new features that help users connect in new ways, accomplish more, and work seamlessly across their Apple devices. The latest macOS Monterey was unveiled in June 2021.
FaceTime includes new audio and video features that make calls feel more natural and lifelike, and new Continuity tools like AirPlay to Mac enable Apple devices to work even better together. Live Text and Visual Lookup bring new intelligence features to surface useful information, Safari includes powerful tab organization with Tab Groups, and the ease of automation comes to the Mac with Shortcuts.
Moreover, coming soon, SharePlay will enable Mac users to have shared experiences together through FaceTime, and Universal Control will make it easy for users to work effortlessly across their Mac and iPad.
macOS Monterey is now available as a free software update on Macs with Apple silicon and Intel-based Macs.
Check out the full list of devices that can run on the latest macOS:
• iMac (late 2015 and later)
• iMac Pro (2017 and later)
• Mac Pro (late 2013 and later)
• Mac Mini (late 2014 and later)
• MacBook Pro (early 2015 and later)
• MacBook Air (early 2015 and later)
• MacBook (early 2016 and later)
To install Monterey, go to System Preferences > Software Update. Then, you can click the upgrade button.