Discover Other System Improvements

In addition to the bigger features that each deserved their own chapter, Sonoma includes dozens of smaller (but sometimes quite significant) changes. In this chapter, I offer a quick overview of new things that apply to multiple apps or to the system as a whole. (For app-specific changes, see the next chapter, Explore Other App Improvements.) Although I don’t catalog every tiny change, I attempt to hit the most important highlights.

Features are listed here alphabetically, not in order of importance.


Sonoma brings fewer changes to accessibility options than recent macOS updates, but they’re interesting and useful:

  • Live Speech: If you’re unable to speak (or have limited speech ability), participating ...

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