During its WWDC 2017 Apple has announced it will be rolling out a new update to its macOS operating system during the autumn of 2017, in the form of macOS High Sierra.
Which as the name suggests builds on the current operating system Sierra, by expanding its features and functionality and again bringing it further closer to the iOS mobile device operating system.
Apple macOS High Sierra introduces new core technologies that improve the “most important functions of your Mac” says Apple. Improving on how the operating system stores your data, improves video playback, unlocks the full power of your graphics processor, and taking advantage of 64-bit architecture.
Apple also announced the launch of Metal 2 which is built into macOS and unlocks the GPU potential in Mac systems. Apple has also started to support virtual reality technologies together with key peripherals such as the HTC Vive VR headset and apps like Final Cut Pro X, SteamVR, Epic Unreal 4 Editor and Unity Editor. Apple writes
Metal 2 not only takes the visual experience to the next level but also adds capabilities like machine learning, virtual reality and external GPU support for entertainment and professional creative apps. Whether you play games, create content or develop software, Metal 2 provides the power to bring your imagination to life.
New technologies at the heart of the system make your Mac more reliable, capable and responsive — and lay the foundation for future innovations. macOS High Sierra also refines the features and apps you use every day. It’s macOS at its highest level yet.
For more information on the new macOS High Sierra jump over to the official Apple website for details by following the link below.
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