Apple Seeds OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.5 Beta Build 12F17 To Developers

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Apple released the third beta of OS X 10.8.5 (build 12F17) to developers today.  In the seed note Apple asks developers to focus on Wi-Fi, Graphics, Wake from Sleep, PDF viewing, and Mobile Device Management.

Given the planned release of OS X Mavericks this fall, 10.8.5 could very well end up being the last major version of Mountain Lion before Mavericks ships to the public. A developer beta of Mavericks was made available to developers the week of WWDC.

  • lambaline

    so is this on the Mac App Store software update?

  • bdkennedy

    They will release 10.8.6 around the same time as Mavericks to parallel any new features between the two OS’s.

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