Apple seeds new betas for iOS, macOS, tvOS and watchOS

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Apple is busting out a big batch of beta updates for developers today, bringing a host of new bug fixes and performance improvements to every single one of its platforms.

Developers can now download the second beta builds for iOS 10.3.2, macOS 10.12.5, watchOS 3.2.2 and tvOS 10.2.1 directly from Apple’s developer center, adding new fixes to iPhones, iPads, Macs, Apple TV and Apple Watch.

iOS 10.3.2 beta 2 can be downloaded directly to your iPhone or iPad as long as you have the proper installation file added to your device. You’ll need to install the new iOS beta before you can update you Apple Watch to watchOS 3.2.2 beta 2.

Release notes for all four betas don’t mention any ground breaking new features. The first beta builds for iOS 10.3.2 and macOS 10.12.5 mostly added bug fixes and performance improvements.

The new betas come a few weeks after Apple’s biggest iOS 10 update so far of 2017. iOS 10.3 added a host of new features like Find My AirPods, the Apple File System, iCloud calls for Verizon and more. macOS 10.12.4 added a new Night Shift feature for Macs, while Apple Watch users got a new Theater Mode with watchOS 3.2.

These could likely be the last updates before WWDC. Apple engineers are likely just fixing under-the-hood issues and security fixes on these latest beta builds before moving full time to iOS 11, macOS 10.13, watchOS 4 and tvOS 11.