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Software to run on Apple's OS X operating system.

About OS X

OS X, previously Mac OS X, is a series of operating systems developed and sold by Apple Inc. for their Macintosh computers. The "X" in OS X is the Roman numeral for ten.

Mac OS X first debuted in 1999 along with Mac OS X Server 1.0. It is based on NeXTSTEP, NeXT Computer's operating system, which in turn is based on the Mach kernel.

How to use this tag

This tag is for questions relating to software recommendations that will run on the OS X operating system.

You can use this tag for all the OS X operating system versions, such as Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion, Mavericks, and Yosemite.

Questions not relating to software recommendations (such as hardware, software troubleshooting, and Apple services) are off-topic here, but can be asked on Ask Different or Superuser.

OS X on Wikipedia

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