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Mac: OS X 10.8.5 is available

OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.5 - Mac : OS X 10.8.5 est disponible

OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.5 - Mac : OS X 10.8.5 est disponible

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Posted: September 13 2013
Updated: May 15, 2014

by Martin

After many betas, Apple made the update available a few hours ago OS X 10.8.5 for his Macs. On the menu, several performance improvements and mainly bug fixes. In addition, Apple offers security updates for owners of Snow Leopard (10.6) and Lion (10.7).

OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.5 - Mac: OS X 10.8.5 is available

What’s new in OS X 10.8.5:

  • Fixed an issue that could prevent Mail from displaying messages
  • improved performance of AFP (AppleShare) file transfer via Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Fixed an issue that could prevent the screen saver from starting
  • improved reliability of Xsan

Regarding this second point, Ars Technica has carried out tests with a MacBook Air 2013 to measure the performance improvements made and the result is final. Indeed, the maximum speed reached with OS X 10.8.4 in AFP during a transfer is 17.52 MB / s against 45.11 MB / s under the 10.8.5 :

os x 10.8.5 wifi test - Mac: OS X 10.8.5 is available

OS X 10.8.5 is available for download from the Mac App Store. With OS X Mavericks scheduled for next month, it’s most likely one of the latest upgrades for this version of the Mac operating system.