Apple recently pushed out the sixth public and seventh developer previews of macOS Sierra, in an attempt to get closer to bringing a final live variant this fall.

With the recent release of the macOS Sierra in beta version, both developers and public beta testers can get their hands on the latest operating system designed for the Mac. You should know that one week prior to the macOS Sierra beta 7, the sixth beta version was released.

That puts it only two months after the official unveiling that took place during the company's 2016 Worldwide Developers Conference.

Should you be a developer or public beta tester who wants to get the update, you can do so by going to the Software Update mechanism in the Mac App Store. Developers have a leg up, as they can get the beta directly via the Apple Developer Center.

MacOS Sierra represents a significant update to the OS, and one of the notable add-ons is Siri's presence on the Mac. This should permit users to tap into voice searches to quickly access files, search for information, and more.

Other nifty features from Sierra are the "Auto Unlock" option that will let Apple Watch owners unlock their Macs using their wearables and the "Universal Clipboard," which makes it easy to copy-paste text between various Apple devices.

Apple's desktop/notebook OS now comes with advanced iCloud integration, making sure that files located on a Mac's desktop or the Documents folder are ready to be accessed on a user's other device.

A feature that is touted for the iOS 10 also made its way into the Sierra OS: the deep learning algorithms will aid Photos in selecting and categorizing facial shots, object shots and landscapes. The Memories feature is also in tow, so users have a better time organizing their image collections. What is more, Messages now features bigger emoji, rich links and response options such as "Tapback."

Mac fans who are into Apple Pay will also get access to the payment service on Sierra, as payments will be possible via Apple Watch or iPhone. Last but not the least, a slew of new features will populate the ecosystem, such as Picture in Picture multitasking, like multiple tabs, revamped emoji and optimized storage.

At the moment of the writing, macOS Sierra is still under the expert eyes of developers and (less expert) public beta testers.

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