News: Apple Releases 10.6.4

Posted on June 15, 2010

After about 3 months since 10.6.3 was released, Apple released 10.6.4 to the public. There are quite a few bug fixes, minor tweaks, and other improvements (as expected), although there are less than some other updates.

Apple lists all the improved areas:

General fixes and improvements

  • improves compatibility with some Braille displays
  • resolves an issue that causes the keyboard or trackpad to become unresponsive
  • resolves an issue that may prevent some Adobe Creative Suite 3 applications from opening
  • addresses issues copying, renaming, or deleting files on SMB file servers
  • improves reliability of VPN connections
  • resolves a playback issue in DVD Player when using Good Quality deinterlacing
  • resolves an issue editing photos with iPhoto or Aperture in full screen view
  • resolves an issue with Parental Controls Time Limits for Open Directory or Active Directory users
  • resolves a display sleep issue with MacBook Pro (Early 2010) computers
  • resolves an issue with MacBook Pro (Early 2010) computers in which the right speaker may sound louder than the left speaker
  • includes Safari 5.0
  • Security improvements

Fixes and improvements for Aperture 3

  • adds tethered shooting support for additional digital camera models
  • addresses IPTC metadata compatibility issues

Fixes and improvements for external devices

  • RAW image compatibility for additional digital cameras
  • resolves an issue with using third-party USB web cameras
  • resolves an issue with noise when using some third-party FireWire audio devices
  • resolves pairing issues with Apple remotes
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