How to download macOS Ventura 13.4 public beta 2 on Mac

Apple released macOS Ventura 13.4, allowing many users to try out features like Stage Manager, Continuity Camera, Handoff, Desk View, and more. However, as the name implies, the developer beta was restricted to developers owing to severe flaws.

Apple has now launched macOS Ventura 13.4 public beta 2, and if you want to try it, I’ve outlined the steps you’ll need to take to download and install it on your Mac. But first, check to see if your Mac is compatible with macOS 13.4 Ventura.

The full list of macOS Ventura-supported devices

  • iMac – 2017 and later
  • Mac Studio – 2022
  • Mac Pro – 2019 and later
  • iMac Pro – 2017 and later
  • Mac mini – 2018 and later
  • MacBook Air – 2018 and later
  • MacBook – 2017 and later
  • MacBook Pro – 2017 and later

To find out your Mac’s model, click the Apple logo in the upper left corner and pick About This Mac.

How to download the public beta version of macOS 13.4 Ventura 

Before downloading and installing the beta profile, make a backup of your device. This will keep your data secure if you decide to downgrade to macOS Monterey.

  • Go to
  • To enroll, click Sign up, or sign in using your Apple ID and password.
How to download macOS Ventura 13.4 public beta 2 on Mac

  • Navigate to the macOS tab, then scroll down to the Enroll Your Mac area.
  • Download the macOS public beta 2 Access Utility.
  • Now click Allow to start the download.
  • Open the Downloads folder, or the place where you downloaded the files.
  • Double-click macOSPublicBetaAccessUtility.dmg.
  • Again, double-click macOSPublicBetaAccessUtility.pkg to launch the installation and follow the on-screen instructions.
How to download macOS Ventura 13.4 public beta 2 on Mac

  • If you have previously created a Time Machine backup, click OKContinue.
  • Click the Continue button again
  • Clicking Agree indicates that you have read and accepted Apple’s software licensing agreement.
  • Next, choose Install.
  • After entering the password for your Mac, choose Install Software.
How to download macOS Ventura 13.4 public beta 2 on Mac

  • Once the download is complete and the ‘installation was successful’ box appears, click Close.
  • Now, a software update box will appear; select Upgrade Now.

The download will begin and may take a while, depending on your internet speed. Once done, apply the update.

To get the update screen, follow these steps: click the Apple logo, then System Preferences, and finally Software Update.

How to install macOS Ventura 13.4 public beta 2 on the Mac

  • An installation window should appear automatically; click Continue.
  • To accept the terms and conditions, simply click Agree.
  • Next, click Agree again to confirm.
  • Select the drive/partition where you want to install the beta and click Continue.
  • Enter your Mac’s password, then click Unlock.
  • If your Mac does not restart automatically, click Restart.
How to download macOS Ventura 13.4 public beta 2 on Mac

After your Mac reboots, the system may require you to enter your Apple ID and password.

Should you download the macOS Ventura 13.4 public beta 2?

Betas have the potential to cause problems. Apple status that it may have flaws and inconsistencies, and it may not function as smoothly as commercially available applications. Furthermore, it recommended that users download the beta to secondary devices or non-critical sectors.

However, the opportunity to test and discover new features consistently appeals to my nerdy side.

Furthermore, there is a certain satisfaction in reporting defects to Apple! Finally, you’ll have to assess the advantages and downsides for yourself. And if you have a spare device or storage space, partitioning is a win-win situation.

So, are you going to download macOS Ventura tvOS 16.4 public beta 2 or wait?

Whatever decision you choose, we will be there for you! From covering all wonderful features to unveiling macOS Ventura secret features, diagnosing frequent difficulties, and sharing productivity tips, our team will cover everything about macOS Ventura in the following days. So stay tuned!

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