MacOS Catalina is the newest version of MacOS. This operating system is also known as MacOS 10.15. The name of this operating system is inspired by Santa Catalina Island. It is one of the islands in Southern California.
In this new OS, Apple eliminated one of popular feature that is iTunes App. This App launched by Apple in 2001. Apple splits this app into three new apps: Podcast, Music, and TV. These app actually has the similar function to iTunes. However, the Mac users still can manage their device in this ne OS. But, the user can do it through Finder. As the example, they can syncronize the media by using Podcast, Apple TV, or Music Apps.
Here are some features you can find in MacOS Catalina.
- Music App.
Through this app, the users have the full access to Mac Music library. Apple adds iTunes Music Store in this Music App. So, you will be able to access the content of Apple Music.
- Apple TV.
This app has the same function to Apple TV on iOS device. It offers teh content of Tv and Movie as well as Apple TV+ as Apple’s streaming TV service. This Apple TV now supports Dolby Atmos and 4K HDR.
- Podcast App.
This app offers the feature to browse, view the top chart, as well as manage the library. This app is simple but gives many benefits for podcast lovers.
- Sidecar feature.
This feature allows you to turn iPad display to your Mac. You can use Apple pencil. This way, you can use the iPad as a drawing tablet. Then, you can extend the display to Mac. This way, both screens show the same content.
- Find My App.
This feature is also available in iOS 13 and iPadOS. You can try Find My Mac feature by tracking the device even it is offline.
- Screen Time.
This feature is developed in MacOS Catalina. This way, you can track the usage of your device. So, this feature not only can be enjoyed in iPAd and iPhone.
- New Photos Interface.
Now you can organize all of your pictures by date, month, or year. Besides, Mac users also can choose the best photo for you.
- New mail feature.
MacOS Catalina offers new features for Mac users. For instance, you can block any email from certain senders, unsubscribe commercial email, and mute the threads.
- New Reminder app.
Reminder app offers a new user interface, attachment support, smart list, as well as message integration.