Thursday, 12 September 2013

Download OS X 10.8.5 Mountain Lion Released Today

Mountain Lion (Installation dialogue)
Apple’s OS X 10.8.5, better known as Mountain Lion, represents the company’s ninth major release of OS X desktop and server operating system for Macintosh computers. The company has been testing a fifth update to Mountain Lion for some time and today released the software for public consumption.

OS X 10.8.5 includes changes and fixes for various issues pertaining to the stock Mail app and the operating system’s screen saver feature, in addition to improved performance for AFP file transfer.

Better Xsan reliability and fixes for Wi-Fi issues are also part of this update. The software is now available through the Software Update option on the Mac menu or via the Mac App Store’s Updates tab…
Here’s the full changelog for the OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.5 update.

- Fixes an issue that may prevent Mail from displaying messages
- Improves AFP file transfer performance over 802.11ac Wi-Fi
- Resolves an issue that may prevent a screen saver from starting automatically
- Improves Xsan reliability
- Improves reliability when transferring large files over Ethernet
- Improves performance when authenticating to an Open Directory server
- Addresses an issue that prevented a smart card from unlocking preference panes in System Preferences
- Contains the improvements included in MacBook Air (Mid 2013) Software Update 1.0

The update is recommended for all OS X Mountain Lion users as it improves the stability, compatibility and security of your Mac. Detailed information about the security content of this update is available in this Apple support document.
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There’s also a new Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update version 4.09 update available with RAW image compatibility for the Olympus PEN E-P5 camera and changes that:

- restore lens correction to Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 image
– address a white balance issue with some Nikon images that were modified by third-part applications

Apple is expected to release OS X 10.9 Mavericks some time in Fall.

Announced during June’s WWDC keynote, OS X Mavericks focuses on under-the-hood technologies that help MacBooks squeeze every last drop of performance from their batter.

The software also brings out hardware-accelerated scrolling and a few new user-facing features such as Finder Tabs, the native iBooks and Maps apps for your Mac, LinkedIn integration, Shared Lists and Power Saver capability in Safari, major improvements to Notifications.

As reported by: iDownloadblog

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