Mac OS X Lion Available From the Mac App Store(July 25, 2011)
"Philip Schiller: Lion is the best version of OS X yet"Apple announced that Mac OS X Lion, the eighth major release of the world's most advanced operating system with more than 250 new features, is available as a download from the Mac App Store!
Mac OS X Lion Available From the Mac App Store
Some of the amazing features in Lion include:
- New Multi-Touch gestures; system-wide support for full screen apps; Mission Control, an innovative view of everything running on your Mac;
- The Mac App Store, the best place to find and explore great software, built right into the OS; Launchpad, a new home for all your apps;
- A completely redesigned Mail app.
"Lion is the best version of OS X yet, and we're thrilled that users around the world can download it starting today," said Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. "Lion makes upgrading a Mac easier than ever before; just launch the Mac App Store, buy Lion with your iTunes account, and the download and install process will begin automatically."
Additional new features in Lion include:
Resume, which conveniently brings your apps back exactly how you left them when you restart your Mac or quit and relaunch an app; Auto Save, which automatically and continuously saves your documents as you work; Versions, which automatically records the history of your document as you create it, and gives you an easy way to browse, revert and even copy and paste from previous versions; and AirDrop, which finds nearby Macs and automatically sets up a peer-to-peer wireless connection to make transferring files quick and easy.