Apple publishes macOS 12.1 beta 1 to developers. Notable change is SharePlay availability on macOS. Also, macOS gets support for video cards using AMD Radeon 6600XT GPU.

Universal Control is not yet enabled in current beta.

Release notes

App Store

Resolved in macOS Monterey 12.1 beta
  • Fixed an issue where subscriptions continue to auto-renew after calling expireSubscription(productIdentifier:) in automated tests using StoreKit Test. (82800700)

Displays

New Features in macOS Monterey 12.1 beta
  • You can now use graphics cards that integrate the AMD Radeon 6600XT GPU. (82532062)

SwiftUI

Resolved in macOS Monterey 12.1 beta
  • Fixed an issue where using alert(_:isPresented:actions:message:) and confirmationDialog(_:isPresented:titleVisibility:actions:) didn’t present. (83731075)
  • Pushing a ScrollView that has a background applied while inside of a stack style NavigationView when inside a TabView is now correctly tracked by the navigationBar and tabBar . (83686857)
  • List correctly respects safe area insets. (83312573)
Known Issues
  • Document-based apps include a Save As menu item above Duplicate. (83741212)

Beta download: Beta Software Download

Reference: Apple Seeds First Beta of macOS Monterey 12.1 to Developers

Recommendations

Developer:

Try SharePlay on macOS.

QA engineer:

Test apps for regressions.

PM/DM:

Business as usual.

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