Feeds

Apple posts Mac OS 9.2.1 upgrade

Very big download for so few changes

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

Apple has released the latest version of the classic Mac OS, 9.2.1, though as yet the company hasn't said in detail what the upgrade will do.

As per all classic Mac OS updates of late, 9.2.1 "improves Classic application compatibility in Mac OS X". It also provides "additional hardware support for Macs capable of running Mac OS X", which is pretty much all Apple is saying about the release for the moment.

Such a simple description of the update's additions would imply a pretty small download, yes? No. Mac OS 9.2.1 weighs in at between 82MB and 103.5MB, depending on which language you're after. Given it's focus on improving Mac OS X users' Classic compatibilty 9.2.1 update.

Mac users with broadband connections - or those who just can't wait - can get the update here.

The upgrade requires Mac OS 9.1 and a machine capable of running Mac OS X, which is pretty much all G3- and G4-class Macs. New machines are already shipping with 9.2.1, we hear. ®

Related Story

Apple preps Mac OS 9.2 successor
Mac OS 9.2 ready real soon now

Whitepapers

Forging a new future with identity relationship management
Learn about ForgeRock's next generation IRM platform and how it is designed to empower CEOS's and enterprises to engage with consumers.
Win a year’s supply of chocolate
There is no techie angle to this competition so we're not going to pretend there is, but everyone loves chocolate so who cares.
Why cloud backup?
Combining the latest advancements in disk-based backup with secure, integrated, cloud technologies offer organizations fast and assured recovery of their critical enterprise data.
High Performance for All
While HPC is not new, it has traditionally been seen as a specialist area – is it now geared up to meet more mainstream requirements?
Saudi Petroleum chooses Tegile storage solution
A storage solution that addresses company growth and performance for business-critical applications of caseware archive and search along with other key operational systems.