Apple on Monday introduced macOS Ventura, the latest version of the operating system that runs on the Mac. ‌macOS Ventura‌ is scheduled for release this fall and is currently available to developers, so we thought we’d take a deep dive to show MacRumors readers all the new features that are in the update.

Our latest YouTube video highlights Stage Manager, FaceTime Handoff, Continuity Camera and more, with a full list of what’s covered in the video below.

  • Mail – Mail offers smart search suggestions more relevant to what you’re looking for, and there are options to unsend an email, schedule an email, get a reminder to reply to an email and follow up on a message you send that gets no response. Mail supports rich links, and it can let you know if you forget to add an attachment.
  • spotlight – Spotlight now supports viewing files with Quick Look (just press the spacebar) and includes rich results for contacts, actors, musicians, movies, TV shows, sports and more. You can also use Spotlight to search for text in images and to search images by location, scenes, and image content. Spotlight can also perform tasks like set an alarm, activate a focus, or run a shortcut.
  • Passwords – Apple aims to replace passwords with Passkeys, a next-generation authentication technology. Passkeys use a two-key system, where one key is stored on the device and authenticated via Face ID and Touch ID. You have one passkey per login, and passkeys are synced across all your devices and can be accessed on non-Apple devices as well. It is nearly impossible to phishing or steal passwords, preventing unwanted access to online accounts.
  • Shared Tab Groups – Safari tab groups can now be shared with friends or family members so you can bookmark sites for planning trips, working on projects and more together. Anyone can access the tabs that have been added, and tab groups are instantly updated for all participants.
  • Stage manager – Stage Manager is a new multitasking feature that organizes your apps and windows into a single view, so you can focus on your main app while quickly switching between apps as needed.
  • FaceTime Transfer – Handoff supports ‌FaceTime‌, so you can start a ‌FaceTime‌ call on iPhone and transfer it to Mac, and vice versa.
  • Continuity Camera – Continuity Camera allows an ‌iPhone‌ to be used as a webcam for a Mac. It works seamlessly and offers useful features such as special lighting and a Desk View, so you can show what you are doing on your desktop. It also supports Center Stage to keep you in the frame as you move around the room.
  • Redesigned System Settings – System Preferences are now System Settings and the design is more like the iOS Settings app. There is a sidebar with all the available settings, making it easier to find what you need without switching between preferences.
  • Clock and Weather apps – Apple first brought the iOS Clock and Weather apps to the Mac. The apps are identical to what is available on the ‌iPhone‌ and the iPad.

‌macOS Ventura‌ is currently limited to developers, but Apple plans to release a public beta in July. The operating system will be publicly launched this fall.

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