Part of the Operating systems glossary:

Mac OS is the computer operating system for Apple Computer's Macintosh line of personal computers and workstations. A popular feature of its latest version, Mac OS X , is a desktop interface with some 3-D appearance characteristics. OS X has a modular design intended to make it easier to add new features to the operating system in the future. It runs UNIX applications as well as older Mac applications.

Mac OS comes with Apple Computer's iMac and Power Macintosh line of computers.

This was last updated in September 2005
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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