INTRO: Apple has released the macOS Catalina 10.15.5 update today to all users in the stable channel. The update brings a bunch of tweaks and improvements, including a promise for improved battery life on MacBooks.
macOS Catalina 10.15.5 Update
Today Apple has finally unveiled its macOS Catalina 10.15.5 update. The macOS 10.15.5 update brings a new battery health management feature to Apple’s laptops. When enabled, the feature will reduce the peak capacity of your battery down to a level that’s “optimized for your usage”. This way, you will still be able to use your laptop normally while reducing battery wear and tear. While the feature sounds interesting, you can turn the feature off if you want every minute of battery you can get.
Update Brings Pro Display XDR Feature
Apart from all of this, the new update from apple also brings an important Pro Display XDR related feature into it. With macOS Catalina 10.15.5 you can finally recalibrate your display. This includes tweaking the white point and luminance of the Pro Display XDR. So, you can finely tune your $5000 display the way you want. The update also brings some other twists and improvements. Also, You can now disable automatic resizing of the video in a group FaceTime calls. The same feature also rolled out to iPhones with the iOS 13.5 update recently.
Better GPU Performance
Moreover, the update brings better GPU performance to some Mac models when using hardware acceleration. It also fixes a bug that made the webcam undetectable after using a videoconferencing app.
macOS 10.15.5 is rolling out right now and you should have gotten it on your laptop already. If you haven’t check for updates by going to “System Preferences -> Software Update” on your Mac. So, let’s hope This update brings out the best for all the macOS users and brings some kind of efficiency in their work.