OS X 10.8.4 Build 12E55 Seeded to Developers

As noted by 9to5Mac, Apple today seeded build 12E55 of OS X 10.8.4 to developers. The release comes nine days after the previous build 12E52 and marks the eighth beta iteration of OS X 10.8.4.

12e55
As with previous beta releases, Apple continues to ask developers to focus on Wi-Fi, Graphics Drivers, and Safari.

The update is available through the software update tool in the Mac App Store and Apple's Developer Page.

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19 months ago

Screw it. Waiting for 10.9


I made it to 10.8.3, I can wait for anything.
Rating: 17 Votes
19 months ago
Screw it. Waiting for 10.9
Rating: 13 Votes
18 months ago

My Macbook Pro has been flashing MAJOR graphics artifacts since upgrading to 10.8.3 (this did not happen in 10.8.2). When the glitches become severe enough, the system freezes up completely, with a hard restart being the only recovery.

I'm hoping that 10.8.4 will fix this issue!

Here are some videos of my problem:

http://youtu.be/YGae1ams0i8
http://youtu.be/tqO30pxdSOs
http://youtu.be/OIwSkIJduRc

Here is an image of my problem:

Image (https://discussions.apple.com/servlet/JiveServlet/downloadImage/2-21996729-250883/450-336/IMG_3595+copy.JPG)


You're holding it wrong.
Rating: 13 Votes
19 months ago
/inb4 slow shutdown
Rating: 6 Votes
19 months ago
They really seem to be taking their time with this one. I hope the get most of the crap ironed out. OS X gets buggier and buggier with each new release.
Rating: 6 Votes
18 months ago


Then who do you blame?


I don't blame anyone. I like Mountain Lion. I think Lion could've used more polish before release, but I think Mountain Lion was a return to form. I have very few complaints about 10.8.
Rating: 6 Votes
18 months ago

Re: This shutdown bug.

Can I ask why, in this day and age, why on earth people are doing it so often?!?

My macs never get restarted apart from Software updates or rebooting into Windows. MBP hasn't been restarted in 30 days and MP two weeks!!

If it is done on purpose (which it is) then it isn't a bug...


Because we masturbate to watching our macbooks restart.

Why the hell do people keep asking this? It's a bug and it should be fixed that's all.
Rating: 6 Votes
18 months ago

Screw it. Waiting for 10.9


I think it's going to be a while before 10.9 goes GM. 10.8 was released as beta in February 2012.

10.9 will hopefully be released in beta at WWDC in a couple of weeks but with resources going towards iOS 7, who knows? We might only be in for a sneak peek of 10.9 at WWDC with betas to follow some time later.

Maybe I'm alone on this but I am glad there is a delay with 10.9. I always to clean installs and not upgrades. Yearly OS releases are just too much too soon. I'd rather have Apple get things done right and not rush half finished software out the door.
Rating: 5 Votes
18 months ago
You guys realise Federighi was at Apple during Bertand and Avie's reign, and that OS X still sucked in terms of graphics driver/OpenGL support and was just as buggy at times.
Rating: 5 Votes
18 months ago

Apple is in a sad state... I don't remember if there was many beta testing during SJ era. I'm not sure...were there? At the moment...it's irritating to see Apple needing this many testing before release.


No, it's a good thing that they are testing the OS this much, don't you think? Solid updates are a plus. However, I wish the updates were more ambitious. I.e. OS X needs better OpenGL support.
Rating: 5 Votes

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