Apple this week updated macOS Sierra to chronicle 10.12.5 with some-more than 3 dozen confidence patches, and a change that lets users implement Microsoft’s latest chronicle of Windows 10 on their Macs.
Sierra 10.12.5 “adds support for media-free designation of Windows 10 Creators Update regulating Boot Camp,” a update’s brief recover records read. Creators Update was a name Microsoft reserved to Windows 10 1703, a ascent expelled final month.
Boot Camp, that is baked into macOS, lets Mac owners run Windows on their machines. A Windows permit is required. Boot Camp, while not virtualization program like VMware’s Fusion or Parallels International’s Parallels Desktop, serves a same purpose: Running Windows applications, including tradition or mission-critical corporate software, on a Mac personal computer.
Previously, Mac users were forced onto a nomadic highway to put Windows 10 Creators Update into Boot Camp. According to a Microsoft support document published before a ascent was released, Mac owners initial had to implement an .iso of 2016’s Windows 10 Anniversary Update, aka 1607, to Boot Camp. Once 1607 was in place, they could afterwards ascent Windows 10 to 1703 from within Boot Camp.
Monday’s macOS refurbish voids that workaround: Mac owners might instead directly implement a hoop picture — in .iso format — of Windows 10 1703 into Boot Camp.
Sierra 10.12.5 also patched 37 vulnerabilities in macOS. Apple also expelled confidence updates for Sierra’s dual predecessors, 2015’s macOS El Capitan and 2014’s macOS Yosemite.