Mac OS X Public Beta

Mac OS X Public Beta

Mac OS X Public Beta is an operating system that was designed and developed by Apple in 2000 and was a long-waited next-generation Mac operating system. The system has been released on September 13, 2000 and was available for $29.95. On March 24, 2001, this Mac OS has been replaced by a final version of Mac OS X 10.0 Cheetah.

Mac OS X Public Beta was a public preview version of the future shape of Mac OS X in order to gain users’ feedback. It allowed software developers and early adopters to test a preview of the upcoming operating system and develop software for the forthcoming operating system before its final release. This version of Mac OS X features a new Aqua user interface, an all-new dock, and many enhancements and improvements.

Mac OS X Public Beta General Information


IntroducedSeptember 13, 2000
System RequirementsPowerPC G3 processor (Unfortunately Original PowerBook G3 not supported)
128 MB RAM
1.5 GB of hard disk space
Order NumberN/A


VersionsBuildRelease Date
Mac OS X Public Beta1H39September 13, 2000

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