News: Apple Releases Mac OS X 10.8.3

Posted on March 14, 2013

After a very, very long wait, Apple has released a major update to Mac OS X 10.8. Besides the usual bug fixes and such, other headlining features and changes include redemption of Mac App Store gift cards via the camera and Boot Camp enhancements.

The update is appearing in the Mac App Store with the following release notes:

The 10.8.3 update is recommended for all OS X Mountain Lion users and includes features and fixes that improve the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac, including the following:

  • The ability to redeem iTunes gift cards in the Mac App Store using your Mac’s built-in camera
  • Boot Camp support for installing Windows 8
  • Boot Camp support for Macs with a 3TB hard drive
  • A fix for an issue that may cause Logic Pro to become unresponsive when using certain plug-ins
  • A fix for an issue that may cause audio to stutter on 2011 iMacs
  • Includes Safari 6.0.3

If you’d rather download the update, there’s a standard update (540MB) and a combo update (794MB).

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