Apple announces macOS 13 Ventura, the next major software update for the Mac

Apple has revealed the features and changes coming to macOS in the next major software update for the platform, macOS 13 Ventura.

Ventura's headlining feature is a new multitasking interface called Stage Manager.

It's being billed as a way to fight window clutter on a busy desktop-enter Stage Manager mode, and one of your windows floats to the center of the screen, pushing your other windows into a compressed navigation column on the left of the screen.

Apple's cross-device Continuity features were also updated.

Continuity Camera supports Center Stage and Portrait Mode effects, too, though presumably they will require newer iPhones with hardware that supports those features.

Other features include a redesigned System Preferences app, now called Settings, that brings it more in line with the Settings app in iOS and iPadOS.