SAN FRANCISCO -- Apple on Monday announced that the two millionth copy of Mac OS X v10.4 "Tiger" will ship by the end of this week, during which the company is hosting its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco. That number includes not only boxes sold at retail but also the operating system loaded on new Macs and copies of Tiger delivered under maintenance agreements. Apple said that Tiger has sold faster than any operating system it has ever released.
The company also noted that third party developers have so far released over 400 Dashboard widgets, 550 Automator actions and 40 Spotlight plug-ins. Tiger sells for US$129 per copy, or $199 for a five-pack. Tiger requires a Mac with 256MB RAM, a G3 or better processor and built-in FireWire.