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System version numbering history

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History: (including classic Macintosh form factors and Macintosh software introductions)

1984 - The "computer for the rest of us" was born.

1985 - The Macintosh Office was announced in January.

1986 - The Macintosh Plus was introduced at $2,599 in January 16th.

1987 -

1988 -

1989 -

1990 -

1991 -

1992 -

1993 -

1994 -

  • System 7.5 /Finder 7.5 (System Software 7.5) was released.

1997 -

  • System 7.6 /Finder 7.6 (System Software 7.6) was released.
  • System 8.0 /Finder 8.0 (System Software 8.0) was released.

1998 -

  • System 8.1 /Finder 8.1 (System Software 8.1) was released.

1999 -

  • System 9.0 /Finder 9.0 (System Software 9.0) was released.

2000 -

  • System 9.0.4 /Finder 9.0.4 (System Software 9.0.4) was released
  • September 13, 2000 - Mac OS X (System Software 10 Public Beta) was released - Code Name Kodiak

2001 -

  • January 2001 - System 9.1 /Finder 9.1 (System Software 9.1) was released.
  • March 2001 - Mac OS X (System Software 10) was released - Code Name Cheetah
  • September 25, 2001 - Mac OS X 10.1 (System Software 10.1) was released - Code Name Puma

2002 -

  • August 23, 2002 - Mac OS X 10.2 (System Software 10.2) was released - Code Name Jaguar

2003 -

  • October 24, 2003 - Mac OS X 10.3 (System Software 10.3) was released - Code Name Panther

2005 -

  • April 29, 2005 - Mac OS X 10.4 (System Software 10.4) was released - Code Name Tiger

2007 -

  • October 26, 2007- Mac OS X 10.5 (System Software 10.5) was released - Code Name Leopard

2009 -

  • ??? 2009 - Mac OS X 10.6 (System Software 10.6) was released - Code Name Snow Leopard

 

The System version shots were done using a application called "SysVersion".

This was the only real way of determining which System was which.

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