Apple releases macOS 11.5.2 Big Sur with bug fixes

With macOS 12 Monterey on the way, most of the attention is on that future release. However, Apple isn’t quite done with macOS 11 Big Sur. The company is releasing a new software update for the desktop operating system, albeit a minor one.

Today, Apple has released macOS 11.5.2 Big Sur to the public. This is not an update on the same level as the upcoming macOS 12 Monterey, which is set to launch later this year. No, this is a minor update, meant to address some behind-the-scenes issues and improve the overall experience.

Apple released macOS 11.5.1 Big Sur to the public before the end of July, so this latest update has a pretty quick turnaround. To update, macOS users simply need to open the System Preferences app –> Software Update and follow the instructions to get all up to date.

Apple's promotional image for the macOS Big Sur software update for Mac computers

At the time of publication, there isn’t much known about the update itself. Apple says it includes “bug fixes for your Mac,” and that’s about it. If that changes, we will update this post accordingly.