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Mac OS X Snow Leopard

Apple's Mac OS X Snow Leopard is version 10.6.x of Apple Computer's Mac OS X operating system for Macintosh desktops and servers. The Snow Leopard OS release is the seventh update to Mac OS X, superceding the following earlier updates for the operating system: "Cheetah" (v10.0), "Puma" (v10.1), "Jaguar" (v10.2), "Panther" (v10.3), "Tiger" (v10.4) and "Leopard" (v10.5).

Snow Leopard was officially released in August 2009 and featured new additions and enhancements such as 64-bit versions of Apple's Safari 4 Web browser as well as 64-bit editions of the Finder, Mail, iCal and iChat applications; an updated QuickTime media player (v10.0) that made it easier to view and share video content, and integration with Microsoft's Exchange Server 2007.

The Snow Leopard OS's successors are Mac OS X "Lion" (v10.7) and "Mountain Lion" (v10.8).







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