In this article we review the strengths and weaknesses of the mac OS Sierra operating system, look at its new features, and list its system requirements and the Macs that can run the software.
Design-wise, mac OS Sierra is virtually identical to its predecessor, El Capitan.
Welcome to our mac OS Sierra review, in which we test and rate the features, interface and ease of use of Apple's mac OS 10.12 operating system for Macs and Mac Books.
If you'd like to read about autumn 2017's update to mac OS, turn to our mac OS High Sierra preview.
The 2016 update to Apple's Mac operating system, mac OS Sierra, has been available to download for free (assuming your Mac is new enough to run it) for almost a year now, following its unveiling at WWDC 2016.
Sierra's array of features have grown on us in that time, and we feel even more positive about the update than we did last year.
First-party apps that support tabs from launch include Maps, Mail, Text Edit and all three i Work apps.
For third-party apps, Apple pledges that no additional developer work will be needed to achieve this - it just needs to be an app that supports multiple windows.
Met de bedoeling alleenstaanden over de hele wereld met elkaar in contact te brengen, presenteren wij u nu de Oekraïne.A particularly useful and impressive feature is the ability to search through documents using Siri; you can use natural language, specifying various parameters to apply to the document search, and Siri's search results sit afterwards in the Notifications pane from where they can be dragged and dropped into applicable apps, and generally manipulated at your whim.Read more about this in our Complete guide to Siri on the Mac.Instead, Apple announced something that is arguably a lot more convenient, albeit available to a smaller market: the ability to automatically unlock your Mac with your Apple Watch.Get within a certain distance of your Mac while wearing an unlocked Apple Watch, and the Mac will detect your approach and unlock: no more typing in lengthy passwords.
The 'flattened' visuals brought in for Yosemite and retained in El Cap last year are still present; they weren't popular at first but I think most of us have got used to them, just like we did a little earlier with i OS 7's removal of skeuomorphic elements.