Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
If you need to purchase Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, you may order it from this page.
The most current version of OS X is OS X 10.11 El Capitan. To learn more, please click here.
Note: Some OS X Snow Leopard features require an Apple ID; terms apply. Some features require a compatible Internet service provider; fees may apply. For more information for OS X Snow Leopard, see the Snow Leopard Installation and Setup Guide.
Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
How can I upgrade OS X 10.6.8 to OS X 10.8.2?
- Asked by Don V
- Jul 20, 2013
You would have to buy the Mountain Lion install disk from Apple, it costs $20
- Answered by Nerissa N from Middletown
- Dec 13, 2015
My Imac is Mac OSX Version 10.5.8 Would I benefit by upgrading to Snow Leopard, or have I already got it.
- Asked by Christopher W
- Sep 30, 2009
If your iMac has 10.5.8, then you have Mac OS X Leopard. The .8 in 10.5.8 means there have be CW,
If your iMac has 10.5.8, then you have Mac OS X Leopard. The .8 in 10.5.8 means there have been 8 updates applied to the base 10.5.0 version. Mac OS X Snow Leopard is version 10.6 which you do not currently own, but can be purchased for $29 from any Apple Store.
As far as your question of benefits to upgrading, yes there are some new features and fixes in Mac OS X Snow Leopard† that many will find beneficial. You do need to be sure your iMac meets the system requirements, which mainly is that it contains an Intel processor.
For your final question on Word, you have some options. Microsoft has released Microsoft Office for OS X, which can be purchased in an Apple Store. Also you can use OS X's Boot Camp feature if you would like to run Word natively in Windows. Finally, you can look into virtualization software. Some examples of these are VMWare Fusion, and Parallels.
†Refinements in Mac OS X Snow Leopard are listed on Apple's Mac OS X Snow Leopard "What's New?" …
- Answered by Matthew Y from Iowa City
- Oct 16, 2009
What is the next upgrade after OS X 10.7.5?
- Asked by Janice M from Stanfield
- Sep 23, 2013
OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion.
- Answered by Robert T from Chatham
- Sep 28, 2013
I have OS X 10.6.8 operating system, what's my next OS
- Asked by Ken K from Ontario
- Aug 13, 2011
Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, you may download it from the Mac App Store. Please check the System Requirements Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, you may download it from the Mac App Store. Please check the System Requirements to see if your mac is compatible:
* x86-64 CPU (Macs with an Intel Core 2 Duo, Intel Core i3, Intel Core i5, Intel Core i7, or Xeon processor.)
* At least 2GB of RAM
* Mac OS X 10.6.6 or later (Mac OS X 10.6.8 is recommended)
* 7 GB of free hard drive space is recommended
* AirDrop is supported on 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 and mid 2010 or newer).
Please Note that the Core Duo processer is not supported …
- Answered by Sean C from Sonoma
- Aug 14, 2011
I have an original mac book pro (I think I bought it in 2009) and need to update the OS system. Which version or versions do I need to purchase?
- Asked by Penelope W from London
- Feb 3, 2016
how can I install Snow Leopard without a cd drive
- Asked by Steven W from Oakland
- Feb 2, 2016