Apple Releases Mac OS X 10.5.8
Wednesday, August 5, 2009 - 5:13 PM EST
Posted by: Glenn
Apple has released the Mac OS X 10.5.8 Update via its Software Update utility and on the Web. According to the company, this update is recommended for all users running Mac OS X Leopard and includes general operating system fixes that enhance the stability, compatibility and security of your Mac. So here's what's new and improved:
Upgrades Safari to version 4.0.2.
Improves the accuracy of full history search in Safari 4.
Resolves an issue in which certain resolutions might not appear in the Display pane in System Preferences.
Dragging an Aperture image into Automator now invokes an Aperture action instead of incorrectly invoking an iPhoto action.
Resolves an issue that could prevent importing of large photo and movie files from digital cameras.
Improves overall Bluetooth reliability with external devices, USB webcams and printers.
Addresses an issue that could cause extended startup times.
Improves iCal reliability with MobileMe Sync and CalDav.
Addresses data reliability issues with iDisk and MobileMe.
Improves overall reliability with AFP.
Improves overall reliability with Managed Client.
Improves compatibility and reliability for joining AirPort networks.
Improves Sync Service reliability.
Includes additional RAW image support for several third-party cameras.
Improves compatibility with some external USB hard drives.
Includes latest security fixes.
The Mac OS X 10.5.8 Update weighs in at 274MB and requires Mac OS X 10.5.7. A Combo update for Mac OS X 10.5.8 is also available here. It weighs in at 759MB.
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