As expected, Apple has released OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite, which includes the all-new Photos app along with several other improvements.
The all-new Photos app replaces Aperture and iPhoto. In addition to the Photos app, OS X 10.10.3 also includes a redesigned single-page emoji picker, along will all new emoji and emoji skin tone modifiers. It includes several new people emoji for greater diversity, and 32 new country flags to choose from, which includes flags for countries like Canada, India and others. Apple has also made some changes to better reflect its own products as well, supplanting the existing emoji for “computer” and “watch” with an iMac and Apple Watch, respectively. The emoji for an iPhone reflects an iPhone 6.
Here’s the complete OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 change log:
With Photos you can:
- Browse your photos by time and location in Moments, Collections, and Years views
- Navigate your library using convenient Photos, Shared, Albums, and Projects tabs
- Store all of your photos and videos in iCloud Photo Library in their original format and in full resolution
- Access your photos and videos stored in iCloud Photo Library from your Mac, iPhone, iPad, or iCloud.com with your web browser
- Perfect your photos with powerful and easy-to-use editing tools that optimize with a single click or slider, or allow precise adjustments with detailed controls
- Create professional-quality photo books with simplified bookmaking tools, new Apple-designed themes, and new square book formats
- Purchase prints in new square and panoramic sizes
This update also includes the following improvements:
- Adds over 300 new Emoji characters
- Adds Spotlight suggestions to Look Up
- Prevents Safari from saving website favicon URLs used in Private Browsing
- Improves stability and security in Safari
- Improves Wi-Fi performance and connectivity in various usage scenarios
- Improves compatibility with captive Wi-Fi network environments
- Fixes an issue that might cause Bluetooth devices to disconnect
- Improves screen sharing reliability
For enterprise customers, this update includes the following:
- Addresses an issue that could cause Macs bound to an Active Directory server to become unresponsive at startup
- Provides the ability to set a umask that’s respected by GUI apps
- Fixes an issue installing a configuration profile for 802.1x with EAP-TLS
- Resolves an issue where folders from a DFS share point might “disappear” when viewed from the Finder on some Macs
You can download OS X 10.10. 3 via the Updates pane in the Mac App Store.
Let us know how it goes in the comments.