OS X Lion Golden Master Seeded to Developers

Apple appears almost ready to released OS X Lion to the general public. A Golden Master (GM) release of OS X Lion was seeded to developers this afternoon, with a build number of 11A511, according to 9to5Mac.

A GM release is typically the final build before a piece of software ships to consumers. If no major bugs are found, Lion should be ready for customers. Rumors have suggested that Apple has been waiting for OS X Lion to reach its final state before launching new MacBook Airs. The new MacBook Airs are also expected in July.

Update: Apple has also seeded a GM version of the OS X Lion Server components, Xcode 4.1 Developer Preview 7, and iCloud for OS X Lion Beta 3. Finally, Apple has pushed out a Java for Mac OS X 10.7 release via Software Update.

Update 2: 9 to 5 Mac is reiterating its earlier claim that Lion is tentatively scheduled to launch on Thursday, July 14th, potentially alongside the updated MacBook Air.

Top Rated Comments

Wayfarer Avatar
153 months ago

Bring it.
Score: 28 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Jerome Morrow Avatar
153 months ago
Apple please bring back frontrow

Same here. I'm one of those 5 guys that actually do use it.
Score: 19 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Pentad Avatar
153 months ago
Does anyone know if its a .DMG file? or Installer?
Actually, it's going to be a .RoAR file...

Thank you, thank you, I'll be here all weekend!
Score: 16 Votes (Like | Disagree)
NutsNGum Avatar
153 months ago
Golden Master sounds like some sort of Chinese Restaurant.
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
pavelbure Avatar
153 months ago
Hopefully next week it will be out with a option to make a bootable DVD.
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Thunderbird Avatar
153 months ago
I found a major bug on Lion...

Oh wait, he licked it off....never mind.
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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