OS X 10.11 El Capitan Runs On All Macs Compatible With Yosemite; Details

New OS X El Capitan 10.11, the successor to OS X Yesemite as per the release notes is capable of running on all Mac computers that are able to run Yosemite. First developer beta is however listed as supporting the following Mac systems, which are the same that are compatible with Yosemite 10.10.

The new desktop os from Cupertino giant is not the major revamp some users has been anticipating, but it does build on Yosemite’s advanced feature set and takes it even further. Introduced two most notable tweaks in Max OS X El Capitan, which is the first with new Windows-like window management system and the second one being based on new geastures to help trigger actions without tracking from the bottom.

OS X El Capitan is purely said to be focusing on performance improvements to make the Mas “snappier and more effective.” According to Apple, apps launch up to 1.4x faster and app switching is up to 2x faster. OS X 10.11 El Capitan is perhaps the most impressive update is in addition of Metal support, which lets developers make full use of the hardware El Captain is running on to deliver the ultimate performance in gaming, improving graphics for more fluid performance in games, high performance apps, and key system-level graphics operations etc. Displaying the first Mail messages when opening mail is up to 2x faster, and it’s up to 4x faster when opening a PDF in preview.

iOS 9, the upcoming update for iPhones, iPads and iPod touch devices has also been designed to work with all iDevices that run iOS 8. Even older A5 devices such as iPad 2 and iPhone 4s will be able to run the nnew Apple’s mobile operating system, and in fact, performance will improve over iOS 8 thanks to the optimization being included.

Now that both the OS X El Capitan and iOS 9 will be available to the public this fall, with a public beta becoming available in July. Here’s the complete step-by-step guide on how to install iOS 9 beta on Member Center of Apple Developer Program.

Here’s the list of Macs that run OS X El Capitan on their systems:

– iMac (Mid 2007 or newer)
– MacBook Air (Late 2008 or newer)
– MacBook (Late 2008 Aluminum, or Early 2009 or newer)
– Mac mini (Early 2009 or newer)
– MacBook Pro (Mid/Late 2007 or newer)
– Mac Pro (Early 2008 or newer)
– Xserve (Early 2009)

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