OS X El Capitan Developer BETA 8 Download Available – Should You Test It?
Apple has released a new beta version for the OS X EL Capitan. The beta 8 of this new operating system is now available for download for the users who are registered to Apple’s Developer Program. However, those who are registered to Apple’s Beta Software Program will be able to grab the OS X El Capitan public beta 6.
This new release comes a week before Apple’s upcoming event which will be held on September 9, 2015 and where the American multinational technology company will officially release its GM version of OS X El Capitan, followed by a public release later in September.
In case you are running an older beta version of El Capitan, just open the Mac App Store, go to the Updates tab and grab the latest beta 8/public beta 6 update. You can also perform a clean install by doing a dual-boot configuration with your existing Yosemite setup.
It’s not clearly if Apple will bring some new changes to the OS in this beta release, as it seems that the developer is focusing more on under-the-hood performance improvements and on fixing some bugs before the new OS gets released for the public, this fall.
We remind you that the upcoming OS X El Capitan 10.11 will be offered as a free upgrade for everyone and it will run on any Mac models that are currently able to run the OS X Yosemite. As usual, September is the month when Apple is very busy and brings us many new devices such as the most anticipated iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus and the Apple TV, but also, the upcoming iOS 9.
Have you tested out the OS X El Capitan Developer BETA 8 or the public BETA 6? Tell us your thoughts about it!