15 best features of macOS Mojave

The final version of macOS Mojave 10.14 is already available, and it contains many new features and improvements. Let’s take a closer look at the best of them.

If you’re curious, the name “Mojave” comes from the Mojave Desert in California. Apple calls the system updates in honor of the geographical names of California since the time of OS X Mavericks 10.9.

Below are the best MacOS Mojave features that will appear on your MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac, Mac Pro or Mac mini.

1. The dark regime

Apple finally added a full dark mode to macOS. When the mode is activated, not only the theme changes but also system applications, such as: Mail, Messages and Photos. Apple also provided developers with access to the API, so they can add a dark mode to their programs.

2. Dynamic wallpaper

Together with the dark mode, the company added Mojave to macOS and new wallpapers that automatically change depending on the time of day.

3. Updated Mac App Store

For the first time, the Mac App Store was introduced in 2011 and has not changed much since. In the macOS Mojave, the design of the program is completely changed, and now it looks like the App Store iOS 11. In addition, a new Overview tab has been added, which will be updated weekly in order to make it easier for you to find new programs. There are also other new tabs for easy use. Moreover, you will receive useful tips for programs that you already have installed.

Apple managed to persuade Microsoft to add Office programs to the Mac App Store. They will appear later this year. Adobe will also add Lightroom CC to the Mac App Store.

4. Gallery Mode in Finder

The Finder has a new display mode in the form of a gallery, with which it will be more convenient to view your photos and videos. In addition, now on the panel with previews, useful data is displayed, i.e. you can quickly view all the important information about the file.

5. Quick Actions

In the Finder appeared and the tool Quick Actions, which will allow users to quickly create PDF-files with a password, perform automated actions, etc.

6. Improved Quick Look

The Quick Look program has also been improved, and now you can directly edit the photos from the video, PDF files, and so on.

7. ” Desktop Stacks ” function

Apple has added a new Stacks feature to the macOS Mojave, which will make your downloaded desktop cleaner. You can sort files by type, date, tags, etc.

If you often have a downloaded desktop with many icons and files, this function will make your life easier. It will automatically sort the desktop items so that it always remains neat. This way it will also be easier to find the files you need.

8. Apple News Program

In macOS Apple News has finally appeared with a new design and a side menu for quick navigation.

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9. The program House

In addition, in macOS have added the program Home, where you can manage HomeKit accessories from your computer.

10. Dictophone

In the macOS Mojave appeared another application iOS – Dictaphone. With the program, you can easily and quickly record voice notes that will sync on all your devices via iCloud.

11. Shares

The application of shares has finally been added to macOS. He has a new interface, interactive graphics, etc.

 

13. Icons of sites in Safari

Icons of sites are available in browsers for more than ten years. These are small site icons that are displayed on tabs. If you use a Chrome browser, then using these icons, you easily understand which site is currently open. Previously, the Safari browser in macOS did not support them, but this changed in the moOS of Mojave. This is one of the hidden functions that is not enabled by default, but you can enable it yourself. Now these are real quality icons, not their variations, as in previous versions of the system.

14. Pooling of platforms

It’s important to note that all these new programs are just variations of iOS applications. The company provided developers with a first look at the integration of platforms. Developers will be able to easily adapt their iOS applications to macOS. So far, the company continues to work on the project, and the programs above are the first attempts at testing.

15. Conference FaceTime

 

In iOS 12, Apple added group calls or conferences on FaceTime, and the same feature appeared in the moOS of Mojave. You can create conferences in which up to 32 users can participate simultaneously. Moreover, they can use Animoji, Memoji, stickers, etc.

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