Apple today saw the second beta of an upcoming tvOS 16 update for developers for testing purposes, with the beta coming two weeks after Apple introduced tvOS 16 at the Worldwide Developers Conference.

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Developers can download the new tvOS 16 beta by downloading a profile to Apple TV using Xcode.

tvOS 16 enables cross-device connectivity, a feature that allows developers to integrate ‌Apple TV‌ apps with iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch apps to unlock new experiences on the TV. Apple has also improved how multiple user profiles work in tvOS 16 by adding a shared keychain so users do not have to log in and select their profile when launching an ‌Apple TV‌ app.

Game controller support has been extended to Nintendo Joy-Cons and Pro Controller, and HDR10 + support is available in the tvOS 16 ‌Apple TV‌ app. With tvOS 16, ‌Apple TV‌ will support Matter, an upcoming standard that will improve the interoperability of smart home accessories from different companies.

tvOS 16 is limited to developers right now, but Apple will deliver a public beta of the software to public beta testers in July.

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