Apple Releases OS X Mavericks Developer Preview 5 with iBooks App

Apple has seeded the fifth Developer Preview of OS X Mavericks to developers, approximately two weeks after the release of the fourth developer preview. The release comes as Apple continues to work on restoring full functionality to its Developer Center after bringing software downloads back online last week.

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As noted by MacRumors forum members, the fifth Developer Preview of Mavericks includes both a new beta version of iPhoto (9.4.6) along with the iBooks app for Mac that was first unveiled at WWDC.

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OS X Mavericks, which is expected to be released this fall, includes multiple new features like a tabbed Finder, full screen dual monitor capabilities, Safari improvements, and a new Maps app. Developers can receive the update via the Software Update tool in the Mac App Store.

Apple has also simultaneously seeded a new version of OS X 10.8.5 to developers.

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91 months ago
EVERYONE!!!! I'M UPDATING!


(Don't post it...no one cares)
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91 months ago
Here is iBooks
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91 months ago
This build, ignoring the normal "Safari is snappier" jokes, is ridiculously fast. I don't know what they've done under the hood, but damn they've done a good job of whatever they've done.
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91 months ago

GIF files play in quicklook again!


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91 months ago

Preview doesn't sync with anything on iOS. They should just kill it and roll all its features into iBooks.


Including things like opening and editing graphics files? That would be an odd addition to iBooks.
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91 months ago
The new low battery logo when your batteries on your keyboard or magic mouse or trackpad is running low and need to be replaced or recharged
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