OS X 10.8.1 Now Available For Download


Mountain Lion

Apple has just released OS X 10.8.1 – the first maintenance update for Mountain Lion that was released on July 25th.

According to the release notes, OS X 10.8.1 includes fixes to improve the stability and compatibility of your Mac.

Here’s the list of fixes and improvements:

This update includes general operating system fixes that improve the stability and compatibility of your Mac, including fixes that:

  • Resolve an issue that may cause Migration Assistant to unexpectedly quit 
  • Improve compatibility when connecting to a Microsoft Exchange server in Mail 
  • Address an issue playing audio through a Thunderbolt display 
  • Resolve an issue that could prevent iMessages from being sent 
  • Address an issue that could cause the system to become unresponsive when using Pinyin input 
  • Resolve an issue when connecting to SMB servers with long names 
  • Address a issue that may prevent Safari from launching when using a Proxy Automatic Configuration (PAC) file 
  • Improve 802.1X authentication with Active Directory credentials.
Apple hasn’t mentioned if the maintenance update also includes fixes for battery life issue, though some reports have indicated that the beta version of OS X 10.8.1 improves battery life significantly.
OS X 10.8.1 is available via Software update or you can download it (23.1MB file) on your Mac from this link.
As always, let us know how it goes.
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