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Info/Downloads for macOS Sierra 10.12.3 Update (includes Safari 10.0.3)
Info on changes/fixes from the about doc (more detailed than D/L page):
"The macOS Sierra 10.12.3 Update improves the stability and security of your Mac, and is recommended for all users.
This update:

  • 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.

    Enterprise content: Resolves an issue where network or cached user accounts (such as Active Directory accounts) using the maxFailedLoginAttempts password policy were becoming disabled.

    See Apple Security Updates for detailed information about the security content of this update."
  • Download pages for Sierra 10.12.3 Delta and Combo Updater

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    Other new/updated Apple Support docs are below.

    FYI on Nvidia Driver Updates: Users of Nvidia's web drivers should know that new OS X updates (versions or later build numbers after Security Updates) break any currently installed Nvidia web graphics driver. (Some non-Mac EFI cards are not supported by default OS X drivers.) Nvidia web driver updates usually appear first in Nvidia's driver prefs update check.
    Update: On Jan. 25th, 2017 Nvidia posted Graphics Driver 367.15.10.35f01 for macOS 10.12.3 build 16D32. (Initial public release, non-beta.)
      

    Apple/products related News, Updates, Rumors, Tips, PR:
    (see below for docs on security fixes in iOS/tvOS/WatchOS updates)
    Apple Support Article Updates:

    Page of How-To, Troubleshooting & Tips for Mac/OS X/iOS Users from Airplay to Thunderbolt.
      

    Final Cut Pro X 10.3.2, Compressor 4.3.1 and Motion 5.3.1 Updates
    • Final Cut Pro X 10.3.2 (OS X 10.11.4 or later, 64-bit processor)
      - Ability to add custom folders of audio files to the Sound Effects browser
      - Using ripple delete on audio-only clips no longer disables the selected range
      - Audio meters retain custom width after relaunch
      - Improves responsiveness when editing very long projects
      - Improves performance when exporting H.264 files and changing frame rate
      - Fixes issue in which secondary storylines with mixed roles could overlap in the timeline
      - Fixes issue that could prevent burning FCP projects to DVD via Apple USB SuperDrive
      - Fixes issue in which adjusting the line spacing of multi-line titles only applied to first line
      - Exporting ProRes 4444 files with transparency using Compressor creates a correct alpha channel

    • Motion 5.3.1 (OS X 10.11.4 or later, 64-bit processor)
      - Improves stability when using multiple camera behaviors
      - Improves performance when exporting H.264 files and changing frame rate
      - Fixes a stability issue when using the Timecode text generator
      - Fixes a stability issue when the cursor rolls over markers during playback
      - Fixes a stability issue when using the nudge keyframe shortcut

    • Compressor 4.3.1 (OS X 10.11.4 or later, 64-bit processor)
      - Location paths are respected when using Compressor via Terminal
      - Improves performance when exporting H.264 files and changing frame rate
      - Fade In/Fade Out filter is applied correctly when using distributed encoding
      - Exporting ProRes 4444 files with transparency creates a correct alpha channel
      - Fixes issue in which marker buttons on the Touch Bar may be displayed incorrectly
      - Disc name & titles correctly displayed when using languages with double-byte characters
      - Fixes issue that could prevent burning FCP projects to DVD via Apple USB SuperDrive
      - Fixes issue that could prevent processing files using 32-bit codecs including Animation, PNG, Cinepak, and WMV

    Related Apple articles (new or revised)


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    Previous News Archive Summary:
      January 16th to 19th, 2017 News Archive
    • Download OS X 10.11.6 Security Update 2016-003 Supplemental (driver bugfix)
    • GarageBand and Logic Pro X music apps get major updates
    • Logic Pro X v10.3 for OS X 10.11 or later
    • Logic Pro X 10.3 release notes (long list)
    • About the security content of Logic Pro X 10.3
    • How to Back up Logic Pro X
    • Logic Pro X: Processing Threads setting and Core Usage
    • Logic Remote for iPad v1.3.1 Update
    • GarageBand v10.1.5 for OS X 10.10 or later
    • About the security content of GarageBand 10.1.5
    • GarageBand v2.2 for iOS 10.2 or later
    • Checkmate 1.1.6 update (diagnostic/monitoring software)
    • Freeware VM VirtualBox 5.1.14
    • Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory (Jan 2017)
    • Apple Support/Troubleshooting/How-To Article Updates:
      - About Mac notebook batteries
      - How to use Apple Diagnostics on your Mac
      - Using Time Machine to back up or restore your Mac
      - - How to use Dictation Commands to tell your Mac what to do
      - Send audio and video to HDMI displays through Mini DisplayPort
      (was titled "about Mini DisplayPort to HDMI Adapters")
      - Mac Pro (Early 2009 to Mid 2012) Supported display configurations
      - If you don't see some features of your Mac in Windows
      - Bluetooth glossary of terms and icons
      - Vintage and obsolete products listing

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