Along with iOS 16.2 and iPadOS 16.2, Apple has also officially launched the new version of macOS Ventura, specifically 13.1 that comes with different new features that are sure to be really useful for many users. If you want to know everything new that has come to the Mac, keep reading that in this post we will tell you about it.
What’s new in macOS Ventura 13.1
Apple has released updates for practically all its devices and computers were not going to be an exception. As we will comment a few lines below, Macs are not given to receiving large updates with many new features, but it is true that in this case there is one in particular that will be really useful for many users.
The novelty in question is FreeForm , and it is that if you already know what both iOS 16.2 and iPadOS 16.2 have brought, you will know that FreeForm is the new function that comes in the form of an application and that allows all users to be able to work on a page in endless white, in which you can add anything, be it a link, an image, text, a file, whatever you want. But it is that in addition to that, FreeForm is completely collaborative , that is, you can work on the same space with other users simultaneously, getting the changes that all of them make to be updated in real time. Undoubtedly, it is a function that is very interesting both for students and for those users who want to use it in work meetings or similar where each member can contribute their vision or work.
In addition to FreeForm with macOS Ventura 13.1 also comes Advanced Data Protection for iCloud , which increases the total number of iCloud data categories protected by end-to-end encryption, now to 23 total. Among them are iCloud backups, Notes and Photos , so all users will have extra security thanks to this great update. In addition, being something usual, with this new version there are also different improvements and bug fixes that will allow users to enjoy a better experience when using their Apple computer.
Why don’t Macs have so many new features?
This is a question that many users ask themselves, especially since they see that Apple is including significant improvements and new features for the iPhone and iPad, mainly with iOS 16 and iPadOS 16, but for Macs not as many as many would like, giving the feeling that those from Cupertino perhaps don’t spend as much effort on their computers .
Well, the reality is quite different, Apple continues to take maximum care of the operating system that all Macs have, that is, macOS, however, being equipment that in the vast majority of cases is dedicated to professional use , the introduction Breaking features can have a very big impact if the system doesn’t work as well as it should, since in the end the users use these computers to work. That is why the main efforts of the Cupertino company are to offer a stable and secure system , and on top of it to include small novelties that make it more and more complete.