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OS X El Capitan 10.11 – Apple’s newest operating system.

Appked/ Featured/on 2015-10-01 03:33

OS X El Capitan 10.11

Apple OS X El Capitan, the latest version of the Mac operating system, builds on the groundbreaking features and beautiful design introduced in OS X Yosemite, refining the experience and improving performance in lots of ways that you’ll enjoy everyday. El Capitan introduces enhancements to window management, built-in apps and Spotlight search, and makes everyday activities — from launching apps to accessing email — faster and more responsive. Metal, Apple’s breakthrough graphics technology, is integrated into El Capitan delivering system-wide performance gains and enabling games and pro apps to tap into the full power of Mac graphics processors.


Version 10.11:

  • Make the most of your screen with Split View.
    • Focus on two apps at once -- neatly arranged side by side -- in full screen without distractions.
  • Take control of your desktop with Mission Control.
    • View all your open windows in a single layer with no overlap, so you can instantly find that window you’re looking for.
    • Create a new desktop space easily by dragging a window to the top of your screen.
  • Smarter search in Spotlight.
    • Search for weather, stocks, sports, web video, and transit information right in Spotlight.
    • Use your own words to search for files on your Mac, like "Documents I edited yesterday."
    • Resize the Spotlight window and move it anywhere on the screen.
  • Handy improvements in Mail.
    • Use your trackpad to manage your inbox with a swipe, just like on iPhone. Swipe right to mark as read or unread, or swipe left to delete.
    • Mail automatically suggests contacts and events from your messages to help you keep your Contacts and Calendar organized.
    • An improved full-screen view lets you switch between your inbox and your draft email messages.
  • A simple and powerful all-new Notes app.
    • Format your notes with titles, paragraph headings, bullets, numbers, and checklists.
    • Save rich content like photos, videos, documents, PDFs, web links, and map locations.
    • Easily search and browse the content from all your notes in the Attachments Browser.
    • Add content to a note directly from other OS X apps using the Share menu.
    • Create notes on your Mac and they’ll automatically sync to your iOS devices using iCloud.
  • New ways to organize and enhance your images in Photos.
    • Photos automatically organizes your library and helps you edit like a pro with simple and powerful editing tools.
    • Access your library on all your devices with iCloud Photo Library.
    • Add or edit location data, and batch change titles, descriptions, and keywords.
    • Sort your albums and the photos in them by date, title, and more.
    • Use third-party editing extensions to take your photo editing to the next level.
  • Better surfing in Safari.
    • Keep your favorite websites open, up to date, and easily accessible with Pinned Sites.
    • Choose a font and theme for Reader, including Sepia and Night themes.
    • Mute web page audio from the Smart Search field.
  • Maps, now with Transit view.
    • See transit lines and stations for select cities, including subway, train, bus, and ferry routes.
    • Plan your trip based on when you want to leave or arrive.
    • Research your trip on your Mac and share it to your iPhone or iPad for use on the go.
  • New fonts.
    • Designed for Retina displays, beautiful system font San Francisco is crisp, clear and space efficient.
    • PingFang (苹方), the new Chinese system font, is designed for crisp readability in both Simplified and Traditional Chinese.
    • Hiragana Sans, the Japanese system font, now features additional weights.
    • Four new Japanese fonts let you add a personal touch to documents and presentations.
  • Improved input methods for Chinese and Japanese.
    • Type Chinese more quickly with an improved character prediction engine and a smarter candidate window.
    • Write multiple Chinese characters using the trackpad and the new, roomier Trackpad window.
    • Live conversion automatically transforms Hiragana into written Japanese as you type.
  • Faster graphics with Metal.
    • Enjoy faster, more efficient system-level graphics rendering.
    • Experience a richer, more immersive gaming experience.
    • Create content more quickly with accelerated high-performance apps.
  • Snappier performance for everyday tasks.
    • Launch apps and switch between them more quickly.
    • Access email and render PDFs more quickly.


OS X 10.6.8 or later