Apple just released macOS Big Sur to the public, which means that it’s now officially time to update from macOS Catalina. What new features can you expect from macOS 11? Watch our macOS Big Sur top features video as we showcase the brand new redesign, the addition of Control Center, big Safari and Messages app updates, and much, much more.
macOS Big Sur is stuffed with tons of new features, and in this video walkthrough I outline some of the changes and updates that stand out the most. The first thing that you’ll notice is the completely-redesigned interface, which sees a brand new desktop with an updated translucent menu bar and floating dock.
You’ll also notice that app icons have adopted a very iOS-like rounded rectangle design, helping to unify the look of apps, while also taking into consideration that upcoming Apple Silicon versions of the Mac will be able to run iOS apps alongside traditional Mac apps.
Finder windows have also received significant updates, adopting a lighter design with rounded corners. Window chrome is much less intrusive in macOS Big Sur, while side bars containing helpful content now extend to the full height of a Finder window.
Video: macOS Big Sur top features
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