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Final Cut Pro 10.6.7, Compressor 4.6.5, Motion 5.6.5 updates
(All list macOS 12.6 or later required.)
  • Final Cut Pro 10.6.7 (app store link).
    - See the release notes for a list of bug fixes.
    (FYI: On Aug. 1, 2023 FCP 10.6.8 was released to fix a player video freeze bug.)

  • Compressor 4.6.5 (app store link)
    - See the release notes list of enhancements and bug fixes.

  • Motion 5.6.5 (app store link)
    - See the release notes list of stability and performance bug fixes.
Apple Pro Video Formats 2.2.6 Update Download 
Apple's posted Pro Video Formats 2.2.6 (8.5 MB) download.
"The Pro Video Formats package provides support for the following codecs that are used in professional video workflows:
  • Apple ProRes RAW and ProRes RAW HQ*
  • Apple Intermediate Codec
  • Avid DNxHD® / Avid DNxHR® decoder
  • AVC-Intra 50 / 100 / 200 / 4:4:4 / LT
  • AVC-LongG
  • XAVC
  • XF-AVC
  • HDV
  • XDCAM EX / HD / HD422
  • Uncompressed 4:2:2
* Requires a Mac computer that supports Metal:"
That article is titled "Support for Metal on Mac, iPad, and iPhone".
(Metal 3 Support lists macOS Ventura or later & iOS/iPadOS 16 or later.)
Freeware VM VirtualBox 7.0.10 Update
VirtualBox version 7.0.10 includes these macOS related changes/fixes:
  • MacOS Host and Guest: Introduced general improvements in the installer area
  • VMM: Fixed sluggish performance starting with macOS Ventura 13.3 (bug #21563, bug #21596).
See the Change Log for the complete list of fixes and improvements.
Micromat TechTool Pro 17.0.3 Update
Info on changes in TechTool Pro 17.0.3 (use in-app update check).
  • Fixed reported issues with the Disk Image Cloning function of the Volume Cloning tool.
  • Updated Bonjour manufacturer database for the Local Network tool.
  • Added model identification strings for the Check Computer configuration panel.
  • Other minor fixes and enhancements.
The current TechTool Pro product page now shows version 18.
Lists support for Apple Silicon & Intel-based Macs, and OS X 10.13 to macOS 13 Ventura.
Firefox ESR 115.0.3 and iOS/iPadOS Firefox 115.1 updates
Other News, Software and Firmware Updates (later added first)
Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates (later first) Topic based Guides, Tips & Troubleshooting for Mac & iPhone/iPad/watchOS/tvOS Users.
Recent Updates, Tips, DIY Upgrades and Repairs:
List of Updates, Tips, DIY Upgrades, Repair Articles, and more you may have missed. (Topics range from OS/software/driver updates & troubleshooting, to hardware upgrades and repairs.)
Previous News Archive Summary:
    July 10th to 14th, 2023 News Archive
  • Apple Rapid Security Response "(c)" Update for macOS Ventura 13.4.1.
  • Apple Rapid Security Response "(c)" Update for iOS/iPadOS 16.5.1.
  • Safari 16.5.2 for macOS Monterey & Big Sur (important security fix).
  • Safari Technology Preview 174.
  • Mac Logic Pro 10.7.9 Update.
  • Apple MainStage 3.6.4 Update.
  • Apple App Store Connect version 1.12.1.
  • Firefox 115.0.2 (bug fixes and security fix).
  • Firefox ESR 115.0.2 (bug fixes & security fix).
  • Updated Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Articles
  • Chrome 115.0.5790.90 Early Stable Update.
  • Chrome 115.0.5790.84 for iOS/iPadOS 15.0 or later.
  • Microsoft Office for Mac16.75 (security fixes for Excel/Office Suite).
  • Yamaha AV Pre-Amps SR-X50A/SR-X40A/ATS-X500 Firmware 1.0.21.
  • LG B3 OLED TV Firmware Update 03.11.45.
  • LG C3 & G3 OLED TVs Firmware Update 03.11.45.
  • LG CX/GX/WX OLED TVs Firmware Update 04.41.45.

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