"MacOS High Sierra" appeared, browsing in Safari is the fastest in the world
On WWDC 2017, which had been on June 6, 2017 Tuesday, 2 o'clock, "macOS High Sierra" was announced as a new macOS. Safari's speed on macOS High Sierra is 80% faster than Chrome and it is the fastest in the world. Also, security enhancement and photo / movie editing functions are upgraded.
Next, about Mac.
"MacOS High Sierra" appeared as a new OS.
Safari on macOS High Sierra is the world's fastest desktop browser
Safari used on High Sierra will be 80% faster than Google Chrome
Auto play / blocking function
Strengthen security functions with intelligent tracking prevention. We will protect your privacy on the web.
In the mail function, the search function has been enhanced, and a split type display method called full screen split view is possible.
Also, the storage capacity required for the mail application is reduced by 35%.
New photo application has enhanced image editing function.
A function equivalent to photo editing software such as Photoshop can be used with Photo application.
There are three new elements
As a file storage system from conventional HFS systemAPFS(Apple File System) changed
It is optimized for modern storage, supports 64 bit data structure, and it is easy to increase storage in the future
Reaction speed is also very good, files and directories can be copied instantly, directory sizing is also fast, support for zero copy snapshots, metadata can be handled in parallel, and frequently accessed filesInodeIn additionSparse fileYou can optimize free space efficiently.
Next is about movie playback.
It supports H.265 as well as H.264, video encoding is 40% faster, file size is also reduced.
Hardware support has been activated
Graphics processing has also been accelerated, and it is steadily increasing more than before
Low-level computer graphics API with low overhead "Metal"Is"Metal 2Upgrade to
Driver optimization and so on, even such improvements have been implemented
It is 10 times faster
Frame unit debugger, debug search speeding up, GPU counters also implemented
Furthermore, it is possible to develop more intelligent applications using machine learning "Core ML"
And support external GPU
Developer kit starts today
Thunderbolt 3, AMD Radeon RX 580, USB-C hub is attached
Create professional content
It is also available for creating VR content.
"Metal for VR"
Final Cut Pro X
Corresponds to unity and UNREAL ENGINE
Three new elements
Beta downloads from today
Public beta version released at the end of June
Free update will be around autumn
New "iMac" supports 5K & VR, brighter and faster "The best graphics ever" realized - GIGAZINE