macOS 11 Big Sur Now Available, How To Download It And Compatible Macs
After a long period in beta phase, macOS Big Sur is now available to all users. Apple presented this new system in the last WWDC20 in June and now we can all enjoy all its news.
macOS Big Sur is here
Apple has made a major leap this year with macOS, both at the design and function level and internally, is the first operating system for Mac compatible with ARM processors, which will be used by the next Macs. The jump is so great that we have left behind macOS X to move to macOS 11.
Macs compatible with macOS Big Sur
You must have one of these Macs to install macOS Big Sur:
- MacBook from 2015 onwards
- MacBook Air 2013 onwards
- MacBook Pro 2013 onwards
- Mac mini 2014 onwards
- iMac 2014 onwards
- iMac Pro from 2017 onwards
- Mac Pro from 2013 onwards
How to install macOS Big Sur
Before jumping into an upgrade at this level, you should check that all the applications you use in your day to day are compatible with macOS Big Sur. You can find information about compatibility on each developer’s website.
MacBook with macOS Big Sur
The Most of the applications we use in our day to day are compatible with macOS Big Sur, so it is normal that you do not have problems. This is how you can install macOS Big Sur on your Mac:
- Enter the apple menu at the top left .
- Click on About this Mac.
- Now go into Software Update.
- When the update appears, download it and wait for it to complete.
- Your Mac will restart, it could take several minutes.
- You can also click on this link to the App Store.
Know more: The new design of macOS Big Sur compared to Catalina
Another option to update is enter the App Store and you will see macOS Big Sur as one more applicationBy clicking on it you can download it and start the installer.
In macOS Big Sur absolutely everything has been redesigned, from the Dock icons to the top bar, in a way that reminds us a lot of iOS and iPadOS. It is a very important update that we can all try now.