Apple Releases OS X 10.8.3

Apple Releases OS X 10.8.3

After nearly four months of testing with developers, Apple has finally released OS X 10.8.3 to the public today, with a number of significant bug fixes (including a fix for Boot Camp issues with 3TB Fusion Drives), official Windows 8 support for Boot Camp, the ability to redeem giftcards using your Mac’s built-in camera from the Mac App Store, and more.


From the release notes:

The 10.8.3 update is recommended for all OS X Mountain Lion users and includes features and fixes that improve the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac, including the following: 

– The ability to redeem iTunes gift cards in the Mac App Store using your Mac’s built-in camera 
– Boot Camp support for installing Windows 8 
– Boot Camp support for Macs with a 3TB hard drive 
– A fix for an issue that may cause Logic Pro to become unresponsive when using certain plug-ins 
– A fix for an issue that may cause audio to stutter on 2011 iMacs 
– Includes Safari 6.0.3 

The update is available now through Software Update. Apple has not yet posted the update on their download page, or updated OS X Mountain Lion in the Mac App Store with the new release yet – but we’ll let you know as soon as we’re aware of it.

Happy updating!

Update: Now available in the Mac App Store as well.