Upgrade from Mac OS X Leopard with Snow Leopard, a simpler, more powerful, and more refined version of Mac OS X. It delivers a wide range of enhancements, next-generation technologies, out-of-the-box support for Microsoft Exchange Server, and accessibility features. It's the world's most advanced operating system, finely tuned from installation to shutdown.
Better, faster, easier
Snow Leopard enhances your entire Mac experience. In ways big and small, it gets faster, more reliable, and easier to use.
Core technologies in Snow Leopard unleash the power of today's advanced hardware and prepare Mac OS X for future innovation.
As the next generation of media players, it's built on core technologies and advances modern media and Internet standards.
Out-of-the-box support for Microsoft Exchange
Mac OS X Snow Leopard delivers built-in support for the latest version of Microsoft Exchange Server, something even Windows PCs don't have.
Universal accessProduct Highlights
Every Mac comes with built-in technologies designed to help people with disabilities experience it. Innovations in Snow Leopard advance accessibility even further.
- Wake from sleep and shut down your Mac faster than before
- Install it more quickly and get back 7GB of disk space
- Enjoy dozens more refinements for everything from iChat to Preview and more
- 64-bit support, the next big step for the Mac
- Grand Central Dispatch, a revolutionary way for software to get the most from multicore processors
- OpenCL, a technology that unleashes the power of graphics processors to accelerate application performance
- Watch your videos in a clean, uncluttered interface with the QuickTime Player
- Record audio or video using the built-in iSight camera and microphone in your Mac
- Trim your media to the perfect length
- Easily publish your media to MobileMe or YouTube
- Use your Mac at home and at work and have all your messages, meetings, and contacts in one place
- Easily set it up using the Autodiscovery feature in Exchange
- Take advantage of powerful Mac OS X features such as Spotlight, Quick Look, data detectors, and more
- Use Top Sites to view your favorite websites at a glance, see which ones have been updated, and visit them in a click
- Complete search queries as you type with built-in Google Suggest
- Flip through full-page previews of your browsing history in Cover Flow the same way you flip through album art in iTunes
- Control your Mac using gestures on your Multi-Touch trackpad
- Accessibility features make web browsing easier, faster, and more enjoyable