General Requirements

  • OS X v10.6.8 or later
  • 2GB of memory
  • 8GB of available space
  • Some features require an Apple ID; terms apply.
  • Some features require a compatible Internet service provider; fees may apply.

SupportedModels

  • iMac (mid-2007 or newer)
  • MacBook (late 2008 aluminium, or early 2009 or newer)
  • MacBook Pro (mid-/late 2007 or newer)
  • Xserve (early 2009)
  • MacBook Air (late 2008 or newer)
  • Mac mini (early 2009 or newer)
  • Mac Pro (early 2008 or newer)

What’s Included

Applications

  • Automator
  • Calculator
  • Calendar
  • Chess
  • Contacts
  • Dashboard
  • Dictionary
  • DVD Player
  • FaceTime
  • Font Book
  • iBooks
  • Image Capture
  • iTunes
  • Launchpad
  • Mac App Store
  • Maps
  • Mail
  • Messages
  • Mission Control
  • Notes
  • Photo Booth
  • Preview
  • QuickTime Player
  • Reminders
  • Safari
  • Stickies
  • System Preferences
  • TextEdit
  • Time Machine

Utilities

  • Activity Monitor
  • AirPort Utility
  • AppleScript Editor
  • Audio MIDI Setup
  • Bluetooth File Exchange
  • Boot Camp Assistant
  • ColorSync Utility
  • Console
  • DigitalColor Meter
  • Disk Utility
  • Grab
  • Grapher
  • Keychain Access
  • Migration Assistant
  • System Information
  • Terminal
  • VoiceOver Utility

Languages

  • English
  • Japanese
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • Dutch
  • Swedish
  • Danish
  • Norwegian
  • Finnish
  • Traditional Chinese
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Korean
  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • Portuguese (Portugal)
  • Russian
  • Polish
  • Czech
  • Turkish
  • Hungarian
  • Arabic
  • Catalan
  • Croatian
  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • Romanian
  • Slovak
  • Thai
  • Ukrainian
  • Malay
  • Indonesian
  • Vietnamese

Feature Requirements

Time Machine

Requires an additional hard drive or AirPort Time Capsule (sold separately).

Photo Booth

Requires a FaceTime or iSight camera (built-in or external), USB video class (UVC) camera or FireWire DV camcorder. Backdrop effects when using a DV camcorder require fixed focus, exposure and white balance.

FaceTime

Video calls require a built-in FaceTime camera, an iSight camera (built-in or external), a USB video class (UVC) camera or a FireWire DV camcorder, and a 128Kbps upstream and downstream Internet connection. Making HD video calls requires a built-in FaceTime HD camera and a 1Mbps upstream and downstream Internet connection. Receiving HD video calls requires a supported Intel-based Mac.

AirDrop

Supported by the following Mac models:

  • MacBook Pro (late 2008 or newer)*
  • MacBook Air (late 2010 or newer)
  • MacBook (late 2008 or newer)*
  • iMac (early 2009 or newer)
  • Mac mini (mid-2010 or newer)
  • Mac Pro (early 2009 with AirPort Extreme card, or mid-2010 or newer)

Boot Camp

Supports existing Boot Camp installations with Windows XP Service Pack 2, Windows Vista or Windows 7. New Boot Camp installations require Windows 7 or Windows 8 (sold separately).

Exchange Support

Requires Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 Update Rollup 4 or Exchange Server 2010. Auto-setup requires enabling the Autodiscovery feature of Microsoft Exchange Server.

AirPlay Mirroring

Requires a second-generation Apple TV or later. Supported by the following Mac models:

  • iMac (mid-2011 or newer)
  • Mac mini (mid-2011 or newer)
  • MacBook Air (mid-2011 or newer)
  • MacBook Pro (early 2011 or newer)
  • Mac Pro (late 2013)

Power Nap

Supported by the following Mac models:

  • MacBook Air (late 2010 or newer)
  • MacBook Pro with Retina display
  • iMac (late 2012 or newer)
  • Mac Pro (late 2013)
  • Mac mini (late 2012)

Gestures

Requires a Multi-Touch trackpad, Magic Trackpad or Magic Mouse.

VoiceOver Gestures

Requires a Multi-Touch trackpad or Magic Trackpad.

Dictation

Requires a microphone (built-in or external).

Mac App Store

Available only to persons aged 13 or older in the US and many other countries. Requires compatible hardware and software, and Internet access; broadband is recommended (fees may apply). Terms apply.

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