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macOS Big Sur for Mac

An Operating System Made by Apple.

Free
In English
Version 11.7.10
4.0
Based on 28 user rates

macOS Big Sur overview

macOS Big Sur elevates the most advanced desktop operating system in the world to a new level of power and beauty. Experience Mac to the fullest with a refined new design. Enjoy the biggest Safari update ever. Discover new features for Maps and Messages. And get even more transparency around your privacy.

Design
  • New design for apps makes it easier to focus on your content and take action with space-efficient toolbars and full-height sidebars
  • Updated menu bar features wider spacing and a new translucent material that becomes more vibrant when you interact with it
  • Refreshed system sounds include the boot chime and sounds for transferring files, moving items to the Bin, locking files and more
Control Centre
  • Control Centre puts your favourite menus and controls in one handy place in the menu bar so you can quickly adjust settings as you work
  • Additional controls appear when you click to expand Control Centre menus
  • Support for pinning favourite menus from Control Centre to the menu bar
Notification Centre
  • Updated Notification Centre brings notifications and widgets together in one view
  • Interactive notifications display additional information and actions when you expand them
  • Beautiful new data-rich widgets for Calendar, Clock, Notes, Photos, Podcasts, Reminders, Screen Time, Stocks and Weather
  • Edit view lets you add new widgets and customise their size
  • Support for widgets from third-party apps
Safari
  • World's fastest desktop browser with industry-leading performance and energy efficiency*
  • Customisable new start page lets you set a background image and decide what appears, including Reading List, iCloud Tabs, Privacy Report and more
  • Expanded extensions support and new dedicated category in the App Store for discovering new extensions
  • New tab design featuring favicons in tabs, and website previews that appear when you hover over a tab
  • Translation (beta) for English, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, French, German, Russian or Brazilian Portuguese
  • Privacy Report gives you visibility into how Safari keeps your browsing your business, with an overview of trackers blocked by Intelligent Tracking Prevention
  • Safari password monitoring securely screens saved passwords for any that may have been involved in a data breach
  • Safari privacy prompts for extensions let you choose when a website can work with an extension
Messages
  • Pinned conversations keep up to nine of your favourite threads at the top of the list
  • Mentions let you direct a message to an individual in a group conversation
  • Inline replies let you reply to a specific message earlier in the conversation
  • Message effects for balloons, confetti, lasers and more
  • #images helps you find and add trending GIFs to messages
  • Memoji makes it simple to create a personalised character and send stickers that match your mood and personality
Maps
  • Guides offer recommendations for places to go and things to do, curated by a selection of trusted brands
  • Look Around to explore cities in a high-resolution, interactive 3D experience
  • Indoor maps for major airports and shopping centres
  • Cycling directions help you find bike-friendly routes to your destination
  • Electric vehicle routing helps you plan trips for supported vehicles that you add on iPhone

Some features may not be available in all regions or on all Apple devices.

* Performance will vary based on system configuration, network connection and other factors.

What’s new in version 11.7.10

  • This update provides important security fixes and is recommended for all users.

macOS Big Sur for Mac

Free
In English
Version 11.7.10
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What customer like

Price
Value
Stability

What needs improvements

Privacy
Bug fixing
Design

macOS Big Sur qualities

Value
4.5
Ease of use
4.0
Features
4.3
Reliability
4.5
Customer support
4.5

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4.0

(23 Reviews of macOS Big Sur)

