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Apple adds Windows Precision Touchpad to Boot Camp, eight years late

Boot Camp

An unexpected update to Boot Camp in macOS sees Apple let users improve how their Mac trackpads work under Windows.

MacBook Pro does famously get named as the best option for a Windows laptop, but Apple's Boot Camp has consistently mimicked one of the PC operating system's failings. PCs have tended to have poorer trackpads, poor enough that Microsoft introduced a Windows feature called Precision Touchpad to improve it.

However, Microsoft first introduced Precision Touchpad to Windows in 2013 and Boot Camp did not provide access to that option — until now.

As Boot Camp looks to disappear under the move to Apple Silicon, it has nonetheless received a new update. Version 6.1.15 was released this week and its main update is to support Windows Precision Touchpad.

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