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Size: 4.82 GB
Developer: Apple Inc
Released: October 16, 2014
Last update: July 19, 2017
Prepare yourself as this system is going to blow your mind. After years of been known for its simplicity, aesthetic interface, and advanced applications & security, Apple present Mac OS X Yosemite. The operating system was one of its kind.
Many users love the OS, from Finder to Spotlight to iCloud all the applications are completely new. A completely new connection between your iOS and OS X device is presented in this operating system.
Yosemite introduces you to an elegant design that feels entirely fresh. With a new design, simple interface and powerful performance are some of its qualities.
Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10 is the eleventh major release of macOS. It was announced on June 2, 2014 at WWDC 2014, and the developer version was also released that same day.
Beta versions were released on June 24, 2014, while consumer version was released on October 16, 2014.
The operating system was named after the famous national Yosemite park. Apple has started their landmark-based naming scheme, with Yosemite.
Yosemite succeeded Mac OS X Mountain Lion and was succeeded by Mac OS X El Capitan.
The last update was released on July 19, 2017 where Apple released update 10.10.5 (14F2511 build) to make the operating system more secure.
This is a great example of creating an operating system perform both as a desktop OS and tablet OS. Unlike Windows 8, who was struggling to fit tablet OS and desktop OS in a single system. Apple has managed to combine them and develop a brilliant and smooth OS.
To run Mac OS X Yosemite on your system, you will a computer at with these specifications. Yosemite and Mountain Lion has the same system requirements. However, to experience the OS at its peak, you will need some additional hardware.
Basically 2 GB of RAM, 8 GB of free storage with a Core 2 Duo processor is enough to run Yosemite. However, it can be used on the following Mac given:
- iMac (Mid 2007 or newer)
- MacBook (Late 2008 Aluminum, or Early 2009 or newer)
- MacBook Pro (Mid/Late 2007 or newer)
- MacBook Air (Late 2008 or newer)
- Mac mini (Early 2009 or newer)
- Mac Pro (Early 2008 or newer)
- Xserve (Early 2009)
Apple has worked way too hard to elevate the user experience. They have changed many sections and provided a fresh look. While still, they have managed to keep the principle of simplicity and beauty in mind.
An elegant style is used in Yosemite to make the interface more user friendly. The red, yellow, and green button on the upper left of the windows is now consistent everywhere. Where red closes, yellow minimizes and green expands to its full screen.
All of the icons are redesigned, and also had done a great job to make the Recycle Bin translucent.
Notification center is a great way to give you an overlook at everything you need to know about your system. The icons of the applications on the dock are more recognizable.
From adding different widgets for Calendar, Weather, Stocks, Reminders, World Clock, and Social Networks. You can also add additional widgets from the Mac App Store to customize your notification center. Other than icons, light and dark color schemes are also introduced. The Dock is now a 2D translucent rectangle instead of a skeuomorphic glass shelf.
To put less stress on your eyes, Apple has used a technique in Yosemite. Now, you can change the theme color to black which works almost like dark mode. The feature can be enabled by going to System Preferences > Keyboard > Shortcuts.
Many improvements are made however, none of them are as big as Spotlight. Spotlight not only searches applications and file in your system, but it also searches the internet specifically Wikipedia to give you the exact result you want.
iCloud Driver works the same as any of your folders in your Mac. Now, adding any kind of file is possible in iCloud Driver. By simply dragging the file into the iCloud will move the file. You can also drag multiple files and folders to organize them according to you. Tags can be helpful inside you iCloud Drive to give you the exact file that you want.
Safari has been improved drastically. The new version supports the latest web standards, including WebGL and SPDY with the support of HTML5 and Netflix HD videos. Other than these, a new well-designed interface is also introduced. The tabs are displayed as thumbnails in 3D.
Safari also give you a private browsing windows that doesn’t tracks user’s history or search engine.
Mail uses simple markup to send emails quickly to users. With Mail Drop, you can send large videos, images, and files up to 5GB to any email address.
If you have a data plan on your iPad or iPhone then you won’t need any Wi-Fi around you to use the internet on your Mac. With a common feature known as tethering aka personal Hotspot you can share your internet to your Mac through your Wi-Fi.
iPhoto is now replaced with a new and faster application called Photo.
iTunes is also given a change in interface. The navigation menu, icons and each and every thing is changed.
A new feature called Continuity is introduced where the feature detects any iOS or OS X device around. If it founds about the device is also on the same network then it provides a feature where users can toggle between the devices. You can answer the phone call of your phones on your Mac. All notifications of the phone will also be displayed on your Mac desktop’s upper right. Remember that users not limited only to phone calls but they can also access contacts, webpages, or media by using their Mac.
Another feature of Continuity is called Handoff. It is quite handy, when you are writing an email or message on your phone and needs a preview, then you can review your message on your Mac and finish your messages.
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