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Mac OS X Snow Leopard. Better. Faster. Easier.
Mac OS X Snow Leopard is an even more powerful and refined variation of the world's most innovative operating system. In methods big and small, it gets quicker, more trustworthy, and easier to use. New core innovations release the power of today's innovative hardware technology and prepare Mac OS X for future innovation. And Snow Leopard consists of built-in support for the current variation of Microsoft Exchange Server, so you can use your Mac in the house and at work.
Leading Updates in Mac OS X
Better, quicker, easier.
New core innovations.
Out-of-the-box support for Microsoft Exchange.
The world's most innovative operating system.
Power of UNIX. Simplicity of the Mac.
Mac OS X is both easy to use and exceptionally powerful. Everything-- from the desktop you see when you launch your Mac to the applications you use every day-- is created with simpleness and sophistication in mind. So whether you're browsing the web, checking your email, or video chatting with a buddy on another continent, getting things done is at as soon as easy to learn, basic to perform, and fun to do. Naturally, making incredible things basic takes seriously innovative innovations, and Mac OS X is loaded with them. Not just is it built on a rock-solid, tried and true UNIX foundation that offers exceptional stability, it also provides incredible performance, stunning graphics, and industry-leading support for Internet standards.
Perfect combination of software and hardware.
Since the software on every Mac is developed by the exact same business that makes the Mac itself, you get an integrated system where everything interacts perfectly. The innovative innovations in the operating system take full benefit of the 64-bit, multicore processors and GPUs to provide the greatest possible performance. The built-in iSight video camera works effortlessly with the iChat software so you can begin a video chat with a click. Your Mac note pad consists of a Multi-Touch trackpad that supports pinching, swiping, and other gestures. And the OS communicates with the hardware to provide incredible battery life by spinning down the hard drive when it's non-active, by intelligently deciding whether the CPU or GPU is best for a job, and by instantly dimming the screen in low-light conditions.
Classy user interface and stunning graphics.
The most striking feature of a Mac is its stylish interface, enabled by graphics innovations that are built to take advantage of the innovative graphics processor in your Mac. These innovations supply the power for things like multiway chatting, real-time reflections, and smooth animations. Font styles on the screen appearance lovely and extremely understandable. A soft drop shadow makes it clear at a glimpse which window is active and which ones remain in the background. You can preview practically any type of file using Quick Look, and since the previews are high resolution, you can really read the text. Integrated support for the PDF format suggests you can see or create PDFs from virtually any application in the system.
Extremely secure by design.
Mac OS X doesn't get PC viruses. And with practically no effort on your part, Mac OS X protects itself from other malicious applications. It was built for the Internet in the Internet age, offering a range of advanced innovations that help keep you safe from online dangers. Since every Mac ships with a protected configuration, you don't need to fret about understanding complicated settings. Even better, it won't slow you down with constant security alerts and sweeps. And Apple reacts rapidly to online dangers and instantly provides security updates straight to your Mac.
Constructed for compatibility.
The versatility and power of Mac OS X make it compatible in virtually any environment, consisting of Windows networks. It works with practically all of today's digital cameras, printers, and other peripherals without the need to manually download different motorists. It opens popular file types such as JPG, MP3, and Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents. In addition, Mac OS X consists of built-in support for the industry-standard PDF format, so you can read and create PDFs from virtually any application in the system-- ideal for sharing work with coworkers whether they use a Mac or a PC. If you want to run Windows on your Mac, you can do that, too. And Mac OS X Snow Leopard is the only operating system with built-in support for the current variation of Microsoft Exchange Server, so you can use your Mac in the house and at work and have all your messages, conferences, and contacts in one location.
Development for everybody.
Mac OS X comes requirement with a large range of assistive innovations that help individuals with impairments experience exactly what the Mac has to provide-- consisting of numerous functions you won't find in other running systems at any price. For instance, the built-in VoiceOver screen-reading technology makes it possible for those who are blind or have low vision to manage their computer system using essential commands or gestures on a Multi-Touch trackpad. Mac OS X also provides out-of-the-box support for over 40 braille displays, consisting of Bluetooth displays, and numerous other availability functions, such as vibrant full-screen magnification, playback of closed captions, and a scalable screen.
