Apple releases macOS 10.12.3 with fixes for battery life issues on the latest MacBook Pro

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Several weeks after the last macOS 10.12.3 beta, Apple has today released the firmware to the public.

Most notably, this update should fix some of the ongoing issues with the Late 2016 MacBook Pro. Specifically, this version should fix battery life issues which Consumer Reports seemingly confirmed is fixed in this macOS release.

To update, simply head over to the Updates tab in the Mac App Store. We’ll keep this post updated as we find out more information regarding today’s update.

Here’s Apple’s official change log from the App Store for macOS 10.12.3:

  • Improves automatic graphics switching on MacBook Pro (15-inch, October 2016).
  • Resolves graphics issues while encoding Adobe Premiere Pro projects on MacBook Pro with Touch Bar (13- and 15-inch, October 2016).
  • Fixes an issue that prevented the searching of scanned PDF documents in Preview.
  • Resolves a compatibility issue with PDF documents that are exported with encryption enabled.
  • Fixes an issue that prevented some third-party applications from correctly importing images from digital cameras.

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