Mac OS 8.5

Mac OS 8.5 is an operating system that was designed and developed by Apple in 1998 alongside Apple’s Macintosh computers. This operating system has been released on October 17, 1998, and its price started at $99.

The new Mac OS 8.5 features support for FireWire, the new Sherlock application, improved performance, and much more. The Mac OS 8.5 was the first release to run solely on Macs with a PowerPC processor.

This version of Mac OS has been replaced by Mac OS 8.6.

Today Mac OS 8.5 is 25 years old!

Mac OS 8.5.1
Source: – Mac OS 8.5.1

Mac OS 8.5 General Information

ReleasedOctober 17, 1998
Original Price$99
System RequirementsPowerPC processor
250 MB of hard disk space
Order NumberM6672LL/A


VersionRelease Date
Mac OS 8.5October 17, 1998
Mac OS 8.5.1December 7, 1998

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