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Apple Releases Public Beta of OS X Yosemite

Apple Releases Public Beta of OS X Yosemite

Posted July 24, 2014 at 4:50pm by iClarified · 22719 views
Apple has released a public beta of OS X 10.10 Yosemite, the company's upcoming operating system set for release this fall.

The public beta is available to the first million users who sign up here.

OS X Yosemite has been redesigned and refined with a new look, new apps and new continuity features that make working across your Mac and iOS devices easier.

Installation of the public beta is done through the Mac App Store using a special redemption code. Apple is rumored to be releasing the gold master of Yosemite on October 10th.

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Apple Releases Public Beta of OS X Yosemite

Apple Releases Public Beta of OS X Yosemite

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Carsten - July 26, 2014 at 9:25pm
Damn!!! Nice work by Apple. I so do like all new icons and the colors in the UI. Text is way sharper then it was. Just love it. Installing took a while to commence. It stuck on 22 minutes remaining for like 15 minutes but then it went fine. No problems so far. AirDrop with iOS probably will work from iOS8 but haven't read into that well enough. That's one of the functions I am waiting for.
Fabios - July 26, 2014 at 8:58am
Installed on a macbook pro 4.1 early 2008, SSD, 4gb of ram. The wifi will not join network and the computer is running hot.....
Altug - July 28, 2014 at 10:50am
Hi I have nearly the same Mac and say it couldn't find wifi network but not hotter than Mavericks I have no idea about wifi problem
Terrance&Philip - July 25, 2014 at 3:07pm
I will have to wait until Sunday to install it since I need to use the Windows VM for some work. Can anyone who has upgraded confirm if Parallels 9 works after upgrading?
Well - July 25, 2014 at 10:12pm
Updated to Yosemite and even my old version of Parallels 9 still works nicely. No update needed. Even PlayOnMac and Wine and Crossover still works... for now, hope it will stay this way.
Terrance&Philip - July 26, 2014 at 7:32pm
Thank you very much for replying. Will upgrade soon as well. Have a great weekend. Cheers!
terrance&Philip - July 27, 2014 at 4:54pm
Upgraded today. Parallels 9 doesnt work :( Little Snitch as well :(
Well - July 28, 2014 at 7:59am
Strange because mine works. Version 9.0.24172 with Windows 8.1, without any problem works for me. Sorry to hear that yours don't.
René Larsen
René Larsen - July 25, 2014 at 1:03pm
Any feedback on running "standard-apps" like Adobe CS5, MS Office, Evernote, VLC Player e.a..?
René Larsen
René Larsen - July 26, 2014 at 12:57pm
Just updated to Apple OS X Yosemite Public Beta. No problems, works great with my apps - and looks great in dark mode (Mac Book Pro, late 2010). GO FOR IT...
Christian - July 25, 2014 at 9:07am
Can this be installed on more than one device?! HELP
! - July 27, 2014 at 6:39pm
Yes. Just use the Mac App Store's purchased tab. I believe you can install it on as many say you like.
iydomngz - July 25, 2014 at 2:33am
Look bad to try the first beta of Yosemite, I lost all my documents I had in iCloud, Numbers, Pages and all: (there is no way to restore
zetaprime - July 25, 2014 at 3:18am
You must have forgot to uncheck the boxes when it asked whether you wanted to use the new icloud drive. When installing it asked if you wanted to encrypt your drice and then asked about icloud. I made sure not to leave any of those boxes checked since I didn't want to mess with that stuff, expecially not knowing what it might do.
zetaprime - July 25, 2014 at 1:57am
Just finished installing Yosemite beta on my 2011 Macbook Air. So far so good. A lot of stuff definitely looks different from the way it did in Mavericks, so there's no doubt that I'm using a new OS now. Am I the first one in her to get it installed?
zetaprime - July 25, 2014 at 12:14am
So has anyone actually got it running yet?? Hope it doesn't cause too many problems, though if it's like the Mavericks beta it'll probably be just fine.
El Grande El Fuego
El Grande El Fuego - July 25, 2014 at 3:33pm
It runs just fine. I'm running it as my only OS on my MBA 13" 2013, and only one glitch so far; when running Safari and Feedback Assistant and a Finder window simultaneously, right clicking the Feedback Assistant, and then left clicking SHOW ALL WINDOWS makes the OS Crash, so you can tab between nothing shown, and the Safari window, but you can't surf the internet. only one solution: Hard turn-Off MBA and start again. Other than that; smooth sailing for my part :-)
Fabios - July 24, 2014 at 10:46pm
Downloading now!!!! Can't wait to see it running in my macbook pro 4.1 with ssd!!!
Fabios - July 24, 2014 at 10:46pm
Downloading now!!!! Can't wait to see it running in my macbook pro 4.1 with sad
faisal3009 - July 24, 2014 at 8:42pm
no need to wait for email.... just login on this website you will see your status.......
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