macOS 10.12.5 rolling out on the Mac App Store

Apple is officially rolling out the macOS 10.12.5 software update for all Mac users. macOS 10.12.5 is available as a free update through the Mac App Store.

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macOS 10.12.5 primarily focuses on delivering bug fixes and performance and security improvements to macOS Sierra. Apple last added new features through macOS 10.12.4 in March which includes Night Shift for Mac for the first time.

We likely won’t see any new features introduced to the Mac until macOS 10.13 is introduced at WWDC 2017 next month on June 5. Read our macOS 10.13 feature wish list for our ideas about what we’d like to see in the next major macOS update.

We’ll update with any changes discovered in the latest macOS Sierra release.

macOS Sierra Update 10.12.5

The macOS Sierra 10.12.5 update improves the security, stability and compatibility of your Mac, and is recommended for all users. 

This update:

  • Fixes an issue where audio may stutter when played through USB headphones
  • Enhances compatibility of the Mac App Store with future software updates
  • Adds support for media-free installation of Windows 10 Creator Update using Boot Camp

Any ideas what ‘enhances compatibility of the Mac App Store with future software updates’ could mean? 🤔

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