Apple Releases Mac OS X 10.6.6 For Download; Includes Mac App Store

Written By Sam on 9 January 2011

News is that the final version of Mac OSX 10.6.6 is available for download. This is a much-awaited update for the Snow Leopard. It incorporates hundreds of bug fixes since the last updates, the last one being 10.6.5 dating November 2010, 10.6.4 (June 2010), 10.6.3 (March 2010) and 10.6.2 (Nov 2009). This latest release contains OS bug fixes that are expected to increase the stability of the system, address compatibility issues and make your Mac more secure.

One very welcome feature of this update release is the inclusion of the Mac App Store, which also is something people were waiting for. The store offers more than 1000 apps (including free and payable apps) for Mac users who can now search and browse apps, buy and install with iTunes account. Mac App Store will keep track of all purchases and sends notifications when new releases are available.

Key features of the update:

  • Full support for 64 bit
  • Remodeled Expose and Stacks
  • Faster Quicker Time Machine backup
  • Speeded up wake up and shutdown
  • Super quick installation
  • Smaller size, less resource hogging
  • Fast find
  • Quick Time X
  • Improved iChats
  • Chinese character input
  • Automatic time zone set up and auto updates for printer drivers
  • Safari 4
  • Microsoft Exchange support.

With OSX 10.6.6 Snow Leopard gets meaner, sleeker and faster. In simple terms, there is a big boost in performance for Macs having 64 bit Intel processors. Mac users are recommended to upgrade and take advantage of enhanced performance this update offers.

Download Mac OS X 10.6.6 Snow Leopard (Combo)

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