Apple veröffentlicht macOS Monterey 12.1 mit neuen Features

Apple hat im Laufe des heutigen Abends neben iOS 15.2 für iPhone, iPadOS 15.2 für iPad, watchOS 8.3 für die Apple Watch, macOS Big Sur 11.6.2 und tvOS 15.2 für Apple TV auch das Update auf macOS Monterey 12.1 veröffentlicht. Das Update auf macOS Monterey 12.1 fügt SharePlay hinzu, eine völlig neue Art, gemeinsame Erlebnisse mit Familie und Freunden in FaceTime zu haben. Dieses Update enthält außerdem den Apple Music Voice Plan, neue Sicherheitsfunktionen für Kinder und Eltern in Messages, neu gestaltete Memories in Photos sowie weitere Funktionen und Fehlerbehebungen für deinen Mac. Dazu kommen auch die üblichen Fehlerbehebungen und Verbesserungen der Stabilität. Dieses Update enthält zudem wichtige Sicherheitsupdates und wird allen Benutzern empfohlen. Details über die mit macOS Monterey 12.1 geschlossenen Sicherheitslücken finden sich hier. Du kannst das Update auf macOS Monterey 12.1 ab sofort im Mac App Store kostenfrei herunterladen. Weitere Informationen zu macOS Big Sur 11.6.2 finden sich weiter unten oder bei Apple.

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Download -> macOS Monterey 12.1 im Mac App Store herunterladen

Das Update auf macOS Monterey 12.1 kann ab sofort im Mac App Store geladen werden:

macOS Monterey 12.1 Update -> Beschreibung via Apple Webseite

macOS Monterey 12.1 adds SharePlay, an entirely new way to have shared experiences with family and friends in FaceTime. This update also includes the Apple Music Voice Plan, new safety features for children and parents in Messages, redesigned Memories in Photos, and other features and bug fixes for your Mac.


  • SharePlay is a new way to share synchronized experiences in FaceTime with content from the Apple TV app, Apple Music, and other supported apps
  • Shared controls give everyone the ability to pause, play, rewind or fast forward
  • Smart volume automatically lowers the audio of a movie, TV show, or song when you or your friends speak
  • Screen sharing lets everyone on a FaceTime call look at photos, browse the web, or help each other out

Apple Music Voice Plan

  • Apple Music Voice Plan is a new subscription tier that gives you access to all songs, playlists, and stations in Apple Music using Siri
  • Just Ask Siri suggests music based on your listening history and likes or dislikes
  • Play it Again lets you access a list of your recently played music


  • Memories has been redesigned with a new interactive interface, new animation and transition styles, and multiple image collages
  • New Memory types include additional international holidays, child-focused memories, trends over time, and improved pet memories


  • Communication safety setting gives parents the ability to enable warnings for children when they receive or send photos that contain nudity
  • Safety warnings contain helpful resources for children when they receive photos that contain nudity

Siri and search

  • Expanded guidance in Siri, Spotlight, and Safari Search to help children and parents stay safe online and get help with unsafe situations

Apple ID

  • Digital Legacy allows you to designate people as Legacy Contacts so they can access your iCloud account and personal information in the event of your death

TV app

  • Store tab lets you browse, buy, and rent movies and TV Shows all in one place

This release also includes the following enhancements for your Mac:

  • Hide My Email is available in the Mail app for iCloud+ subscribers to create unique, random email addresses
  • Stocks allows you to view the currency for a ticker and see year-to-date performance when viewing charts
  • Reminders and Notes now allow you to delete or rename tags

This release also includes bug fixes for your Mac:

  • Desktop and Screen Saver may appear blank after selecting photos from the Photos library
  • Trackpad could become unresponsive to taps or clicks
  • External displays may not charge some MacBook Pro and MacBook Air computers when connected using Thunderbolt or USB-C
  • HDR video playback on could cause 2021 MacBook Pro computers to panic
  • Menu bar extras may be obscured by the camera housing on 2021 MacBook Pro computers
  • MagSafe may stop charging on 2021 16-inch MacBook Pro computers when lid is closed and system is shut down

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

via Apple