Apple OS X 10.5.7 released, updating to ensue

That's right Mac lovers -- your mildest dreams have come true. A new update of OS X is now available via your friendly Software Update window... a little something Apple likes to call 10.5.7. What are you waiting for? You know you love updates. Full list of fixes / tweaks after the break.

[Thanks to everyone who sent this in]

What's included?


  • Includes latest security fixes.

  • Includes additional RAW image support for several third-party cameras.

  • Improves performance of video playback and cursor movements for recent Macs with NVIDIA graphics.

  • Resolves an issue with Dvorak keyboard layout in Mac OS X 10.5.6.

  • Improves the reliability and accuracy of Unit Converter, Stocks, Weather and Movies Dashboard widgets.

  • Addresses a situation that may cause issues when logging into Gmail.

  • Improves reliability when syncing contacts with Yahoo!.

  • Expansion Slot Utility for Mac Pro now reports the correct PCIe slot configuration.

  • Improves network performance when connected to certain Ethernet switches that have Flow Control enabled.

  • Improves stability for network home directories hosted by Mac OS X Server v10.4.

  • Improves Finder search results for network volumes that may not support Spotlight searching, such as Mac OS X Server v10.4, Time Capsule, and third-party AFP servers.

  • Includes several improvements to Directory Service and Client Management, which are described in the About Mac OS X Server 10.5.7 Update article.


  • Improves overall reliability with CalDav.

  • Improves reliability when automatically syncing with MobileMe.


  • Addresses reliability and sync issues with Notes.

  • Addresses an issue that may cause the BCC field to populate incorrectly when redirecting a message from the Sent mailbox.

Parental Controls

  • Improves consistency with Parental Controls and application restrictions.

  • Addresses an issue in which time limits may not work properly with full-screen games and Fast User Switching.


  • Resolves an issue that may cause certain third-party printers to print to the incorrect paper tray.

  • Non-admin user accounts can now be allowed to add and remove printers by enabling Parental Controls and selecting "Can administer printers".

  • Includes other printing reliability and stability improvements.