macOS 10.15 Catalina Released: Details, Step-by-Step Installing, And Compatibility

Apple has finally released the all-new macOS 10.15 Catalina for all of their compatible devices. The company announced it back in June at the WWDC 2019 event and later in was in the beta stage until today, now finally it out for the public. The new OS brings a lot of changes and improvements over the old macOS 10.14 Mojave. Let’s take a look at all the details.

macOS 10.15 Catalina Details

macOS 10.15 Catalina

The all-new macOS Catalina comes with some major improvements over the old macOS Mojave. Now the new OS replaces certain applications with new names, there’s the iTunes that has been replaced with Apple Music, there’s a new Podcast app, and Apple Tv app.

macOS Catalina also brings improved Gatekeeper that helps to keep the device safe from any sorts of security problems. Now mac gets the new Find My application that integrates both Find my device and Find my friend application.

One of the highlighting features of the macOS 10.15 Catalina is its Sidecar feature. The feature lets you use an iPad as a secondary display or as an input device. This is very helpful for content creators and artists.

It also brings new Voice Control support that lets you surf your whole device with just your voice commands. It also gets the new Screen Time feature.

There are also a lot of UI changes in the Photos application, Safari, Reminders, and Mail application. Apple has also introduced the new Apple Arcade which lets you play different arcade games for a monthly subscription of $4.99 or ₹99 in India.

macOS 10.15 Catalina

The new macOS software also removes the support for 32-bit applications. Now the applications must be 64-bit to run on the new mac software.

How to Install macOS 10.15 Catalina

  1. Back up your current data
  2. Free up some space
  3. Go to System Preferences
  4. Click on the Software update tab
  5. Download and install it
  6. After a restart, the update will be applied

Compatible devices

All the devices that launched after 2012 are compatible with the new software.

  • Mac mini 2012 or newer
  • iMac 2012 or newer
  • MacBook Pro 2012 or newer
  • MacBook Air 2012 or newer
  • Mac Pro 2013 or newer
  • MacBook 2015 or newer
  • iMac Pro 2017 or newer

Also Read: Sony Xperia 8 Launched In Japan With 21:9 Aspect Ratio Screen And Dual Rear Cameras

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Pranav Sawant

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