OS X 10.6.3 Update Is Out: Improves QuickTime, OpenGL and More

OS X 10.6.3 Update Is Out: Improves QuickTime, OpenGL and More

The 10.6.3 update has just been released and includes a raft of bug fixes for QuickTime, OpenGL and more.

The 437.2MB update is available via Software Update and is recommended for all users of Mac OS X Snow Leopard.

The list of fixes, enhancements and improvements is after the jump:

The 10.6.3 Update is recommended for all users running Mac OS X Snow Leopard and includes general operating system fixes that enhance the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac, including fixes that:

  • Improves the reliability and compatibility of QuickTime X
  • Addresses compatibility issues with OpenGL-based applications
  • Addresses an issue that causes background message colors to display incorrectly in Mail
  • Resolves an issue that prevented files with the # or & characters in their names from opening in Rosetta applications
  • Resolves an issue that prevented files from copying to Windows file servers
  • Improves performance of Logic Pro 9 and Main Stage 2 when running in 64-bit mode
  • Improves sleep and wake reliability when using Bonjour wake on demand
  • Addresses a color issue in iMovie with HD content
  • Improves printing reliability
  • Resolves issues with recurring events in iCal when connected to an Exchange server
  • Improves the reliability of 3rd party USB input devices
  • Fix glowing, stuck, or dark pixels when viewing video from the iMac (Late 2009) built-in iSight camera

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Leander KahneyLeander Kahney is the editor and publisher of Cult of Mac. He is the NYT bestselling author of Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple's Greatest Products; Inside Steve’s Brain; Cult of Mac; and Cult of iPod. Leander has written for Wired, MacWeek, Scientific American, and The Guardian in London. Follow Leander on Twitter @lkahney and Facebook.

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