Mac OS X 10.2 Jaguar

Mac OS X 10.2 Jaguar is an operating system that was designed, developed, and sold by Apple from 2002 to 2003 alongside Apple’s personal computers. The system has been released on August 23, 2002, and was available for $129 or was preinstalled on currently sold computers.

For the first time, Mac OS X was also available in the family pack for $199. This software gets the last update (10.2.8) on October 3, 2003, and later has been replaced by a newer version of Mac OS X 10.3 Panther.

Mac OS X 10.2 Jaguar introduced many features and improvements like MPEG-4 support in QuickTime, Address Book, and Inkwell for handwriting recognition, a new version of Quartz Extreme for graphic acceleration, built-in spam filter in Mail application, new apps like iChat, QuickTime 6, or Sherlock 3, Bluetooth support, and many more.

Today Mac OS X 10.2 Jaguar is 21 years old!

Mac OS X 10.2 Jaguar
Source: – Mac OS X 10.2 Jaguar

Mac OS X 10.2 Jaguar General Information

ReleasedAugust 23, 2002
Original Price$129 for a Single User
$199 for Many Users (Family Pack)
System RequirementsPowerPC G3 processor (Unfortunately Original PowerBook G3 is not supported)
128 MB RAM
3 GB of hard disk space
Order NumberM8712LL/A


VersionsBuildRelease Date
Mac OS X 10.26C115
August 24, 2002
Mac OS X 10.2.16D52September 18, 2002
Mac OS X 10.2.26F21November 11, 2002
Mac OS X 10.2.36G30December 19, 2002
Mac OS X 10.2.46I32February 13, 2003
Mac OS X 10.2.56L29April 10, 2003
Mac OS X 10.2.66L60May 6, 2003
Mac OS X 10.2.86R50
October 3, 2003
Mac OS X 10.2.8 (PowerPC G5)6S90October 3, 2003

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