macOS Sierra

macOS Sierra: Siri makes its debut on Mac, with new capabilities designed just for the desktop. And that’s not the only way your Mac is smarter. macOS Sierra helps you rediscover your best photos, shop faster and more conveniently online, and work more seamlessly between devices. It can also help free up valuable storage space. Now your Mac does even more for you, so you can do more with your Mac.



Memories automatically creates stunning collections of photos, based on people, places, holidays, and more.


Optimized Storage

Optimized Storage can automatically store old files, photos, movies, and email attachments in the cloud and make them available on demand.



Tabs now work in almost every app on your Mac just like they do in Safari.


Universal Clipboard

Copy and paste now works across your devices when they’re near each other.


Apple Pay

Apple Pay gives you an easier and more secure way to pay when shopping online in Safari.



With new effects you can send expressive messages and liven up your conversations. Send huge emoji, tap back with hearts or thumbs-up on a message bubble, play YouTube videos, and preview links right in a conversation. And receive stickers, see Digital Touch, and get messages that are written by hand or in invisible ink from friends on their iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.


Picture in Picture

Multitask on your Mac while watching your favorite videos from a Picture in Picture window.



The helpful features of Siri on iOS are now on Mac, along with new ones designed just for the desktop.


iCloud Drive

Now you can store your Documents folder and Desktop in iCloud Drive and access all your files from your iPhone, iPad, Mac, or PC.



Apple Music features an all-new design inside iTunes. For You, Browse, and Radio tabs have been redesigned to make it even easier to navigate and discover new music. And you get curated radio and playlists, receive daily recommendations, and hear new music first.


Auto Unlock

Apple Watch can now automatically log you in to your desktop.

Compatibility: MacBook (Late 2009 or later), iMac (Late 2009 or later), MacBook Air (2010 or later), MacBook Pro (2010 or later), Mac mini (2010 or later), Mac Pro (2010 or later)

Availability: Free download from the Mac App Store