Mac OS X Leopard's Spaces

AppleInsider provides a look at Apple's implementation of Spaces in their upcoming Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) and the origins of such virtual workspaces.

Spaces in Leopard -- like any virtual desktop system -- allows the user more room for their windows to live in. As with any other platform, Apple had to address two inherent problems with virtual desktops: third party developer support and user complexity.

The author believes that Apple successfully addressed both issues to make Spaces a useful addition to Mac OS X.

Apple also provides a dedicated page describing the new feature of Leopard as well as a Quicktime movie demonstrating the feature.

Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard is expected to be released this month.

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