Reputable to the core.
The core of Mac OS X is built on the exact same ultrareliable UNIX foundation that powers industrial-strength servers, helping to make sure that your computing experience continues to be complimentary from system crashes and jeopardized performance. Even upgrading your Mac to the next variation of Mac OS X is trustworthy and easy. It inspects your applications to make sure they're compatible and reserves any programs understood to be incompatible. If a power interruption disrupts your setup, it can begin once again without losing any information. Most importantly, upgrading doesn't need reformatting your drive; you can keep all your compatible applications, files, and settings. And if something goes incorrect when you're using your Mac, Time Machine exists to keep automated backups of everything on your drive.
Completely featured, totally loaded.
Mac OS X is available in a single, full-featured variation that consists of a big collection of perfectly created applications. They not just let you browse the web, conduct video and text chats, manage your contacts, and accomplish other daily tasks-- they also collaborate to make you more efficient and let you have more fun.
See the Mac OS X Snow Leopard product page to find out more.
iLife '09. Get the most out of photos, motion pictures, and music on your Mac.
iLife '09 makes it easier than ever to obtain the most out of the photos, motion pictures, and music on your Mac. In iPhoto '09, you can organize and find your photos in two brand-new methods: Faces, based on who is in your photos, and Places, based on where they were taken. iMovie '09 lets you make the motion picture you want in the time you have. With brand-new styles, you can give your motion picture a professional appearance in seconds. Or use the brand-new Precision Editor to fine-tune your masterpiece. With Basic Lessons in GarageBand '09, you can learn to play piano and guitar. And you can compose and record your own tunes with brand-new guitar amps and stompbox impacts.
iPhoto '09: Organize and browse your photos by faces and locations.
Arrange and find your photos in two brand-new methods: Faces, based on who is in your photos, and Places, based on where you took them. With Faces, iPhoto instantly identifies and even acknowledges faces in your photos to assist you organize and find photos by individuals. Places lets you search and sort photos by location, using information from a GPS-enabled video camera or the video camera on iPhone to categorize photos by location. iPhoto '09 also provides a variety of excellent methods to share photos. Create an instant slideshow-- total with animated titles and captions. Publish them on your Facebook page and instantly notify Facebook pals. Or create a stunning, expertly printed image book, total with photo-wrapped cover and matching dust coat.
iMovie '09: Create a film in minutes or edit your masterpiece.
Make a terrific motion picture in the time you have. Give your motion picture a professional appearance in seconds by applying Apple-designed styles with matching titles and shifts. You can even improve your getaway videos by using distinctive, animated travel maps. Improve your masterpiece with the brand-new Precision Editor: Use the amplified filmstrip to make precise cuts-- even rearrange and adjust the duration of titles, shifts, and impacts. With boosted drag-and-drop modifying, you can replace or insert clips using a single pop-up menu and even include cutaways, picture-in-picture, and green-screen impacts. Smooth unsteady clips with automated video stabilization. And include more polish to your motion picture by picking animated titles, shifts, and cinema-quality video impacts from the brand-new Preview Palette.
GarageBand '09. Learn how to play: Start a jam session. Record and blend your own song.
Now you can learn to play an instrument right on your Mac. GarageBand '09 presents Basic Lessons to assist you learn piano and guitar. Interactive video lessons teach you the basics at your own pace. And when you're all set, you can acquire an Artist Lesson and learn the best ways to play a hit song from the artist who made it famous, consisting of Sting, Fall Out Boy, Colbie Caillat, and others. With GarageBand '09, you can rock like a legend with brand-new amps and stompbox impacts that re-create the sound of legendary guitar rigs-- best on your Mac. Jam with virtual instruments in Magic GarageBand Jam, using a new full-screen view that lets you blend, play along, and record.
iWeb '09: Design, release, and upgrade your own websites simply the method you want them.
