OS X Mavericks

OS X Mavericks
Version of OS X
Preliminary name
Latest build13F1911
Release date2013-10-22
Support end2016-09
OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)
Replaced by
OS X Yosemite (10.10)

OS X Mavericks (10.9) is a version of OS X released in 2013. This version focuses on battery life improvement, and increased iCloud integration.

Although OS X Mavericks was released together with iOS 7, OS X Mavericks is still not flat and modern. The macOS timeline didn't start and flatten until OS X Yosemite in 2014.

Features[edit | edit source]

  • App Nap was introduced, which sleeps apps that are not currently visible.
  • iCloud Keychain stores a user's usernames and passwords.
  • AirPlay compatible displays such as the Apple TV can be used as an external display.
  • Finder has acquired tabs, fullscreen support, and document tags.
  • New apps were added: iBooks and Maps.

Builds[edit | edit source]

Beta[edit | edit source]

GM Candidate[edit | edit source]

RTM[edit | edit source]

10.9.1[edit | edit source]

10.9.2[edit | edit source]

10.9.3[edit | edit source]

10.9.4[edit | edit source]

10.9.5[edit | edit source]

Security Update[edit | edit source]