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Apple Releases OS X 10.5.8 Update

Category: Operating Systems, Software
Posted: August 5, 2009 03:54PM
Author: d3bruts1d


On Wednesday afternoon, Apple released a new update for OS X 10.5 (Leopard). With the upcoming release of OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard), the 10.5.8 update could possibly be the one this cat sees. As always, the update is recommended for all users running Mac OS X Leopard and includes general operating system fixes that enhance the stability, compatibility and security of your Mac. The full list of changes include:

  • Upgrades Safari to version 4.0.2.
  • Improves the accuracy of full history search in Safari 4.
  • Resolves an issue in which certain resolutions might not appear in the Display pane in System Preferences.
  • Dragging an Aperture image into Automator now invokes an Aperture action instead of incorrectly invoking an iPhoto action.
  • Resolves an issue that could prevent importing of large photo and movie files from digital cameras.
  • Improves overall Bluetooth reliability with external devices, USB webcams and printers.
  • Addresses an issue that could cause extended startup times.
  • Improves iCal reliability with MobileMe Sync and CalDav.
  • Addresses data reliability issues with iDisk and MobileMe.
  • Improves overall reliability with AFP.
  • Improves overall reliability with Managed Client.
  • Improves compatibility and reliability for joining AirPort networks.
  • Improves Sync Service reliability.
  • Includes additional RAW image support for several third-party cameras.
  • Improves compatibility with some external USB hard drives.
  • Includes latest security fixes.

The update can be downloaded via the System Update utility (165 MB) or directly from Apple (274 MB).



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