Apple Releases OS X Update OS 10.6.5

Posted by at 12:06 am on November 11, 2010

Apple has released Mac OS X 10.6.5, a long-in-development update for Snow Leopard. The patch fixes a number of problems in the operating system, mainly issues with Exchange servers, image processing in iPhoto and Aperture, and the stability and performance of 3D graphics. Some other areas addressed include dragging contacts from Address Book to iCal, and a glitch that prevented the Dock from hiding after dragging an item out of a stack.

Fixed printing problems include delays between jobs, and one involving HP printers connected to AirPort Extremes. A complete list of corrections can be found on Apple’s website


  • improve reliability with Microsoft Exchange servers
  • address performance of some image-processing operations in iPhoto and Aperture
  • address stability and performance of graphics applications and games
  • resolve a delay between print jobs
  • address a printing issue for some HP printers connected to an AirPort Extreme
  • resolve an issue when dragging contacts from Address Book to iCal
  • address an issue where dragging an item from a stack causes the Dock to not automatically hide
  • resolve an issue with Wikipedia information not displaying correctly in Dictionary
  • improve performance of MainStage on certain Mac systems
  • resolve spacing issues with OpenType fonts
  • improve reliability with some Bluetooth braille displays
  • resolve a VoiceOver issue when browsing some web sites with Safari 5

For detailed information on this update, please visit this website:

For information on the security content of this update, please visit:

Mac OS 10.6.5 is now available via Software Update.

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