Hot on the heels of releasing iOS 10.3, watchOS 3.2 and tvOS 10.2 , Apple also today released macOS Sierra 10.12.4, the fourth major update to the macOS Sierra operating system that launched on September 20. macOS Sierra 10.12.4 has been in testing since January 24, with Apple having seeded eight betas ahead of its public release.
macOS Sierra 10.12.4 is a moderate upgrade to the desktop software, bringing with it a variety of new features. The tentpole new addition is the inclusion of Night Shift for Mac. With this, the user can set up a schedule for the display to change hues automatically to make the screen easier to look at in dark environments.
The new software also includes a few other new additions, like some improvements to Siri’s knowledge base, and more:
- Night Shift for Macs
- Siri can now tell users more about the Indian Premier League and International Cricket Council. Siri can read out/show scores, rosters, and more.
- Dictation now supports Shanghainese
- Apps that support the PDFKit API will now display PDFs much better
macOS Sierra 10.12.4 is a free update for all customers who are running macOS Sierra. The update can be downloaded using the Software Update function in the Mac App Store.