Earlier this morning, Apple released Beta 4 of macOS Ventura to the Apple Developer community. The latest beta build comes three weeks after the release of Beta 3 and carries the build number 22A5311f. At the time of this article, the new beta is only available to those with registered devices in the Apple Developer program. It has not been release to those in the public beta program but that could happen later today or tomorrow.
The release of beta 4 came at the same time that Apple released its latest beta builds for iOS 16, iPadOS 16, and tvOS 16.
At the time of this article, no new features have been discovered in the latest beta build with the focus mainly being on incorporating feedback from developers and testers while also bringing bug fixes and stability to the platform. If any few features are discovered, this article will be updated with that information.
As with all beta releases, it is recommend that it not be installed on you primary Mac as unexpected bugs or crashes could impact your productivity. While the beta builds of Ventura have been remarkably stable so far, it is suggested to wait, for now, unless you have a compelling reason to install it. If you do opt to install it, be sure to make a full backup of your Mac in Time Machine so you can quickly return back to a working state in case something goes wrong.
macOS 13, or Ventura, is expected to be released later this year by Apple. The biggest new feature for many is Stage Manager, a feature that is also coming to iPadOS 16, which allows for automatic organization of your apps and windows in a single view on any Mac, so you can stay focused while easily moving between tasks.To learn more about Ventura, head over to Apple’s preview site for it.