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Universal Control, which allows a single keyboard and mouse to interact across multiple Macs and iPads at once (Available on Mac computers with the Apple M1 chip and Mac computers with an Intel processor and at least 16GB RAM and 4GB VRAM. iPad requirements: iPad Pro, iPad Air (3rd generation and later), iPad (6th generation and later), and iPad mini (5th generation and later).)
Support for playing AirPlay content received from iOS and iPadOS devices, as well as from other Macs (Available on MacBook Pro (2018 and later), MacBook Air (2018 and later), iMac (2019 and later), iMac Pro (2017), Mac mini (2020 and later), Mac Pro (2019), iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (2nd generation and later), iPad Air (3rd generation and later), iPad (6th generation and later), and iPad mini (5th generation and later). Older iPhone, iPad, and Mac models may share content at a lower resolution to supported Mac models when "Allow AirPlay for" is set to "Everyone" or "Anyone on the same network" in Sharing preferences.)
Enhancements to FaceTime, including the ability to share screen, and the SharePlay feature which provides a way to experience content simultaneously and in sync (e.g. music or TV shows)
Live Text to copy, paste, translate and lookup text in Photos, Screenshot, Quick Look, and Safari (work across all Mac that support macOS Monterey since beta 4)
Focus to set different modes to filter notifications across iPhone and iPad
Introduces Low Power Mode for Mac (Supported on MacBook Air (late 2018) and MacBook Pro (Mid 2018) and later.)
The Notes application includes the ability to apply arbitrary, user-generated tags to any note (e.g. #cooking, #work). A complementary Tag Browser in the sidebar and Smart Folders allow visualization of notes tagged with a particular tag or combination of tags. New functionality called Quick Notes enables creation of a note from within any app via invocation of a system-wide keyboard shortcut or hot corner.
The maps app include a new interactive globe, redesigned transit experience, and new place card. The interactive globe lets you discover the natural beauty of Earth with a rich and interactive 3D globe, including significantly enhanced details for mountain ranges, deserts, forests, oceans, and more.