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Everything you need to know about the macOS Sierra 10.12.4 update

Apple may have released iOS 10.3 for iPhone and iPad this week, but for the many iOS users that also operate Mac computers, it might be worth updating to another new release Apple made to its software this week: mac OS.

macOS Sierra 10.12.4 was launched this week and most notably brought iOS 9.3’s Night Shift feature to the Mac – here’s all the updates.

  • Adds Night Shift for automatically shifting the colors in your display to the warmer end of the spectrum after dark – this follows the inclusion of Night Shift on iOS – read our guide to Night Shift
  • Adds Siri support for cricket scores, schedules and player rosters from the Indian Premier League and International Cricket Council
  • Adds Dictation support for Shanghainese
  • Improves right-to-left language support for the Touch Bar, toolbar and visual tab picker in Safari
  • Resolves several PDF rendering and annotation issues in Preview
  • Improves the visibility of the subject line when using Conversation View in Mail
  • Fixes an issue that may prevent content from appearing in Mail messages
  • Adds support for more digital camera RAW formats

The update also improves on stability, compatibility and security for the Mac and is a recommended upgrade for all macOS users. Apple also patched a bunch of holes, bugs and exploits. For specifics, check Apple’s macOS Sierra 10.12.4 support document.

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