Apple seeds OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 7

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Coming two weeks and a day after its last Developer Preview release, Apple has released the seventh OS X Yosemite beta to developers.

The update, version 7 1.0, is available for download to users currently running DP 6 in the Mac App Store, and to developers in Apple’s online developer center. Also available for download is Yosemite Recovery Update 2.0. The previous beta introduced several new icons in System Preferences, as well as several app icons and new wallpapers.

We’re installing the developer preview now and will be updating this post with our findings. If you discover anything new, please email us the details with screenshots at or leave a comment below!

New in Developer Preview 7

– “Software Update…” is no longer under the Apple drop-down menu

– “App Store…” now displays number of updates available

– Tweaked Dark Mode, which now darkens Spotlight search

– FaceTime preferences now contain an option to change the default application for calls

– New icons for Dashboard, Keychain Access, and Migration Assistant, Disk Utility, and ColorSync Utility



– Redesigned Language & Region icon in System Preferences


– Tweaked Wifi menu bar icon