What are the Mac OS versions?Asked on: Sep 20, 2023 01:51 PM
Let's take a stroll down memory lane and look at the different versions of Mac OS, shall we? The Mac OS is like the backbone of all Apple's Macintosh computers. They're like the secret sauce in your favorite burger. Without it, it's just not the same.
Our journey begins with "System 1" which was introduced in 1984. It was like a baby learning to walk, pretty basic but still revolutionary for its time. Then we had a series of other "System" versions until we reached "Mac OS 8" in 1997. This was like the teenage years, where things started getting really interesting.
In 2001, Apple introduced "Mac OS X", marking a new era of Mac operating systems. It was like moving from high school to college, everything became more advanced and sophisticated. This was followed by various 'big cat' named versions like Puma (10.1), Jaguar (10.2), Panther (10.3), Tiger (10.4), Leopard (10.5), Snow Leopard (10.6), Lion (10.7) and Mountain Lion (10.8).
Then Apple decided to switch things up and started naming their versions after beautiful places in California starting with Mavericks (10.9) in 2013, followed by Yosemite (10.10), El Capitan (10.11), Sierra (10.12), High Sierra (10.13), Mojave (10.14) Catalina(10:15). In 2020 they released Big Sur(11). And most recently Monterey(12). Each version brought new features and improvements over its predecessor, much like how each sequel tries to be better than the movie before it.
So there you have it! A quick tour through the history of Mac OS versions! It's like a family tree but for computer software. Now, isn't that something?Click here for more information on Mac OS versions