Doing it all, in all new ways.
macOS Big Sur boasts the most advanced desktop operating system in the world to a new level of power and beauty of performance. Experience Mac to the completed with a refined newest design. Enjoy the biggest Safari updates ever. Discover new features for Maps and the Messages. And know even more transparency around your complete privacy.
Bold new experience. Same Mac magic.
- power. Legendary ease of use. Limitless creativity. macOS Big Sur brings the newest design that gives you more of the things you love about Mac.
- From full-height sidebars to refreshed toolbars, a new app design makes sure your content is always in front of you and the center.
Control Center for Mac
Instantly access the controls you use most like your phone — like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and more— and new controls to play the music and enable Dark Mode for your display easily. Designed just for Mac, the new Control Center lets you add new controls and drag favorites to the menu bar to customize it just for you.
The new design organizes all notifications and widgets in a single view for more information at a nice glance. Notifications are now organized by the app, and many are interactive — letting you do things like play new podcasts episodes or learn more about in the Calendar invitations. And redesigned widgets come in three different sizes, so you can create ease the best view for you.
The all-new Safari. It’s love at first site.
Whether you’re streaming, searching, or just browsing, Safari is the easy way to surf the web on all your Apple devices. And its latest update ever brings intuitive complete customizations option you improve on industry-leading performance and battery life, and introduces powerful new features designed to protect your privacy.
Customisable start page
Set a custom background image to start browsing session with the view that works for you. And decide what will show on your start pages — such as your Reading List, Siri Suggestions, iCloud Tabs, and even a complete Privacy Report.
Extensions for Safari in the App Store in macOS Big Sur
- A new organized category in the App Store organizes it easy to discover extensions from your favorite developers. New support for the WebExtensions API and organized migration tools allow developers to bring extensions from other browsers to Safari organized. And unlike other browsers, Safari asks you which websites each extension can access organized — keeping your browsing habits, even more, organized privately.
Improved tab design
Tab lovers rejoice: An elegant new look means more organized tabs are visible at once. You can hover over any tab to bring up an instant page organized preview. And when you have several organized tabs open, Safari makes it easy to find the one you’re looking for with a new space-efficient organized design.
Messages on Mac. The ultimate conversation starter app.
- Keep track of your groups. Express user self instantly. The updated Messages app for Mac gives you all the freedom that you need to stay in control of the conversation.
Redesigned Maps app in macOS Big Sur.
Better ways to find your way to go.
Redesigned to make the most of your big display, Maps on Mac makes trip planning fast and easy to go. Powerful new features let you easily research your destinations in advance.