OS X 10.11.1 Released

On Wednesday, Apple released OS X 10.11.1, the first maintenance release to El Capitan. According to Apple, this release contains the following improvements.

  • Improves installer reliability when upgrading to OS X El Capitan.
  • Fixes an issue where outgoing server information may be missing from Mail.
  • Resolves an issue that prevented display of messages and mailboxes in Mail.
  • Resolves an issue that prevents certain Audio Unit plug-ins from functioning properly.
  • Improves VoiceOver reliability.
  • Adds over 150 new emoji characters with full Unicode 7.0 and 8.0 support.
  • Resolves an issue that caused JPEG images to appear as a gray or green box in Preview.

The item that will undoubtedly get the most attention is

  • Improves compatibility with Microsoft Office 2016.

As we previously reported here, users of Microsoft Office 2016 were experiencing a high incident of the applications crashing since they upgraded to OS X El Capitan. Microsoft acknowledged the problem and indicated they were working closely with Apple to come up with a solution, which now appears to be in place.

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