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Mac OS X 10.5

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Mac OS X 10.5
Basic Information
Apple Inc.
Apple Inc.
Apple Inc.
Type(s)
Operating System
Predecessor
Mac OS X 10.4
Successor
Mac OS X 10.6
Architecture(s)
PowerPC
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Mac OS X 10.5 "Leopard" is the sixth major release of OS X, an operating system made by Apple Inc. It was released on October 26, 2007 as the successor to Mac OS X 10.4 "Tiger" and the predecessor to Mac OS X 10.6 "Snow Leopard". The desktop version retailed for US$129 and the server version for US$499.

Features[edit | edit source]

A new and improved Automator, with easy starting points to easily start a workflow and the ability to record a user action and replay it in a workflow was introduced. Back to My Mac, a feature for MobileMe (now replaced by iCloud) users, allows users to access files on their home computer while away from home via the Internet.

Boot Camp made its debut, allowing for the installation of other operating systems such as Windows XP or Windows Vista on a separate partition (or separate internal drive) on Intel-based Macs.

The Dashboard had some enhancements, including Web Clip (a feature that allows users to turn a part of any Web page displayed in Safari into a live Dashboard widget.

The desktop was improved, comprising of a 3D dock with a new grouping feature called "Stacks", which displays files in either a "fan" style, "grid" style, or "list" style.

The Dictionary app can now search Wikipedia, a dictionary of Apple terminology, and a Japanese-language dictionary known as "Daijisen".