After months of developer testing and builds Apple has finally released Mac OS X 10.6.7, the latest update to their Snow Leopard operating system.
What’s new? Big fixes include a boost to Back To My Mac’s reliability, some minor updates to the Mac App Store, resolves an issue with transferring files to SMB servers and incorporates a number of security fixes.
Big bugs fixed include an issue with mid-2010 MacBook Air kernel panics, AirPort driver issues, improved brightness on external displays and a DVD player playback issue only seen on 64-bit Macs, as well as a rare issue that could cause users accounts to disappear after the system went to sleep.
In addition and per usual, the latest update to Snow Leopard supplements an already excellent operating system with the standard gaggle of enhancements to stability and compatibility.
If you want to check out the full list of changes, you can find it below.
This update is recommended for all versions of Mac OS X v10.6 through 10.6.6 Snow Leopard, and includes general operating system fixes that enhance the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac; including fixes that:
• Improve the reliability of Back to My Mac.
• Resolve an issue when transferring files to certain SMB servers.
• Address various minor Mac App Store issues.
• Includes all the improvements in the previous Mac OS X v10.6.1, 10.6.2, 10.6.3, 10.6.4, 10.6.5, and 10.6.6 updates.
• Includes Safari 5.0.4.
• Includes RAW image compatibility for additional digital cameras.
• For information about the security content of this update, please visit article HT1222.
• Resolves a window resizing issue with X-Plane 9 on Macs with ATI graphics
• Addresses an issue with MacBook Air (Mid 2010) computers that could cause a kernel panic.
• Address issues in the AirPort driver for certain devices.
• Improves brightness on external displays and projectors.
• Addresses an issue where DVD Player may display black video on some Macs using the 64-bit kernel.
• Addresses an issue with some NEC displays in which the screen may appear black when connected to a Mac Pro (Mid 2010).
• Resolves an issue in which some Multiple Master (MM) fonts were missing from Mac Pro (Mid 2010), MacBook Pro (15-inch & 17-inch Mid 2010), and iMac (Mid 2010) computers.
• Addresses various issues with MacBook Air (Mid 2010) computer performance.
• Resolves an issue in which clicking the Updates tab in the Mac App Store could cause the Mac App Store to become unresponsive.
• Fixes a problem opening an afp:// URL that points to a file, and changes the AFP mount path to conform to previous Mac OS X releases. For details, see article HT4538.
• Includes the ability to repair certain issues that may prevent hardware RAID volumes from mounting. For more information, see article TS3631.
• Fixes a rare issue in Mac OS X v10.6.5 that could cause user accounts to disappear from the Login window and System Preferences after putting the system to sleep.
• Improves the reliability of dragging files or folders to the Trash when using an NFS home directory.
Thanks to MacRumors we have the direct links below:
– Mac OS X v10.6.7 Update (475 MB)
– Mac OS X v10.6.7 Update Combo (1.12 GB)
– Mac OS X Server v10.6.7 Update (541.21 MB)
– Mac OS X Server v10.6.7 Update Combo (1.15 GB)
– Security Update 2011-001 (Leopard – Client) (241.35 MB)
– Security Update 2011-001 (Leopard – Server) (473.23 MB)
– Server Admin Tools 10.6.7 (241.32 MB)