Updating the mac system

The latest big update to Apple’s desktop operating system, mac OS High Sierra, has just been released as a free upgrade for users. All Macs from 2010 and later are compatible with the update, and some Mac Books and i Macs released as far back as 2009 can also run it.

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(We cover preparation steps in the first section of our guide showing How to update mac OS on a Mac.) But in this article we cover possible solutions to try if your Mac freezes up in the middle of an update.

Read next: How to fix a frozen Mac We also have a complete guide to fixing some of the most common Mac issues.

HEVC, also known as H.265, is designed to efficiently handle 4K video without eating up too much storage on your Mac.

There are some user-facing updates, though; the Photos app now has an expanded and more powerful set of editing tools.

It’s unclear if the final OS X 10.11.5 release resolves the freezing Mac issue with OS X 10.11.4, as the beta versions of the update did not seem to fix that problem.

Users who are experiencing the freezing problem with Safari or with OS X in general should install the update and report back on their findings.

This offers a way of updating OS X on a Mac without using the Mac App Store.

The links below point to Apple where you can download the respective version of the installer: Most users are best served by installing OS X updates through the App Store.

Read more: How to fix Wi Fi problems on Mac You may be able to fixing a stuck update by going to the Mac App Store, finding the software you are downloading, and pressing Option/Alt.

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