Apple macOS Monterey for Macs released; Features and more

Updated on Oct 26, 2021 07:35 PM IST  |  108.8K
   
Apple macOS Monterey for Macs released; Features and more
Apple macOS Monterey for Macs released; Features and more
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Apple released macOS12 Monterey for the Intel and Apple silicon based Macs today. This latest software update from the company includes several new features and improvements.The new macOS Monterey update includes the new SharePlay feature that went live today on Apple iPhone and iPad with the latest iOS 15.1 and iPadOS 15.1 updates. The FaceTime App gets the spatial audio and other improvements such as the Wide Spectrum and Voice Isolation. A new Portrait mode has been offered by the company for FaceTime, Zoom and Webex. The Universal Control feature allows you to use iPad and Mac simultaneously with a single mouse and keyboard. The new AirPlay feature allows you to share content from iPhone and iPad to your Mac and the Live Text feature that was already available on iPhones and iPad. 

Apple macOS Monterey: Features

SharePlay for FaceTime

The all new macOS Monterey brings in the SharePlay feature for FaceTime app that allows you to watch movies, TV shows and listen to music together with friends and family while being on a FaceTime call. You simply just have to share your screen and the person on the other side of the call can view it. This is a perfect fit for family and friends reunion or a movie night or even listening to favourite music from anywhere in the world. 

Apple macOS Monterey for Macs released; Features and more

Spatial audio

The new Spatial audio feature plays sound from the direction of the person's face to make sure that the conversations flow more naturally. 

Apple macOS Monterey for Macs released; Features and more

Mic modes

The FaceTime app gets two mic modes, the Voice Isolation mode cuts the background noise and keeps the focus on your voice so that the person can hear you clearly without getting distracted by the ambient noises. The Wide Spectrum allows you to hear each and every sound clearly so that you don’t miss anything while attending a class or a conference. 

Grid view

This new feature shows face icons of the same size on the screen while being on a FaceTime call so that you can have better conversations with your group. You will get to know who is speaking whenever someone talks as this feature automatically highlights the icons of the person who is speaking. 

Apple macOS Monterey for Macs released; Features and more

Portrait mode

The Portrait mode feature blurs the background and keeps the focus on your face while being on a FaceTime call. 

Apple macOS Monterey for Macs released; Features and more

Shared with You for Messages

The images, links and the contents that are shared with you on the Message app will be featured on a new Shared with You section. For example if someone shares a link with you then the link will feature on the Safari and similarly if someone shares an image with you then it will feature on the Shared with You section in the gallery.

 

Apple macOS Monterey for Macs released; Features and more

Quick Note and Notes

A new Quick Note feature has been included with the macOS Monterey update where you can note down anything that comes to your mind while using any app without opening the Notes app. You can even paste links while browsing through Safari. 

Apple macOS Monterey for Macs released; Features and more

Universal Control

The Universal Control feature lets you use your Mac and iPad with the same keyboard or mouse at the same time.You can move the cursor from your Mac to the iPad, allowing you to type on your iPad using the Mac’s keyboard. 

Apple macOS Monterey for Macs released; Features and more

AirPlay 

With this new feature you can share images and other content from your iPads and iPhones to your Mac. This works in a similar way you used to share content on Apple TV. 

Apple macOS Monterey for Macs released; Features and more

The Apple macOS Monterey is live now and you can update your Mac devices to experience the new features that the Cupertino tech giant has offered with this latest update. For more tech related news subscribe to our Youtube Channel if you haven’t done it yet. 

Apple macOS Monterey Spatial audio feature?
The new Spatial audio feature plays sound from the direction of the person's face to make sure that the conversations flow more naturally.

Apple macOS Monterey SharePlay feature?
The all new macOS Monterey brings in the SharePlay feature for FaceTime app that allows you to watch movies, TV shows and listen to music together with friends and family while being on a FaceTime call

Apple macOS Monterey QuickNotes feature?
A new Quick Note feature has been included with the macOS Monterey update where you can note down anything that comes to your mind while using any app without opening the Notes app.

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