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macOS variations: Every variation consisting of the current

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Wondering what the name of the current macOS variation is? Wish to know what the next variation of macOS will be? Curious about the variations of Mac OS X that came previously? Here we’ll fill you in on the names of the various variations of the Mac os in order: from the latest macOS to the very first variation of Mac OS X and the codenames that Apple utilized for them. We’ll likewise reveal you how you can examine which variation of macOS you are running and discover what the current variation of macOS is.

If you are questioning what the current variation of macOS is it’s Sonoma, likewise referred to as macOS 14. Sonoma shown up on Tuesday, September 26, 2023. For additional information read our Complete Guide to macOS Sonoma, aka macOS 14.

If you are searching for aid setting up Sonoma checked out: How to upgrade macOS and Fixes for Macs that will not upgrade.

macOS variation history

Mac OS X was released more than twenty years earlier on March 24, 2001. There’s been a great deal of modification over those twenty years: excellent and bad. From the issues with the very first edition (it was sluggish and didn’t run crucial apps like Microsoft Word) Mac OS X has actually progressed through numerous models and numerous styles to what we understand today. We’ve seen tight combination with iOS gadgets, the incorporation of the cloud, and the arrival of exceptional and useful functions consisting of incorporated Time Machine backups, Quick Look– which lets you see a sneak peek of a file without opening the application, and developments like Expose and Spaces and Desktop Stacks to assist you work more effectively.

For an introduction of the functions of the numerous variations of the Mac os, demonstrating how it has actually established with time, have a look at our video above. If you need to know the names Apple appointed to Mac OS X throughout the years, and the codenames that were utilized internally, continue reading.

List of macOS variation names and newest variations

Here’s a summary of every variation of macOS and Mac OS X Apple has actually launched. You’ll discover a total list of the current release of each variation of OS X and macOS, along variation code word, in addition to internal code word (if offered):

  • OS X 10 beta: Kodiak– September 13, 2000
  • OS X 10.0: Cheetah– March 14, 2001 (Latest: 10.0.4)
  • OS X 10.1: Puma– September 15, 2001 (Latest: 10.1.5)
  • OS X 10.2: Jaguar– August 14, 2002 (Latest: 10.2.8)
  • OS X 10.3 Panther (Pinot)– October 24, 2003 (Latest: 10.3.9)
  • OS X 10.4 Tiger (Merlot)– April 29, 2005 (Latest: 10.4.11)
  • OS X 10.4.4 Tiger (Chardonnay)– January 10, 2006 (for Intel Macs) (Latest: 10.4.11)
  • OS X 10.5 Leopard (Chablis)– October 26, 2007 (Latest: 10.5.8)
  • OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard– August 28,

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