macOS Catalina: Everything you need to know

by Admin Orloski Digital marketer
From desert to beach: macOS Mojave has given way to the next major version of the mac operating system called macOS Catalina. Launched during Apple's WWDC keynote in 2019, Catalina offers several important new features that further advance the operating system.

What version is MacOS Catalina?
Officially, this is macOS 10.15 Catalina.

Which Mac is compatible with MacOS Catalina?
MacBook (2015 or newer)
MacBook Air (2012 or newer)
MacBook Pro  (2012 or newer)
Mac Mini (2012 or newer)
iMac (2012 or newer)
iMac Pro (2017 or newer)
Mac Pro (2013 or newer)
If your Mac isn't on this list, you can still run macOS Sierra or High Sierra.

What are the main new features of MacOS Catalina?
macos catalina music
AppleThe new music app contains all of your playlists and tracks.
Catalina has more new features than the previous MacOS upgrade. There are several new applications and several other applications with important new features and UI revisions. Productivity is improved and user friendliness is increased. The following is a brief list of several new features and applications.

Project Catalyst: iPad application that has been transferred to Mac
Music, podcast and Apple TV applications that replace the iTunes application
Improvements to the Photos application
Improvements to the Notes application
Three new features in Apple Mail: Mute theme, Block sender and Unsubscribe
safari update
Revised reminder application
New Find My App that combines the features of Find My iPhone and Find My Friends
Screen time for Mac
Sidecar uses iPad as an external display
voice control
What other features of MacOS Catalina should I know about?
The features listed above will get the most attention, but there are many other features in Catalina that you find useful.

A better tool for managing your Apple account
QuickTime Player has updated "Picture-in-Picture", "Film Inspector" and many more
iCloud Drive share folder
Ability to restore MacOS from photos
Additional support for international languages
What is all this about the iPad application that runs on Mac?
What is Project Catalyst about? Apple announced at its World-World Developers Conference in 2018 that Apple provided a tool for software developers to bring their iOS applications to Mac. During WWDC in 2019, Apple named it Project Catalyst, and launched more Macs and third-party applications on the iPad on Mac.

What's with 32-bit and 64-bit applications and MacOS Catalina?
One of the most important changes in the Mac Catalina macos is that the software must be 64-bit to run. 32-bit applications cannot run on Catalina. (32- and 64-bit are related to linear address space, applications, the amount of memory an application can use, and other functions.)Find Macbook Repair Near Me if you are unable to update this version of macos.

If you have a really old application that you've used that hasn't been updated for some time, it's probably a 32-bit application that doesn't work on Catalina. If your software is up to date, you might be using a 64-bit version.

If you have an application that is important to your work, check to see if it's a 64-bit application or not. This is how you do it. This is a 32-bit application. You must find an update, find another application to use the update to Catalina, or move it.

Can I try MacOS Catalina beta?
You can continue to participate in the Beta program after the release of Catalina Gold Master. You get a beta update from the Catalina update.

Developers can get the beta version of macOS Catalina through the Apple Developer Program. The developer beta costs $ 99 per year.

Apple also released a free beta for the general public. Because this software is in beta, it is not as reliable as the version that is officially released to the general public and can cause problems for your Mac. The public beta is a few cycles behind the developer beta, so they are not the same.

If you try beta and find out later that you no longer want to use it, you can return to the public release of macOS Catalina.

Why is the new macro called "Catalina"?
Apple calls MacOS after its location in California, a method adopted in 2014 by OS X Mavericks. Santa Catalina Island is located about 47 km off the coast of Long Beach, California.

In 2015, Apple decided to switch from calling Mac OS to macOS.

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