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Mac OS X is 9 years old

Today, March 24th, is the 9th birthday of Apple’s Mac OS X. On September 13th 2000 Apple released the first public beta of their operating system named “Kodiak”. On the 24th of March 2001 they released Mac OS X 10.0 and abandoned OS9.

Mac OS X was based on NeXTSTEP from NeXT, the company that Steve Jobs has founded and was later acquired by Apple. Mac OS X was initially made for PowerPC processors but in 2005 Apple rewrote the OS from scratch to work with Intel.

Mac OS X 10.0 Cheetah on March 24th 2001
Mac OS X 10.1 Puma September 25th 2001
Mac OS X 10.2 Jaguar August 24th 2002
Mac OS X 10.3 Panther October 24th 2003
Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger April 29th 2005
Mac OS X 10.4 Intel Tiger January 10th 2006
Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard October 26th 2007
Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard August 28th 2009

these are screenshots of older Mac OS X versions. Mac OS X box images from here.

Via The Mac Observer and TUAW.

Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac.net.

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