After two long months of beta, Apple has started the large-scale deployment of macOS Monterey 12.5. This minor update brings security fixes and performance tweaks to our Macs.
After two months of beta, almost to the day, and no less than five revisions, macOS Monterey 12.5 is finally showing the end of its nose. The new version of the OS is indeed being deployed. You should therefore be able to install it on your Mac very soon… if you haven’t already.
This minor update of macOS allows Apple to slightly tweak the performance of its Macs in certain cases, and to improve security. Given the schedule, the arrival of this lesser update is logical: the next major new features will probably arrive with macOS Ventura. Presented by Apple at its last WWDC, and accessible in public beta for a few days, macOS Ventura will arrive on our Macs in final version this fall.
A little polish while waiting for macOS Ventura
« macOS Monterey 12.5 brings security improvements, fixes and updates“, is content to indicate Apple in its release notes for macOS 12.5, the size of which does not exceed 2.01 GB. The firm adds, however, that it has corrected a “an issue that could cause Safari to return to a previous web page in a tab ».
As Apple Insider clarifies, Apple has also released macOS Big Sur 11.6.8 and macOS Catalina 10.15.7 to the public. Two new updates for older systems from Apple, for machines that are not eligible for macOS Monterey. Unsurprisingly, these updates are mainly focused on the deployment of patches fixing a few potential security problems.
As usual, installing macOS Monterey 12.5 is done anyway by going through your Mac’s System Preferences and then going to the “Software Update” tab. On our side, the update has been available for a few hours, but its deployment being gradual, it is possible that some users will have to wait a little longer before having access to it.
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