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Everyday tasks made easy

macOS is packed with smart features that make it easy to get things done right from your desktop.

Learn what you can do from the desktop

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Apps for everything you want to do

Your Mac comes with built-in apps that let you do amazing things—and you can find even more great apps in the Mac App Store.

Learn what you can do with apps on your Mac

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Family comes first

With macOS and iCloud, your family can share purchases—like music or books—have fun, be productive, and stay connected, wherever they are.

Learn how to share and stay safe

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Protect your data and your Mac

Nothing is more important than the safety of your data. Your Mac gives you tools to protect your data and keep your Mac even more secure.

Learn how to keep your data safe

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Your Mac is part of a great team

Your Mac works seamlessly with your other Apple devices. With just a click or a tap, you can extend your Mac desktop using your iPad, effortlessly share files with friends, and more.

Learn how to use your Mac and devices together

To browse the macOS User Guide, click Table of Contents at the top of the page.

If you need more help, visit the macOS Support website.