RIM Launching BlackBerry App for Mac OS X on Oct 2

Research In Motion will be releasing its own BlackBerry Desktop Manager application for Mac OS X on Friday, October 2. The app will let Mac users sync appointments, contacts, to-dos and notes from their computer to their BlackBerry smartphone.

The Mac application will support syncing content from iCal and Address Book, Microsoft Entourage, and DRM-free content from iTunes.

Users will need a BlackBerry device running OS 4.2 or higher, and Mac OS X 10.5.5 or higher.

BlackBerry Desktop Manager for the Mac will be free and available for download after 1PM eastern time on October 2 at the RIM Web site.