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Apple releases OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.5


Apple has just released OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.5 via Software Update. The update offers a number of fixes including ones for Mail, Xsan and AFP file transfers. The full release notes:

The OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5 Update is recommended for all OS X Mountain Lion users. It improves the stability, compatibility and security of your Mac. This update:

  • Fixes an issue that may prevent Mail from displaying messages.
  • Improves AFP file transfer performance over 802.11ac Wi-Fi.
  • Resolves an issue that may prevent a screen saver from starting automatically.
  • Improves Xsan reliability.
  • Improves reliability when transferring large files over Ethernet.
  • Improves performance when authenticating to an Open Directory server.
  • Addresses an issue that prevented a smart card from unlocking preference panes in System Preferences.
  • Contains the improvements included in MacBook Air (Mid 2013) Software Update 1.0.

OS X 10.8.5 can be downloaded by running Software Update on your Mac.

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