Now you can design, release, and upgrade your own websites simply the method you want them. With iWeb '09, you can create a site rapidly using Apple-designed styles and page design templates. Then tailor it by having photos or motion pictures and typing text into placeholders. You can also include vibrant, interactive widgets to your website, such as RSS feeds, HTML bits, iSight photos and videos, or a countdown timer, using the handy iWeb Widget Browser. Ready to go live? Publish your website with one click to MobileMe. Or use built-in FTP publishing to release your website to practically any hosting service. With iWeb '09, you can even connect your website to your Facebook account and instantly upgrade your Facebook profile when you release.
iDVD: Hollywood-style DVDs made easy.
Create your own DVD in less time than it requires to see one. With iDVD, you can premiere your motion pictures and image slideshows on a professional-quality DVD with animated menus, buttons, scene selection, and more-- all adjustable to suit whatever you're sharing. Or you can use Magic iDVD. Select from a collection of styles, pick the motion pictures and photos you want to include, then have Magic iDVD instantly create a total DVD task, with primary menu, buttons, menus, and more, that's all set to burn and show family and pals.
See the iLife '09 product page to find out more.
iWork '09. Get everything you require to make impressive documents, spreadsheets, and discussions in minutes.
iWork '09, Apple's workplace efficiency suite, is the easiest method to create documents, spreadsheets, and discussions the Mac method. Pages is both a streamlined word processing program and a user friendly page design application. It enables you to be an author one minute and a designer the next, always with an ideal file in the works. Numbers, with its beautiful design templates, easy-to-create solutions, and vibrant tables and charts, provides you basic methods to make sense of your information. Use Keynote to create your discussions, and you'll be a hard act to follow. Its powerful yet user friendly tools and stunning impacts put the program in slideshow. Packed with over 250 Apple-designed styles and design templates-- consisting of 60 brand-new designs in general-- iWork lets you create tasks that look polished from the very first page or slide. And iWork is compatible with Microsoft Office, so it's easy to share your work.
Pages '09: Creating the ideal pamphlet, flyer, report, or resume is quicker and easier than ever.
Pages is both a streamlined word processing program and a user friendly page design application. It starts with an enhanced Template Chooser that lets you skim more than 180 Apple-designed design templates. You can quickly create stunning documents, from a basic letter to a professionally polished resume to a multipage newsletter and more. Or begin with a blank page and let your words and creativity take their own course. Reports, resumes, sales brochures, newsletters, invitations-- whatever you compose, Pages puts powerful tools within your reaches. So you can create lovely, media-rich documents in minutes.
Numbers '09: Create spreadsheets, organize information, and compose solutions with basic yet powerful tools.
Plan a wedding event. Conserve for retirement. Track your exercises. Keep an infant journal. Spreadsheets can help you organize and plan, and beautiful, Apple-designed design templates will help you get started. Select from 30 design templates to use for home, work, and school. Tables are already made. Formulas have actually been found out. Font styles remain in location. They're all prepared to go. Just find something you like and make it your own. If you're starting with a blank sheet, that's easy, too. Spreadsheets are built on a flexible, free-form canvas. So you can move tables, charts, graphics, and text anywhere you want on the page. Easily create solutions using an instinctive internet browser with more than 250 functions. Include interactive controls such as sliders, steppers, and checkboxes that let you play "exactly what if" in genuine time. Scale your file with a drag of the mouse to create the ideal hard copy using the interactive print view. You can even include photos, motion pictures, and music to your spreadsheet with simply a couple of clicks.
Keynote '09: With excellent brand-new functions in Keynote, developing a show-stopping discussion is remarkably basic.
Even if you've never ever used Keynote prior to, you'll find developing a discussion remarkably basic. An improved Theme Chooser lets you glance an outstanding collection of 44 Apple-designed styles. As soon as you've picked the ideal canvas for your discussion, merely replace placeholder text and graphics with your own words and images. User friendly tools let you include elements such as tables, charts, shapes, photos, and videos to slides. Round off your masterpiece with cinematic animations and shifts that look as though they were developed by your own special impacts team. With Keynote, you have all the tools you require to make an amazing discussion surprisingly basic.
See the iWork '09 product page to find out more.