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Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks Compability, Mac The Ripper Mavericks (Updated)

Apple has revealed the latest Mac OS X Mavericks on its 2013 Worldwide Developers Conference. The update looks so sweet and Mac users are looking forward to upgrade to Mavericks. However, which Macs is capable to upgrade?

 

Mac models compatible with OSX Mavericks

  • 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)

OS X requirement for upgrading to Mavericks

You Mac OS X has to be OS X v10.6.8 or later to upgrade to 10.9 Mavericks.


If you’re running Snow Leopard (10.6.x), update to the latest version of Snow Leopard before you download OS X Mavericks from the Mac App Store. Click the Apple icon and choose Software Update to install OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.8, the latest version.


If you’re running Leopard and would like to upgrade to OS X Mavericks, first you’ll need to upgrade to OS X Snow Leopard.


Mac The Ripper for Mavericks

If you want to play DVD movies on Apple TV, iPad, iPod, iPhone, or transfer DVD movies to USB flash drive, iTunes, iMovie, etc. you have to rip DVD movies. And Mac The Ripper is the best tool for ripping on Mavericks. It works on Mac OS X 10.5 or later.










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According to Apple Insider, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks seems compatible with all Macs that are capable to run Mac OS X Mountain Lion. That includes iMac models from mid-2007 or later, 13-inch aluminum MacBook models from late 2008 or later, 13-inch MacBook Pro models from mid-2009 or later, 15-inch and 17-inch MacBook Pro models from late 2007 or later, MacBook Air models from late 2008 or later, and Mac mini, Mac Pro and Xserve models from early 2009 or later. The models must also have at least 2GB of memory, 8GB of available space and Mac OS X 10.6.7 Snow Leopard or higher in order to install 10.9. OS X Mavericks is scheduled to be released later this year.

 

The computers and requirements listed above are nearly identical to OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion's requirements as stated by Apple in a support document. In fact, Mountain Lion stipulates that the base operating system on the install machine must be OS X 10.6.8 or later, a higher standard than Mavericks.