macOS Sierra 10.12.1 is now available

Three days ahead of its Mac event, Apple has released macOS Sierra 10.12.1, which weighs in at a modest 584 MB.

It promises to:

  • add an automatic smart album in Photos for Depth Effect images taken on iPhone 7 Plus
  • fix compatibility issues in Microsoft Office when using iCloud Desktop and Documents
  • fix an issue that may prevent Mail from updating when using a Microsoft Exchange account
  • fix an issue that caused text to paste incorrectly sometimes when using Universal Clipboard
  • improve reliability of Auto Unlock with the Apple Watch
  • improve stability and security of Safari
  • fix an issue that may cause Mail to display unnecessary password prompts for AOL accounts
  • fix incompatibilities with Fujitsu ScanSnap software
  • fix a Filter Failed error when printing to some Canon printers
  • fix an issue that may prevent Grapher files from opening
  • restore the Safari option to ‘never use font sizes smaller than’ for displaying fonts on webpages
  • improve the reliability of System Image Utility and imagetool when creating network disk images.

Security fixes include:

  • improved lock state checking in AppleGraphicsControl
  • a couple of memory corruption issues in ATS
  • better handling of JPEG images in CoreGraphics, and of PDFs and SGI images
  • FaceTime’s interface for relayed calls
  • parsing of disk images in NTFS
  • memory corruption in NVIDIA graphics drivers
  • system boot.

Matching security updates are also available for El Capitan and Yosemite. iOS 10.1, watchOS 3.1, tvOS 10.0.1, and Safari 10.0.1 have also been released concurrently.