Apple Updates Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard
Apple introduces a wide range of fixes in Mac OS X 10.5.7, including changes to security, fixes to applications such as iCal and Mail, and improved functioning with Gmail and Yahoo. Apple is updating OS X 10.5 in advance of the rollout of its next operating system, code-named Snow Leopard, which will likely roll out at some point in summer 2009.Apple has issued an update for Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard that includes general operating system fixes to security, video playback and other areas. According to Apple, the product versions affected by the Mac OS X 10.5.7 update are Mac OS X 10.5, 10.5.1, 10.5.2, 10.5.3, 10.5.4, 10.5.5 and 10.5.6. The update can be installed via either Software Update or a stand-alone installer.
The update features security fixes, includes additional RAW image support for a variety of third-party cameras, improves performance of video playback and cursor movements for Macs with Nvidia graphics, and boosts the reliability of Gmail and synching contacts with Yahoo, Apple said.