Fourth Beta Of OS X 10.11.2 El Capitan Download Released To Developers And Public Beta Testers

Apple has continued the development of its OS X El Capitan with another release of 10.11.2 beta 4 intended for testing purposes. This latest seed comes just one short week after the third beta release of OS X El Capitan 10.11.2, and made available to registered developers, as well as individuals already in on as public beta testers for OS X. Final version of 10.11.2 via Mac App Store will ultimately result in the availability section soon.

Test drive the OS X El Capitan Update Developer Beta 4 is now available in the Mac App Store. Public beta testers can also find the new version. Primarily in this instance, the release notes comes attached with build number 15C47a, and has the standard boiler plate notation to inform anyone installing the seed that it’s a “pre-release version of OS X 10.11.2” and that all candidates should “refer tothe release note for complete installation instructions”.

Given the fact that it’s a fourth beta, and represents quite an advanced stage of the OS X 10.11.2 development branch and previous versions haven’t included any notable user facing changes, but the likelihood is that it contains mostly bug fixes and performance enhancements rather than huge feature inclusions. Once when we reach this stage of the process, releases are generally Apple reacting to feedback and fixing things that have been flagged in earlier beta seeds.

Notably, Apple has asked that testers focus on graphics, Mail, Wi-Fi, Calendar, USB, Notes, Photos, Spotlight, and networking in previous versions. This time around is no different with the Cupertino-based company asking 10.11.2 testers to focus on, just like did with beta 3 release. OS X 10.11.2 follows the last point update to El Capitan, which included over 150 new emoji characters as well as fixes for Microsoft Office on the Mac.

It can’t be long until we see a final release of this latest update. Once in position where the OS X beta updates are being pumped out thick and fast as part of the route to hitting the public market. Stay tuned!


For you, already running a 10.11.2 beta, OS X 10.11.2 beta 4 is available right now from the software update mechanism via the Mac App Store.