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This article was published on October 4, 2013


Apple’s OS X Mavericks reaches ‘Golden Master’ status signaling completion, as its public debut nears

Apple’s OS X Mavericks reaches ‘Golden Master’ status signaling completion, as its public debut nears Image by: Justin Sullivan
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Apple MacbookApple’s newest version of OS X has been upgraded to Golden Master status today and released to developers, which means that the company has officially finalized its OS X Mavericks for consumer release later this month, 9to5Mac reports.

Developers need to download the latest OS X Mavericks update from the Mac App store.

An earlier report from 9to5Mac noted that sources have said Mavericks was supposed to reach the Golden Master status a few weeks ago, but it has been delayed repeatedly due to critical bugs.

Apple has touted Mavericks as its most powerful operating system and the most power efficient. The operating system gives laptops and supported devices Finder Tabs, multiple display menus, on-screen notifications, and even iBooks support.

OS X Mavericks goes Golden Master, now out for developers [9to5Mac]

Headline image via Justin Sullivan/Getty Images