macOS

macOS (previously OS X) is the operating system developed by Apple for running on Apple laptop, desktop and server hardware. macOS is a different from iOS which is the Apple-developed operating system specifically for iPods, iPhones and iPads.

Current Version: macOS 10.15 – Catalina

macOS is the second most widely used desktop operating system after Microsoft Windows. It is also a desktop OS that has UNIX 03 certification, meaning it’s a truly Unix OS rather than Unix-like OS.

OSX versions

This list includes the OSX version, its codename and the release date for most of the notable releases.

  • Mac OS X Server 1.0 – Hera – released March 16, 1999
  • OS X 10 public beta – Kodiak – released September 13, 2000
  • OS X 10.0 – Cheetah – March 24, 2001
  • OS X 10.1 – Puma – September 25, 2001
  • OS X 10.2 – Jaguar – August 24, 2002
  • OS X 10.3 – Panther – October 24, 2003
  • OS X 10.4 – Tiger – April 29, 2005
  • OS X 10.5 – Leopard – October 26, 2007
  • OS X 10.6 – Snow Leopard – August 28, 2009
  • OS X 10.7 – Lion – July 20, 2011
  • OS X 10.8 – Mountain Lion – July 25, 2012
  • OS X 10.9 – Mavericks – October 22, 2013
  • OS X 10.10 – Yosemite – October 16, 2014
  • OS X 10.11 – El Capitan – September 30, 2015

macOS versions

  • macOS 10.12 – Sierra – September 20, 2016
  • macOS 10.13 – High Sierra – September 25, 2017
  • macOS 10.14 – Mojave – September 24, 2018 macOS 10.14 - Mojave macOS 10.14 - Mojave
  • macOS 10.14 – Mojave
  • macOS 10.15 – Catalina – October 7, 2019
  • macOS Mojave releases
  • macOS 10.14.5 – May 13, 2019
  • macOS 10.14.4 – March 25, 2019

See Also

  • MacOS on Wikipedia
  • macOS Mojave @ Apple.com



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