Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan is the latest operating system released by Apple. The test version is already out however the final version will be released before the end of the year. The new OS is fully packed with great features that make it even more user-friendly than the most recent Yosemite OS. There have been a lot of rumors on the release date, price as well as features of the new Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan. Read this is you are interested in the upcoming Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan.
The Release of the New Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan
Rumors has it that Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan will be released this autumn, while most believe that the software will be available especially between September and October 2015. In June 2015, a keynote address was released during the WWDC event where the latest version of OS X, was announced to succeed Yosemite - the most recent Mac OS. If you are still wondering about how soon you will get your hands on the new El Capitan, you should estimate that the software will come around the Autumn or fall and Apple users will have the chance to download the software for free from the Apple store, but there is a way to get hold of the software before it is released to the public and that is to join the Apple developer program for a single fee of about $99 a year.
New Features of Mac OS X 10.11
Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan will be released as “El Capitan” or Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11. Some cool new features are being speculated and many of these are refinements of the Yosemite OS. With the release of El Capitan, Apple is focusing more on performance as well as introduction of some new cool features. Tweaks will be made to the user interface, and these include: new and double Screen Views, a smarter Spotlight feature which will help recognize certain natural language that can be moved around the desktop. The Mail and Safari features have also undergone serious changes on the new Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan.
One of the new cool features you will find on the new El Capitan is the new Cursor: just shaking the cursor with your mouse or wiggling your finger on the track-pad will make the cursor grow bigger in size. The improvements that have been included on the El Capitan will definitely make your Mac become faster, for instance. It is expected that opening your first few emails or PDFs can be twice to four times faster .
The Apple Beta Version of OS X El Capitan
The Apple Beta version will be made available to the public in July 2015, however you need to sign up for the Apple Beta Software for free to access this version. To join the Apple Beta software program, you need to simply log unto the Apple website with your ID, and then accept the Apple Beta Software Program Agreement, and then enroll your Mac device in order to get updates from the Apple store.
You need to be careful when running a pre-released software like the Beta version of the Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan because your device may be prone to bugs and performance issues, thus you need to ensure that you have a secondary partition where you can install this software. The first public Beta to be released in July, 2015 is similar to the Developer Beta 3, and this version is expected not to come with bugs, thus it is safer than the Developer 1. Some of the cool features you should expect in the pre-release Beta version of Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan is a much functional Photos app alongside the ability to sort out your albums, by their titles or dates, and you can also add location to your images.
The version 3 developer for Beta Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan also allow you to add security features such as the Two-factor authentication - this is one of the features expected to be included in the final version of Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan. The system requirements for the Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan are expected to be different from Yosemite or any other previous Operating system, and if your Mac is able to run the previous Yosemite and Mavericks, then it should be able to run El Capitan The supported Macs for El Capitan include: Mid 2007 or newer iMac, 2008 or newer MacBook Air, 2008 or 2009 and newer MacBook, 2009 or newer Mac Mini, 2007 MacBook Pro and 2009 Xserve. You need to have a minimum 2GB RAM, and more than 2G of hard disk space in order to download and install Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan on your Mac device.