Apple Will Release OS X Mavericks Today as Free Download

At its media event today, Apple announced that OS X Mavericks, the next version of its Macintosh operating system, will launch today on the Mac App Store. Mavericks will be available exclusively through the Mac App Store for free.

As we covered in our Mavericks roundup, the new OS will include enhanced multiple-monitor support, big improvements to the Notification Center, an improved Finder, better power management, and improved performance in Safari.

Mavericks also includes a number of brand new features, including a new iCloud Keychain function to save passwords across iOS and Mac devices, new Mac apps for iBooks and Apple Maps, along with UI redesigns for a number of built-in applications.

Top Rated Comments

Brian Y Avatar
95 months ago

Fantastic, at last Apple starts following Microsoft in shipping their service packs free!

Always has to be one :rolleyes:
Score: 45 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Risco Avatar
95 months ago
Fantastic, at last Apple starts following Microsoft in shipping their service packs free!
Score: 16 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ritmomundo Avatar
95 months ago
Free is awesome. Can't wait to download it!
Score: 16 Votes (Like | Disagree)
rdlink Avatar
95 months ago

Fantastic, at last Apple starts following Microsoft in shipping their service packs free!

Wow. What an ignorant statement.

Comparing the feature changes of OS X 10.X upgrades to what are essentially bundled compilations of previous security updates is ludicrous.
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
srminton Avatar
95 months ago

Wow. What an ignorant statement.

Comparing the feature changes of OS X 10.X upgrades to what are essentially bundled compilations of previous security updates is ludicrous.

Be gentle with the MSFT devotees. This hasn't been a good week for them. Mavericks makes Windows 8 look like it was designed by someone who assumes the whole world will be using it on a Surface tablet; and on top of that they just realised that the new Surface itself looks like a boat anchor next to the new iPad. Not to mention, they were really really really hoping that Apple would start selling a keyboard cover so they could say that MSFT did something first, for once. ;)
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
YourHerojb Avatar
95 months ago
I wonder if "Icns Maker" is getting any extra downloads right now.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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