Latest macOS Sierra beta unleashes new emoji

By

x
Sierra now comes with more emoji!
Photo: Ste Smith/Cult of Mac

Apple today rolled out its second macOS Sierra 10.12.2 beta, adding new emoji that will also make its way iPhone and iPad with iOS 10.2. The update also brings bug fixes and improves performance.

macSierra includes support for Unicode 9, which includes new emoji characters like the face palm, crossed fingers, fox face, shark, butterfly, clown face, drooling face, and a whole bunch of professions in male and female versions — including Ziggy Stardust lookalikes.

Apple has also updated a whole bunch of existing emoji to add detail and improve their look.

macOS Sierra 10.12.2 also comes with some bug fixes that eliminate problems Apple has stumbled across since Sierra made its debut back in September. The update also promises to improve performance.

macOS Sierra 10.12.2 beta 2 can be downloaded from Apple’s Developer Center now. If you’re already running Sierra 10.12.2 beta 1, you can grab the update from the Mac App Store.