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  • User Ratings

Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Jul 25 2023
11.7.9
3.0
Jul 25 2023
3.0
Version: 11.7.9
My advice these days is to WAIT a few days to update macOS and iOS. Apple appears to be at a particularly LOW point in coherence, VERY low. Expect the unexpected from them. If the latest OS update doesn't turn out to brick or mess over devices, reading about it in the news, update. I wish it wasn't this way! But we are #1, not Apple. Be safer than Apple.
rafaelmunoz232
rafaelmunoz232
Jul 28 2022
11.6.8
0.0
Jul 28 2022
0.0
Version: 11.6.8
MacBook Pro 2012 update 11.6 Don’t work OK
ERNEST UNGUREANU
ERNEST UNGUREANU
Jun 10 2022
11.6.7
5.0
Jun 10 2022
5.0
Version: 11.6.7
The current version is Ventura 13 beta. I am convinced that the computer scientists of Apple work for more and more sophisticated software. So, I don't understand why we should hang on to old versions ?
Pepper131
Pepper131
Jan 27 2022
11.6.3
0.0
Jan 27 2022
0.0
Version: 11.6.3
Now 12.2
gary-22
gary-22
Oct 28 2021
11.6.1
0.0
Oct 28 2021
0.0
Version: 11.6.1
Would someone please post a link to the 11.6.1 Combo Updater? Apple > Support > Downloads has stopped posting them publicly, as also the Mobile Device Updater for the iPhone 13s if that’s not included in this update. Thanks, always much appreciated when motivated younger people help those of us who were doing the same for others 30 years ago.
raylancaster1987
raylancaster1987
Jan 30 2024
11.7.10
5.0
Jan 30 2024
5.0
Version: 11.7.10
nostradammus
nostradammus
Jul 4 2023
11.7.8
5.0
Jul 4 2023
5.0
Version: 11.7.8
stevenboima231
stevenboima231
Jun 15 2023
11.7.5
3.0
Jun 15 2023
3.0
Version: 11.7.5
juf-star
juf-star
Jan 19 2023
11.7
5.0
Jan 19 2023
5.0
Version: 11.7
sexniashvili2002
sexniashvili2002
Dec 15 2022
11.7
5.0
Dec 15 2022
5.0
Version: 11.7
maidoksabar7
maidoksabar7
Jul 4 2022
11.6.7
5.0
Jul 4 2022
5.0
Version: 11.6.7
ioannisagelinas
ioannisagelinas
Feb 21 2022
11.6.4
5.0
Feb 21 2022
5.0
Version: 11.6.4
hffle
hffle
Feb 6 2022
11.6.3
4.0
Feb 6 2022
4.0
Version: 11.6.3
alphat3e
alphat3e
Feb 5 2022
11.6.3
4.0
Feb 5 2022
4.0
Version: 11.6.3
yoanys83pimpy
yoanys83pimpy
Nov 24 2021
11.6.1
5.0
Nov 24 2021
5.0
Version: 11.6.1
evilinstone
evilinstone
Oct 26 2021
11.6.1
5.0
Oct 26 2021
5.0
Version: 11.6.1
tabzih3
tabzih3
Oct 6 2021
11.5.2
2.0
Oct 6 2021
2.0
Version: 11.5.2
mseneru
mseneru
Aug 29 2021
11.5.2
1.0
Aug 29 2021
1.0
Version: 11.5.2
Funjoy
Funjoy
Jul 27 2021
11.5.1
5.0
Jul 27 2021
5.0
Version: 11.5.1
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Jul 21 2021
11.4
3.0
Jul 21 2021
3.0
Version: 11.4
romanesq1
romanesq1
Mar 6 2021
11.2.2
5.0
Mar 6 2021
5.0
Version: 11.2.2
mahimnap
mahimnap
Feb 27 2021
11.2.2
1.0
Feb 27 2021
1.0
Version: 11.2.2
didifri
didifri
Feb 10 2021
5.0
Feb 10 2021
5.0
Version: null
CloudB
CloudB
Feb 10 2021
5.0
Feb 10 2021
5.0
Version: null
Id-Ego-SuperEgo
Id-Ego-SuperEgo
Dec 16 2020
1.0
Dec 16 2020
1.0
Version: null
ERNEST UNGUREANU
ERNEST UNGUREANU
Dec 15 2020
5.0
Dec 15 2020
5.0
Version: null
johnhindorff
johnhindorff
Nov 17 2020
4.0
Nov 17 2020
4.0
Version: null
stew-1
stew-1
Nov 13 2020
1.0
Nov 13 2020
1.0
Version: null
TabasKo78
TabasKo78
Nov 13 2020
5.0
Nov 13 2020
5.0
Version: null
Johninsapporo
Johninsapporo
Jan 11 2030
11.3
5.0
Jan 11 2030
5.0
Version: 11.3
will-mardis
will-mardis
Jan 11 2030
11.3
3.0
Jan 11 2030
3.0
Version: 11.3
RavenNevermore
RavenNevermore
Jan 11 2030
11.2.2
5.0
Jan 11 2030
5.0
Version: 11.2.2
::mile::
::mile::
Jan 11 2030
11.2.2
5.0
Jan 11 2030
5.0
Version: 11.2.2