OSX : Computer Hardware Buyers’ Glossary



OSX or Mac OSX is Apple’s operating system that runs only on Apple hardware. It has gone through many iterations, starting out on the Motorola 68000, then to RISC (Reduced Instruction Set Computer) processors and now to Intel chips. Each version has a code name:

OSX Versions
Version Code Name
Beta Kodiak
10.0 Cheetah
10.1 Puma
10.2 Jaguar
10.3 Panther
10.4 Tiger
10.5 Leopard
10.6 Snow Leopard
10.7 Lion
10.8 Mountain Lion
10.9 Mavericks
10.10 Yosemite

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