Apple Releases OS X 10.8.3, Security Updates For OS X Lion Users

Apple Releases OS X 10.8.3, Security Updates For OS X Lion Users


Recommended for all OS X Mountain Lion users, Apple has tonight (finally) released OS X 10.8.3. Seeded to developers over the last several months, alongside carrying support for redeeming iTunes Gift Cards with your Mac‘s FaceTime camera, the latest update to Apple’s desktop OS also includes features and fixes that “improve the stability, compatibility, and security” of your Mac.

These changes include:

- 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

The update also includes Safari 6.0.3, although an exact changelog for what’s new in this version of Safari wasn’t given. For more information on this update, (including a full list of what’s new and noteworthy), be sure to head to this page on Apple.com.


Available Downloads

Download OS X 10.8.3 directly from Apple’s own servers.

- OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.3 Delta – (540.46 MB)
- OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.3 Combo – (793.69 MB)


As noted by our good friends at MacRumors, alongside the public release of OS X 10.8.3, Apple has tonight also seeded a number of security updates for OS X Snow Leopard and OS X Lion users.

Direct links to these updates have been included below.


Available Downloads

- Security Update 2013-001 (Lion) (31.42 MB)
- Security Update 2013-001 Server (Lion) (79.33 MB)

- Security Update 2013-001 (Snow Leopard) (316.63 MB)
- Security Update 2013-001 Server (Snow Leopard) (391.63 MB)