Mac OS X

Mac OS X now better known as OS X is world’s most advanced and robust operating system. The Unix based OS X, which runs on exquisite Apple hardware, comes preloaded on all Mac PCs. Mac OS X has excellent GUI. The Unix core makes it more robust. Mac uses Hierarchical File System (HFS) file system, which has enhanced functionality, this is a B* tree structure file system. It supports large files and uses Unicode for naming file and folder items.

The difference between Mac OS and Mac OS X was Aqua Graphical User Interface. The Aqua interface is based on water theme incorporated with transparency and reflection features.

Version

The first version of Mac OS X - Mac OS X Server 1.0 - was released in 1999. This was followed by many other versions as follows:

Version Code Name Date of Release
Mac OS X 10.0 Cheetah 10.0.4 (June 22, 2001)
Mac OS X 10.1 Puma 10.1.5 (June 6, 2002)
Mac OS X 10.2 Jaguar 10.2.8 (October 3, 2003)
Mac OS X 10.3 Panther 10.3.9 (April 15, 2005)
Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger 10.4.11 (November 14, 2007)
Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard 10.5.8 (August 5, 2009)
Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard 10.6.8 v1.1 (July 25, 2011)
Mac OS X 10.7 Lion 10.7.4 (May 9, 2012)
OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion DP3 (April 18, 2012)

Mac Applications

Mac OS X is both reliable and beautiful. The applications bundled in Mac OS X are high-performance apps. The most liked and popular Mac OS X apps are listed below:

  • iLife - with five applications iPhoto, iMovie, iDVD, GarageBand, and iWeb you can edit, organize or publish photos, music and videos
  • iWork- this suite has all you need to make presentations, word documents or spreadsheets
  • Apreture-with the set of brushes, preset, faces and places you can turn your photographs into masterpiece
  • Final Cut Pro - this video editing tool can support and sync various camera formats. The tool has color, effects, add background audio, insert or fill gaps and much more
  • Motion – designed for editors, this tool makes beautiful transitions, titles and effects
  • Logic pro - Logic Pro helps with the massive amount of effects and features provides everything that is needed to create one’s own music
  • Mainstage - Mainstage is a Mac OS X application which gives a feel of a live performance. Users can record tracks and create loop recordings
  • Remote Desktop - the best application to manage the Mac OS X computer on a network
  • Quick Time
  • Compressor

Related Info

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Macbook Air Recovery
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