OS X 10.11.4 now live with passcode-protected notes and more

Alongside a slew of new software updates, Apple has just released OS X 10.11.4 El Capitan to the public with a number of bug fixes and a few new features. In particular, users can now protect their notes in the Notes app with a passcode, share Live Photos between iOS and OS X with Messages and more.

Here's the full breakdown of what's new in OS X 10.11.4:

  • Adds the ability to passcode-protect notes containing personal data in Notes
  • Adds the ability to sort notes alphabetically, by date created, or date modified in Notes
  • Adds the ability to import Evernote files into Notes
  • Adds support for sharing Live Photos between iOS and OS X via AirDrop and Messages
  • Addresses an issue that may cause RAW images to open slowly in Photos
  • Adds the ability for iBooks to store PDFs in iCloud, making them available across all your devices
  • Fixes an issue that prevented loading Twitter t.co links in Safari
  • Prevents JavaScript dialogs from blocking access to other webpages in Safari
  • Fixes an issue that prevented the VIPs mailbox from working with Gmail accounts
  • Fixes an issue that caused USB audio devices to disconnect
  • Improves the compatibility and reliability of Apple USB-C Multipart Adapters

This is the third public update to OS X El Capitan since it was released in September 2015. You should be able to start downloading the update through the Updates section of the Mac App Store now.