Today, May 16, 2016, after a month of waiting, Apple seeded the fifth maintenance release of the Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan computer operating system to users worldwide.
Mac OS X 10.11.5 El Capitan has been in development for the past one and a half months, during which it received a total of four Beta released, which have been seeded to both public beta testers and developer enrolled into the Apple Developer program. It comes as an upgrade to Mac OS X 10.11.4 El Capitan.
Tagged as build 15F34, the OS X El Capitan 10.11.5 update has been released to improve the security, stability, and compatibility of your Mac computer, being either a MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, iMac, or the new MacBook. As expected, this is a recommended update for all users running OS X El Capitan.
What’s new in Mac OS X 10.11.5 El Capitan
As mentioned, Mac OS X 10.11.5 El Capitan is a minor update that only fixes an issue that could have caused the Spotlight feature to consume a large amount of CPU time if a configuration profile was applied to set allowSpotlightInternetResults, as well as an issue that might have occurred when attempting to apply a configuration profile to set the ShutDownDisabledWhileLoggedIn option.
Lastly, the OS X El Capitan 10.11.5 update addresses an issue with Startup Disk, which only displayed a single NetBoot image. In related news, Apple today released thefor supported iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices, along with watchOS 2.2.1 for Apple Watch devices, and tvOS 9.2.1 for Apple TVs. Popular software applications like iTunes 12.4 and Safari 9.1.1 were also announced, so please update your Apple products as to the new OS versions as soon as possible.