Mac OS 10.5.x
Note: Many schools and units have standardized on the use of specific applications and operating systems. Faculty and staff should speak to their local support provider to determine which products are supported locally before selecting or purchasing software.
Mac OS 10.5 was first released on October 26, 2007. Information Systems & Computing (ISC) supports and recommends Mac OS 10.5.8 and above for existing systems. The recommended minimum system requirements for Mac OS 10.5.x are:
1.1 GHz processor with 1.0 gigabyte of RAM
Please note that Mac OS 10.4.x ceased to be supported as of July, 2011.
If you plan to purchase a Macintosh system, please review the annually updated Desktop Computing Recommendations for Penn. Macintosh computers can be purchased from the Computer Connection at an educational discount.
Primary computing support is usually located in the schools, units, and residences, close to the faculty, staff, and students being served. Contact lists are available for:
To look up your local support provider, select your University affiliation above. You also may call First Call at 215-573-4778 to request a referral if you are not sure who to contact.
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