The Mac OS X Leopard is the most eagerly awaited upgrade to the current Mac OS X Tiger. Apple announced that Mac OS X Leopard will go on sale from October 26 at 6pm at Apples retail stores and Apple Authorized Resellers. You can preorder Apple Mac OS X Version 10.5 Leopard at Amazon right now.
An Apple press release announces the launch.
“Leopard is packed with more than 300 new features and introduces a brand new desktop with Stacks, a new way to easily access files from the Dock; a redesigned Finder that lets users quickly browse and share files between multiple Macs; Quick Look, a new way to instantly see files without opening an application; Spaces, an intuitive new feature used to create groups of applications and instantly switch between them; and Time Machine, an effortless way to automatically back up everything on a Mac.”
Also going on sale at the same time is the Mac OS X Server Leopard
“Leopard Server extends Apples legendary ease of use, making it even easier to take advantage of the benefits of a server, and introduces Podcast Producer, the ideal way to automatically publish podcasts to iTunes or the web. Leopard Server packs more than 250 new features including Wiki Server, allowing people to collaboratively create and modify their shared web sites with just a few clicks; and iCal Server, the worlds first commercial CalDAV standard-based calendar server.”
Mac OS X version 10.5 Leopard will be available on October 26 at retail price of US$129 for a single user license and the Mac OS X Leopard Family Pack is a single-household, five-user license that will be available for a retail price of US$199. Mac OS X Server version 10.5 Leopard will be available for a retail price of US$499 for a 10-client edition and US$999 for an unlimited-client edition.
Preorder Mac OS X Leopard at Amazon