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Mac OS X Snow Leopard Developer Preview 2009

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Guides on emulating older applications

Limited Apple Developer Connection dual DVD release featuring Mac OS X Snow Leopard (10.6) build 10A380 with Xcode and Snow Leopard Server build 10A380.

Architecture: x86 (Intel:Mac)

Both versions require a Macintosh with an Intel processor, Westmere microarchitecture at the latest (mid 2010).

Mac OS X 10.6 requires at least 1 GB of RAM and at least 5 GB of available disk space.

Mac OS X 10.6 Server requires at least 2 GB of RAM, and at least 10 GB of available disk space.


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by PrincessCake - 2019, February 12 - 7:31pm

I went ahead and used the "Show Hidden Files" terminal prompt to show all the installers on the .dmg and installed the Essentials/Base files to a temp folder.

Theres not really much to look at coming from someone who still uses 10.6.8. QuickTime looks like the regular Snow Leopard version but with the old QuickTime Player 7 blue icon. As well the icons for Grand Central Dispatch/64-Bit/OpenCL don't exist anywhere inside. Mostly it looks like the release client of Snow Leopard with a few more leftover assets from Leopard.

I wonder if the build used at WWDC 2009 was released to developers? Thats where QuickTime had the purple icon.

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by Duality - 2019, February 12 - 6:54pm

Uploader here. I don't know, personally. It has been more than ten years since I've used this!

You could check the installer packages with the shareware Pacifist to see what's there.

The developer still accepts registrations, and he'll give you license keys for older versions if you need them.

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by PrincessCake - 2019, February 11 - 3:12pm

Are there any interesting assets that can be extracted from this version of Snow Leopard? I'm namely looking for the purple version of the QuickTime X icon (well, the app entirely honestly as it has a different UI)

As well theres a different art asset used for the "Icon Size slider" in Finder

As a side note are the Grand Central Dispatch, 64-Bit, and OpenCL icons anywhere in this?