On 30 September Apple seeded OS X Yosemite GM candidate 1.0 for developers along with public beta 4, and now Apple released OS X Yosemite GM candidate 2 for developers who already have access to this software, and while doing so the company also released the OS X Yosemite public beta 5.
This new release carries the build number 14A386a, and can be update through Software Update on those Mac machines which is already running the earlier version of the software.
Apple Released OS X Yosemite GM Candidate 2 For Developers With Public Beta 5
While this is indeed the second GM Candidate, it does not mean that this is the final version of the software that will be released at some point later in October. It is believed that Apple will launch OS X Yosemite on October 16, while also unveiling new Retina iMacs and iPads.
OS X Yosemite Developer Preview is available for following Macs:
- iMac (Mid 2007 or newer)
- MacBook Air (Late 2008 or newer)
- MacBook (Late 2008 Aluminum, or Early 2009 or newer)
- Mac mini (Early 2009 or newer)
- MacBook Pro (Mid/Late 2007 or newer)
- Mac Pro (Early 2008 or newer)
- Xserve (Early 2009)
Yosemite provides some new features which includes continuity, and that is the one thing for which many users waiting for, which lets you to start work on one device and carry on another device from where you have left your task to make all the devices constantly sync.