Apple Releases Updated OS X Server, iTunes, Xcode, iBooks Author, Configurator, Remote Desktop, And More

Tuesday October 22, 2013 6:47 PM PDT by Jordan Golson
Earlier today, Apple released OS X Mavericks, new versions of iLife and iWork; iOS 7.0.3; updated Trailers, Podcasts, and Find My iPhone apps; and new versions of Aperture and Safari.

The company has since followed that up with a number of new software updates to some of its more minor apps, as well as small compatibility updates for more prominent apps. It also released the Mavericks version of OS X Server.

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- OS X Server 3.0 is the server version of OS X Mavericks. It is available for $19.99 on the Mac App Store and includes a number of new features related to file sharing; development; calendar, contacts and mail servers; profile management and more. [Mac App Store]

- iTunes 11.1.2 adds support for OS X Mavericks, the Arabic and Hebrew languages, as well as additional performance and stability improvements. It's available through the Mac App Store software update page and on Apple.com.

- Xcode 5.0.1 adds new SDKs for Mavericks, Mountain Lion and iOS 7, along with a few other features. [Mac App Store]

- iBooks Author 2.1 allows users to preview books in iBooks for Mac, while fixing other unmentioned issues. [Mac App Store]

- Apple Configurator 1.4.1 adds an option to configure which Setup Assistant steps will display during device setup, alongside unmentioned improvements and bug fixes. [Mac App Store]

- Apple Remote Desktop 3.7 includes support for OS X Mavericks, improves support for Macs with multiple displays and IP addresses, enhances multi-observe with gesture support for swiping between screens, and fixes several other issues. It is available for $79.99. [Mac App Store]

- Logic Remote 1.0.2 supports the new version of GarageBand for Mac, as well as some other stability and performance improvements. [App Store]

- WorkGroup Manager 10.9 is for use with Mountain Lion and OS X Server. [support.apple.com]

- Migration Assistant Update is actually two separate updates to provide support for Lion and Snow Leopard systems looking to migrate to Mavericks. [Lion, Snow Leopard]

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14 months ago
Lovely! And may i take the opportunity i love macrumors new desktop notifications too :-)
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14 months ago
Today is a good day.

Here's to hoping for AirPort Utility 5.6.1! (you know, so it's compatible with Mavericks :cool:) Because we know it's gotta be coming sooner or later right guys? ...right...?

I'll just wait over here...
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14 months ago
Big day for updates. Loving it. :D
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14 months ago
Is OS X Server not a free update to those with the previous version?
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14 months ago

Is OS X Server not a free update to those with the previous version?


No it's not.
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