You can now download macOS 10.12.5 final version and update your Mac, watchOS 3.2.2 for Apple Watch and install the latest tvOS 10.2.1 on third-generation Apple TV. All the three alongside iOS 10.3.2 OTA is available to download and install on compatible iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. As Apple has released the final public versions over-the-air to act immediately to grab. Here are the details.
After a decent period of testing with developers and public testers, Apple has today finally made macOS 10.12.5, watchOS 3.2.2, and tvOS 10.2.1 available for public consumption via Mac App Store for compatible Mac hardware, Apple TV and Apple Watch. Given the minor point release of three platforms, user are unlikely to be showered with an array of new features, but rather provided with a platform that enables a more streamlined experience across all devices compatibility.
macOS 10.12.5 Release Notes & Changes
Apple’s internal engineers have finally deemed testing a success, meaning that macOS 10.12.5 is finally in a position where it can be downloaded and installed by Mac owners across the globe. Especially when you get to sink your teeth into an extensive changelog and see exactly what the developers has brought to the table. You will be greeted with app updates a treat. Opening up the Mac App Store, presented with a new version of macOS is slightly more exhilarating as it means that Apple has finally deemed a version ready.
A comprehensive set of under-the-hood improvements to make the platform more unique and streamlined on all Mac hardware. There’s likely a number of new features and additions included, though. As for now, Mac owners can actually expect with the release of macOS 10.12.5 is that, Apple likely to introduce the first developer seed of macOS 10.13 in just five weeks. This point release definitely wasn;’t going to be packed with substantial feature improvements. Most of the 10.12.5 beta releases came with Apple’s boiler plate “improves the stability, compatibility, and security of your macOS running Mac systems” tagline, meaning that it’s generally a bug fix and stability update which is likely laying the foundation of what’s to come with 10.13 version.
With the initial developer seed of macOS 10.13 expected next month, macOS 10.12.5 was always going to place into insignificance when comparing additions. For those individuals who do own a compatible MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, or iMac, the latest update is now available to download from the Mac App Store with immediate availability.
Launch the Mac App Store, head to Updates tab, and get it right now. After installation, the Mac will need to full reboot for the update to take effects with changes.
Now that the latest public version of watchOS 3.2.2 is ready to primetime experience, Apple hasn’t introduced any noteworthy changes with the release of 3.2.2 Apple Watch update. This particular release focuses on internal improvements and somewhat bug fixes, with the hope of introducing additional stability across all Watch models. This watchOS 3.2.2 final release, not only follows hot on the heels of Apple’s previous releases but also sets the scene for what it likely to be released when any announcements are made official during next month’s Worldwide Developers Conference.
Anyone with an Apple Watch can download the latest watchOS 3.2.2 right now via the Update section of the connected iOS Watch app. For instructions on how to install it, head over to our guide within no time. Before you go towards the Apple Watch watchOS installation, your timepiece will need at least 50-percent battery life, and to be connected to a power source during the download and installation process.
Apple has today released the final version of tvOS 10.2.1 for download, but the fact that this iteration is the definition of a minor point release, there isn’t much change going on with thsi one anymore. Given the fact that rather than offering up any wholesale changes, including the introduction of outward-facing features, Apple has used tvOS 10.2.1 as an opportunity to fix bugs, introduce stability improvements, and ensure that all Apple TVs are running as smoothly as possible. Thinking about this release seems, will set a scene for tvOS 11 this coming June WWDC.
Those with fourth-generation Apple TV can instantly head on over to the Software Update section in the Settings app to download the OTA update, and have tvOS 10.2.1 installed right now. Detailed instructions are scarce right now on how to install the tvOS 10.2.1 update on the Apple TV. Stay tuned!
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