The Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard is an operating system that was designed, developed, and sold by Apple from 2007 to 2009 alongside Apple’s personal computers. The system has been released on October 26, 2007, and was available for $129 and in the family pack for $199 or was preinstalled on currently sold computers.
This software gets the last update (10.5.8) on August 5, 2009, and later has been replaced by a newer version of Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard.
Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard introduced over 300 features and improvements such as a significantly revised desktop, with a redesigned Dock, Stacks, a semitransparent menu bar, and an updated Finder that incorporates the Cover Flow visual navigation interface first seen in iTunes.
Other notable features include support for writing 64-bit graphical user interface applications, an automated backup utility called Time Machine, support for Spotlight searches across multiple machines, and the inclusion of Front Row and Photo Booth, which were previously included with only some Mac models.
Today Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard is 15 years old!
Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard General Information
|Released||October 26, 2007|
|Original Price||$129 for a Single User|
$199 for Many Users (Family Pack)
|System Requirements||Intel, PowerPC G5, or PowerPC G4 (867 MHz or faster) processor|
512 MB RAM
9 GB of hard disk space
|Order Number||MB021Z/A (Single User)|
MB022Z/A (Family Pack)
|Mac OS X 10.5||9A681||October 26, 2007|
|Mac OS X 10.5.1||9B18||November 15, 2007|
|Mac OS X 10.5.2||9C31||February 11, 2008|
|Mac OS X 10.5.3||9D34||May 28, 2008|
|Mac OS X 10.5.4||9E17||June 30, 2008|
|Mac OS X 10.5.5||9F33||September 15, 2008|
|Mac OS X 10.5.6||9G55||December 15, 2008|
|Mac OS X 10.5.7||9J61||May 12, 2009|
|Mac OS X 10.5.8||9L30|
|August 5, 2009|