Apple has made its new software iOS 9 available to the public a few weeks after announcing it at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC 2015). Public beta of the operating system can now be downloaded on the company's website for testing.
"Help make the next releases of iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan our best yet. As a member of the Apple Beta Software Program, you can take part in shaping Apple software by test-driving pre-release versions and letting us know what you think," announced Apple on its website.
Apple device users, who want to test-drive the unfinished firmware, can download it by registering on the company's official website. It has been made available to developers since last month, but kept away from the public until now.
Apple devices that will get the new software are iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5S, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad 2, iPad 3rd generation and 4th generation, iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad mini, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3, and iPod touch 5th generation.
The final version of iOS 9 is expected to come this fall and could be seen with the upcoming iPhones. It has several features like proactive assistance with more capable siri, less storage consumption, transit that will help travellers locate trains, subways, buses etc through map, notes app, new app, and Apple Pay.