OS X El Capitan v10.11.4 released
Apple releases OS X El Capitan v10.11.4 for Mac owners Getty Images

Following several rounds of beta testing to provide a seamless user experience without any lag, Apple has made the final version of OS X 10.11.4 available for users. The update resolves a bunch of issues along with improving the stability, compatibility and security of Mac.

One of the notable features in this release is the ability to share Live Photos between iOS and OS X through AirDrop or messages. In addition to that, you can now protect the note-taking app with passcode to avoid your private data being viewed by others. The update also enhances the compatibility of USB-C multiport adapters. Following are the details:

The update:

  • Adds the ability to passcode-protect notes containing personal data in Notes
  • Adds the ability to sort notes alphabetically, by date created, or date modified in Notes
  • Adds the ability to import Evernote files into Notes
  • Adds support for sharing Live Photos between iOS and OS X via AirDrop and Messages
  • Addresses an issue that may cause RAW images to open slowly in Photos
  • Adds the ability for iBooks to store PDFs in iCloud, making them available across all your devices
  • Fixes an issue that prevented loading Twitter t.co links in Safari
  • Prevents JavaScript dialogs from blocking access to other webpages in Safari
  • Fixes an issue that prevented the VIPs mailbox from working with Gmail accounts
  • Fixes an issue that caused USB audio devices to disconnect
  • Improves the compatibility and reliability of Apple USB-C Multiport Adapters

Enterprise content:

  • Fixes an issue that could cause a black screen after logging in as the root user
  • Fixes an issue that prevents using screen sharing to remotely click the Allow button or Always Allow button in Keychain Access
  • Fixes an issue that prevents Migration Assistant from opening when automatic login has been disabled using a configuration profile
  • Fixes an issue that prevents Mail from showing the date and time of certain Microsoft Exchange calendar events
  • Provides compatibility with the Cisco AnyConnect VPN client
  • Improves the reliability of connecting to a Personal Hotspot via Wi-Fi

How to update

Head over to Mac App Store and use Search in the upper-right corner of the window to find the software update. If you don't have App Store, choose Software Update from Apple menu, then follow the on-screen instructions to download and install the update. Alternatively, you can find the software update from Apple Support site.

Download link

OS X El Capitan 10.11.4

Or, OS X El Capitan 10.11.4 combo update