Apple issues second public beta of OS X El Capitan 10.11.1

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Members of Apple's public beta testing program now have access to a second pre-release build of OS X 10.11.1, a forthcoming maintenance and security update for the newly launched El Capitan Mac operating system.

The new public beta arrives two days after developers were provided with their own second beta of OS X 10.11.1, and one day after the final release of OS X 10.11 El Capitan was issued to the general public. The second beta of OS X 10.11.1 is identified as build 15B22c.

Apple has not detailed any significant changes that might arrive in the first patch to El Capitan. Release notes for the second beta state that the update will focus on stability, compatibility, and security.

Members of Apple's public beta program can access the new OS X 10.11.1 build through the Mac App Store.

New features in El Capitan include Split View, an enhanced Mission Control, a cursor spotting feature, better fullscreen view in Mail, an improved Notes app, the ability to quickly spot and mute tabs in Safari, and other general refinements and tweaks.