Apple released Mac OS X Lion on July 20, 2011, the eighth major release of the world’s most advanced operating system with more than 250 new features, is available today as a download from the Mac App Store.
Some of the fantastic features in Lion include new Multi-Touch gestures; system-wide support for full-screen apps; Mission Control, an innovative view of everything running on your Mac.
The Mac App Store, the best place to find and explore great software, built right into the OS; Launchpad, a new home for all your apps; and a completely redesigned Mail app.
Lion is the best version of OS X yet, and we’re thrilled that users around the world can download it starting today
“Lion makes upgrading a Mac easier than ever before; just launch the Mac App Store, buy Lion with your iTunes account, and the download and install process will begin automatically.”
Additional new features in Lion include
- Resume, which conveniently brings your apps back exactly how you left them when you restart your Mac or quit and relaunch an app.
- Auto Save, which automatically and continuously saves your documents as you work.