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Apple today seeded the fifth beta of an upcoming OS X 10.11.4 update to developers and public beta testers for testing purposes, just over a week after seeding the fourth OS X 10.11.4 beta and more than a month after releasing OS X 10.11.3. OS X 10.11.4 has been in testing since January 11.

The fifth OS X 10.11.4 beta, build 15E56a, can be downloaded through the Apple Developer Center (developers only) or via the Software Update Mechanism in the Mac App Store (for developers and public beta testers).

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OS X 10.11.4 offers a couple of new features, such as Live Photos support in Messages, the ability to password protect notes in the Notes app, and an option to import notes from Evernote, but like the recent OS X 10.11.3 update, it appears to focus primarily on under-the-hood bug fixes and performance improvements. Almost all of Apple's OS X updates to date have been smaller updates that improve performance rather than introduce new features.

We'll update this post with any features or significant changes that are discovered in the fifth beta of OS X 10.11.4. OS X 10.11.4 is likely to see a spring release alongside iOS 9.3, tvOS 9.2, and watchOS 2.2, with the new software coming as early as March 21, the date of Apple's planned spring event.

Article Link: Apple Seeds Fifth OS X 10.11.4 El Capitan Beta to Developers and Public Beta Testers
 

Pruus

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It was 1.14 GB and now restarting. Fingers crossed.
 
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green1139

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Hey guys, guess what? The popup for safari on OS X has also been updated!!! Check the image out!
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bladerunner2000

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Does it fix finder? You know, cut/paste shortcut and folders on top? Also green button needs an option to maximize rather than full screen.
 
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OakDragon

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Did anyone else get what appeared to be a firmware update about halfway through the install? During the update, the progress of the standard progress bar (thin, dark grey bar with no outline) paused, my MBP rebooted and a thicker progress bar with a dark grey outline and a lighter grey interior appeared, did its thing and then my MBP rebooted again and the normal install/progress bar completed. I tend to associated those "hollow" progress bars with firmware updates. Did anyone else have this happen?

I'm running a Mid-2012, non-Retina, 15" MBP.
 
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nemguy

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I said few weeks ago that the real OSX is OS X 12 not the 10.11. Still on Yosemite 10.10.5 until then
 
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green1139

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Does it fix finder? You know, cut/paste shortcut and folders on top? Also green button needs an option to maximize rather than full screen.
  1. You can use TotalFinder for cut/paste.
  2. Speaking of maximizing, you can use HyperDock! You can assign a keyboard shortcut to resize your windows in four corners, full size, or half of the screen size. Plus, there are more settings! Check it out!
These Tweaks are very useful for me.
 
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justperry

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I'm a rolling stone.
Did anyone else get what appeared to be a firmware update about halfway through the install? During the update, the progress of the standard progress bar (thin, dark grey bar with no outline) paused, my MBP rebooted and a thicker progress bar with a dark grey outline and a lighter grey interior appeared, did its thing and then my MBP rebooted again and the normal install/progress bar completed. I tend to associated those "hollow" progress bars with firmware updates. Did anyone else have this happen?

I'm running a Mid-2012, non-Retina, 15" MBP.

Got a firmware update on my 2012 MBP, still no white Apple on a black background, WTF Apple!
 
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