Mac OS X Tiger
|Mac OS X Tiger|
|developer||Apple Computer, Inc.|
|License (s)||EULA ; APSL , BSD , GPL , among others|
|First publ.||April 29, 2005|
04/10/11 of November 14, 2007
(12 years and 290 days ago)
|Kernel||hybrid ( XNU )|
Unix → BSD
↳ NeXTStep / OPENSTEP
↳ Mac OS X (macOS)
Mac OS Classic
↳ Mac OS X 10.0+
x86 , x64 (both from 10.4.4)
|timeline||10.3 ← 10.4 → 10.5|
|compatibility||POSIX , FreeBSD , Mac OS Classic|
multilingual ( details ),
u. a. German
|unavailable; apple.com/de/macosx ( Memento dated May 7, 2005 on the Internet Archive )|
Tiger , fully Mac OS X Tiger 10.4 , the fifth major release of macOS , the desktop operating system from Apple that was introduced at that time under the name of Mac OS X. It was released on April 29, 2005 as the successor to Mac OS X Panther . Tiger first supported only Macs with PowerPC - processors . From version 10.4.4 the system also runs on Macs with Intel processors. Updates were released separately as PowerPC or Intel versions.
The server version Mac OS X Server is available from version 10.4.7 as a universal version, which means that the same system can start on both PowerPC and Intel Macs. An Intel version of Mac OS X 10.4.1 released to developers ran on a PC with an Intel Pentium 4 processor in a Power Mac G5 housing. The Apple TV software of the 1st generation Apple TV is based on Mac OS X 10.4.7.
At over two years old, Tiger is the longest-maintained version of Mac OS X. On November 14, 2007, the last version of Tiger, 10.4.11 was released. The successor operating system to Tiger is Mac OS X Leopard (10.5, 2007).
The new features include limited support for 64-bit processes (on 64-bit processors), improved SMB support and the new programming interfaces Core Image and Core Video for outsourcing graphic calculations to the graphics card's GPU.
- Spotlight , a system-wide metadata search with saveable search results
- Dashboard , with Dashboard widgets can be displayed above the desktop
- Automator , is used to make routine tasks run automatically
- Safari 2.0, which supports RSS for the first time
- the video codec H.264 as part of QuickTime 7
- new versions of iChat AV and Mail
Apple specifies the following system requirements for Tiger:
- Mac computer with PowerPC or (from 10.4.4) Intel processor
- Integrated FireWire technology
- At least 256 MB of RAM
- DVD drive for installation
- 3 GB of free space on the hard drive, 4 GB with Xcode
Old programs that only run on classic Mac OS up to Mac OS 9 are still supported in the Classic environment , but only on PowerPC Macs. The Mac OS 9 required for virtualization was supplied with some Power Macs or could be purchased separately. On Mac OS X for Intel processors was boot camp in the beta versions publicly tested to 1.4 (August 2007) 1.0 (2006 April) ( English public beta ). However, after the trial period expires, Boot Camp for Mac OS X Tiger will no longer be available.
On the subject of security, see the main article .
|Mac OS X
|Older version; no longer supported: 10.4.0||8A428||-||April 29, 2005|
|Older version; no longer supported: 10.4.1||8B15||-||May 16, 2005|
|Older version; no longer supported: 10.4.2||8C46||-||July 12, 2005|
|Older version; no longer supported: 10.4.3||8F46||-||October 31, 2005|
|Older version; no longer supported: 10.4.4||8G32||8G1165||January 10, 2006|
|Older version; no longer supported: 10.4.5||8H14||8G1454||February 14, 2006|
|Older version; no longer supported: 10.4.6||8I127||8I1119||April 3, 2006|
|Older version; no longer supported: 10.4.7||8J135||8J2135a||June 27, 2006|
|Older version; no longer supported: 10.4.8||8L127||8L2127||September 29, 2006|
|Older version; no longer supported: 10.4.9||8P135||8P2137||March 13, 2007|
|Older version; no longer supported: 10.4.10||8R218||8R2218||June 20, 2007|
|Older version; no longer supported: 10.4.11||8S165||8S2167||November 14, 2007|
- John Siracusa: Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger On: arstechnica.com. April 28, 2005, accessed August 30, 2012.
- Apple to Use Intel Microprocessors Beginning in 2006. In: Apple Press Info. Apple Computer, Inc. , June 6, 2005, accessed December 20, 2016 : "Apple ... announced the availability of a Developer Transition Kit, consisting of an Intel-based Mac development system along with preview versions of Apple's software, which will allow developers to prepare versions of their applications which will run on both PowerPC and Intel-based Macs. ... The Developer Transition Kit is available starting today for $ 999 to all Apple Developer Connection Select and Premier members. "
- Adam Rosen: The Apple Developer Transition System - a Trojan Horse PowerMac. In: Vintage Mac Museum Blog . The Vintage Mac Museum, May 29, 2014, accessed December 20, 2016 .
- LowEndMac: Original Apple TV (English), article from January 9, 2007; Retrieved August 3, 2016.
- Apple: System requirements for Mac OS X Tiger ( Memento from May 28, 2005 in the Internet Archive ) (in the archive at archive.org)
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