Apple Releases Mac OS X 10.4.7 Update w/Many Small Changes

Apple Computer released the Mac OS X 10.4.7 update Tuesday afternoon, an update with many small changes and fixes. The release notes in Software Update (included below) cover a variety of issues ranging from AFP networking issues to various syncing changes. The more detailed update page lists many fixes with specific Apple and third party applications including Mail, iChat, iSync, the Finder, Adobeis CS2, network cards from Sierra, additional networking issues, Appleis Xsan, and more.

The 10.4.7 Update is recommended for all users and includes general operating system fixes, as well as specific fixes for the following applications and technologies. It includes fixes for:

  • preventing AFP deadlocks and dropped connections
  • saving Adobe and Quark documents to AFP mounted volumes
  • Bluetooth file transfers, pairing and connecting to a Bluetooth mouse, and syncing to mobile phones
  • audio playback in QuickTime, iTunes, Final Cut Pro, and Soundtrack applications
  • ensuring icons are spaced correctly when viewed on desktop
  • determining the space required to burn folders
  • iChat audio and video connectivity, creating chat rooms when using AIM
  • importing files into Keynote 3
  • PDF workflows when using iCal and iPhoto
  • reliable use of Automator actions within workflows
  • importing and removing fonts in Font Book
  • syncing addresses, bookmarks, calendar events and files to .Mac
  • compatibility with third party applications and devices
  • previous standalone security updates

For the more detailed update, visit Appleis Support page for the update. Additionally, TMO noted that the general release notes for both Intel and PowerPC Macs were identical.

The update weighs in at 39.8MB.