Apple releases first macOS Big Sur 11.4 public beta for testers

Apple has made the first version of macOS Big Sur 11.3 beta available to those in the public beta program.

Those who wish to participate can download the latest betas and configuration profiles from the Apple Beta Software Program. Subsequent changes for existing participants are available as over-the-air updates on enrolled devices.

Apple released the first beta version of macOS 11.4 on Wednesday, following the beta release candidates for Apple’s major operating systems.

The release notes indicate that you can now use graphics cards based on the AMD Navi RDNA2 architecture (6800, 6800XT, and 6900XT). No other characteristics were detailed.

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, and Apple itself, strongly advises users not to install beta versions on primary or very important devices, due to the possibility of data loss or other issues. Instead, it is recommended to install beta versions on secondary or non-essential devices and ensure that there are sufficient backups of important data beforehand.

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