Aug 28, 2017

Apple Today Released Eighth Beta Of iOS 11, macOS 10.13, tvOS 11, And watchOS 4 To Developers

Apple today released the eighth beta of iOS 11 to developers, one week after seeding the seventh beta and more than two months after introducing the new update at the WWDC 2017.  Developers who registered from the Apple Developer Center can download the new iOS 11 beta OTA once the proper configuration profile has been installed.

Apple’s previous iOS 11 betas have revamped few app icons like Maps and App Store, as well as tweaked some Control Center elements like Music widget in Control Center now displays the Music app icon,. As we approach the final release next month, we expect more stability and fewer noticeable changes. We will update if we find anything new!

Aside from releasing iOS 11 beta 8, Apple today also seeded macOS 10.13 beta 8, which is also known as macOS High Sierra, a week after releasing beta 6. Developers who registered from Apple Developer Center can update the software by navigate to the Mac App Store.

MacOS High Sierra featuring a new Apple File System (APFS), High Efficiency Video Codec (HEVC), and an updated version of Metal (Metal 2)l with support of VR and external GPUs. Several apps are gaining new features in macOS High Sierra: Photos app has a new filters and editing option, and Safari added an option to prevent autoplay videos, etc.

Apple also seeded tvOS 11 and watchOS 4 beta 8 to developers, one week after releasing the sixth beta. Developers who registered from Apple Developer Center can download the tvOS 11 update by connecting the Apple TV to a computer with a USB-C cable and installing the beta software using iTunes, while the new watchOS 4 beta can be downloaded through the dedicated Apple Watch app on the iPhone by going to General --> Software update.

For watchOS 4, the update brings new siri watch face that displays dynamic information, new complications also for Now Playing and Apple News, GymKit allows Apple Watch interface with gym equipment for workout data sharing purpose, and enhanced Activity app will offer up intelligent coaching and tailored workout encouragement along with new monthly activity challenges.

Via 9to5Mac And MacRumors, Image Via 9to5Mac

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