Users' personal libraries will be automatically sorted into the new applications. "And because they are built from their iOS versions, they provide a seamless experience across your devices", said Apple. But I recognized just one app in this collection, for the Rosetta Stone language learning service.
The TV app is similar to offerings on iOS and tvOS, allowing users to stream TV and movie content - including 4K HDR content on 2018 and later Macs.
Catalina is available now for all Macs from 2012 or newer. It uses the speech recognition form Siri to allow for control by voice. The new Podcasts app will provide one with access to over 700K podcasts from different genres. Among some popular iPad apps that are already available to run on your Mac with macOS Catalina, we can mention Gameloft's Asphalt 9: Legends vehicle racing game, Twitter, DC Universe, American Airlines, Post-it, Morpholio, TripIt, Jira, Crew, Fender, and others. These titles and more will be available, starting as early as today, on the Mac App Store for users to download and enjoy, and other exciting Mac Catalyst-developed apps will be released in the weeks ahead. Here's how to download macOS Catalina. And with Family Sharing, Screen Time gives parents visibility for their kids' activities across all of their Apple devices.
Whenever you make the move to a fresh-off-the-shelf new operating system, we highly recommend backing up the files on your Mac, so if anything goes wrong you can quickly restore your machine to its previous working order. Gatekeeper now checks all apps for security issues: all apps are required to get permission before accessing user documents, and the side button on the Apple Watch can now be used to approve security prompts. Netflix, for example, says that it will not bring its iPad app to the Mac.
There's also a dedicated "Find My" app where you can see your devices on a map, including those without cellular connections. This includes standalone programs for music, podcasts and TV; a redesigned Reminders app; and new features in Notes, Safari, Mail and Photos.
The page has been updated following the public rollout of macOS Catalina on Monday, however.