Often when Apple declares huge new working system updates at WWDC, it releases early, work-in-progress developer betas for app builders who’ve paid for an Apple Developer account. A couple of weeks later, as soon as the betas have been up to date a few occasions, it has launched considerably more-stable public beta variations for basic consumption.
That has altering this yr. Anybody who indicators in to Apple’s developer website with their Apple ID could have entry to the developer beta builds of iOS 17, macOS Sonoma, and Apple’s different working methods without spending a dime. Truly submitting apps to Apple for App Retailer distribution (or, on the Mac, signing them as a way to distribute them exterior the App Retailer with out setting off macOS’ many unsigned app warning messages) will nonetheless price $99 per yr. However lovers and testers who use developer accounts to get early beta entry will not must pay to do it.
Apple will nonetheless launch public beta builds of all its working methods by way of its public beta program someday in July.
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