macOS High Sierra Overview Updated October 26, 2017

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June 2017 - October 2017


macOS 10.13 High Sierra is the fourteenth version of macOS, and the follow up to macOS Sierra. Much like how OS X Snow Leopard was a refinement of OS X Leopard, macOS High Sierra is highly focused on refining macOS Sierra.

Yet the release does add some brand new features to the table. Noteworthy additions include external GPU support, which provides compatibility with VR headsets for the very first time, and Apple File System (APFS), which replaces the previous HFS+ file system.

macOS High Sierra Stories October 26

Apple releases fifth macOS 10.13.1 beta

Apple today has released the fifth beta of macOS 10.13.1 to developers. The release comes shortly after the company made the fifth beta of iOS 11.1, and fourth betas of tvOS 11.1 and macOS 10.13.1 available to developers and public beta users earlier this week.

macOS High Sierra Stories October 24

If the upcoming iMac Pro or refreshed Mac Pro aren’t in your sights, then perhaps you might consider a Hackintosh build? We’ve covered several builds over the years, and found that they provide, by a large margin, the best bang for the buck when it comes to performance.

Today, UniBeast, one of the most popular automated tools for putting together a Hackintosh machine, was updated to version 8.0 for macOS High Sierra. That means that you can, with relative ease, build a super-fast machine running the latest version of macOS. expand full story

macOS High Sierra Stories October 17

If you’re a Mac user who needs quick and fast access to a Windows installation, then in many cases it’s a good idea to go with a Virtual Machine. Parallels is one of the most popular virtualization options for Mac users wishing to run Windows, and the latest version, Parallels 13, makes it ridiculously easy to get up and running.

Via what essentially amounts to an unattended installation of Windows 10, Parallels 13 can have you up and running, from download to usage, in just a few minutes. Watch our brief video walkthrough for a demonstration. expand full story

macOS High Sierra Stories October 4

Final Cut Pro X users will be happy to hear Apple is planning an update that will arrive before the end of the year that will include support for macOS High Sierra and iOS 11 features.

While we’ve learned the update will include support for “many” of the new features in High Sierra and iOS 11 released to the public last month, perhaps the most notable will be support for H.265 High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) that arrived with iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra… expand full story

macOS High Sierra Stories September 27

Nvidia releases new Pascal GPU drivers for macOS High Sierra users [Update]

Nvidia today has released drivers for its PCI-e graphics cards for users running the latest version of macOS High Sierra. The drivers are for Quadro and GeForce Pascal-based models and should bring compatibility for legacy Mac Pro users running High Sierra.

macOS High Sierra Stories September 26

One of the neatest features in macOS High Sierra is hidden within the Photos app and allows users to seamlessly integrate with third-party photo services for Projects.

Since macOS High Sierra became available yesterday, several third-party apps have been upgraded to integrate with Projects in Photos, head below as we round them up.

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