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Mac OS X 10.6.3 Released

macosx10-6-3.jpgApple has released Mac OS X version 10.6.3, the first large update to the operating system this year. It features numerous bug fixes and improvements, including:

  • “improve the reliability and compatibility of QuickTime X
  • address compatibility issues with OpenGL-based applications
  • address an issue that causes background message colors to display incorrectly in Mail
  • resolve an issue that prevented files with the # or & characters in their names from opening in Rosetta applications
  • resolve an issue that prevented files from copying to Windows file servers
  • improve performance of Logic Pro 9 and Main Stage 2 when running in 64-bit mode
  • improve sleep and wake reliability when using Bonjour wake on demand
  • address a color issue in iMovie with HD content
  • improve printing reliability
  • resolve issues with recurring events in iCal when connected to an Exchange server
  • improve the reliability of 3rd party USB input devices
  • fix glowing, stuck, or dark pixels when viewing video from the iMac (Late 2009) built-in iSight camera”

as well as fixes for AirPort, iCal, Mail, MobileMe, Rosetta and Time Machine. A complete list of changes is available at

If you have not yet been prompted to update, manually run Software Update or download the update at if you are currently using Mac OS X 10.6.2 or at if you are using any other version of Mac OS X Snow Leopard.

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