Apple issues macOS Sierra 10.12.1 update

The 1.25GB update includes several bug fixes and improvements.

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Apple on Monday released an update to macOS Sierra. Version 10.12.1 is now available for Mac users for download through the App Store app. (It’s a good idea to back up you Mac before installing the update.) The update is 1.25GB.

According to Apple’s release notes, the update includes the following:

  • Adds an automatic smart album in Photos for Depth Effect images taken on iPhone 7 Plus.
  • Improves the compatibility of Microsoft Office when using iCloud Desktop and Documents.
  • Fixes an issue that may prevent Mail from updating when using a Microsoft Exchange account.
  • Fixes an issue that caused text to sometimes paste incorrectly when using Universal Clipboard.
  • Improves reliability of Auto Unlock with Apple Watch.
  • Improves security and stability in Safari.
  • Fixes an issue that may cause Mail to display unnecessary password prompts for AOL accounts.
  • Improves compatibility with Fujitsu’s ScanSnap scanning software.
  • Addresses a “Filter Failed” error when printing to some Canon printers.
  • Fixes an issue that may prevent Grapher files from opening.
  • Brings back the Safari option to “never use font sizes smaller than” for displaying fonts on webpages.

Apple also has details on the security content of macOS Sierra 10.12.1.

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