Skip to content

My first ever OS X upgrade

Apple just released Mac OS X 10.4.9, and this marks my first ever Mac OS upgrade! What a milestone!

Apple today released Mac OS X 10.4.9 via its Software Update utility and on the Web. Apple says: “The 10.4.9 Update is recommended for PowerPC and Intel-based Mac computers currently running Mac OS X Tiger version 10.4.8 and includes general operating system fixes, as well as specific fixes or compatibility updates for the following applications and technologies: RAW support; handling of large or malformed images that could cause crashes; image capture performance; mouse and keyboard shortcuts: font handling; playback quality, and bookmarks in DVD Player; USB video conferencing cameras for use with iChat; Bluetooth devices; browsing AFP servers; Apple USB Modem; Windows digital certificates; Open and Print dialogs in applications that use Rosetta on Intel-based Macs; time zone and daylight saving for 2006 and 2007; and security updates.

Bearing in mind the last update to Panther was 10.3.9, does this mean Leopard is pretty soon? Or will they flow over to 10.4.10?

I’m downloading it right now (10.4.9, not Leopard, unfortunately).

Like this post?

If you would like to support the time and effort I have put into my tutorials and writing, please consider making a donation.


  1. MacShrine wrote:

    The next update will be Mac OS X 10.5, no more for the 10.4 series. Although there will of course still be security updates released for a year or so.

    Wednesday, March 14, 2007 at 17:33 | Permalink |
  2. Judith Hall wrote:

    I’m trying to download the latest update. I’m on dial up. No chance ADSL my area via landlines.
    160megs is a bit much on dial up – but I’m hoping it won’t fall off. We used to be able to get updates on CDs from Apple but no more. No consideration for us poor dial up users. The updates are getting to be bigger than the system.
    I’m desperate – the Apple USB modem hooked to my 24inch Intel Core2Duo iMac is rubbish….it crawls. I’m just hoping the latest update contributes something by way of a fix. I’ve run out of ideas. I harrassed Telstra into replacing 150m of line outside the property to no avail.

    Saturday, March 17, 2007 at 07:43 | Permalink |

Post a Comment

On some sites, you must be logged in to post a comment. This is not the case on this site.
Your email address is not made public or shared. Required fields are marked with *.

Posting a comment signifies you accept the privacy policy.
Please note — your comment will not appear straight away, as all comments are held for approval.