Apple Releases Fixes for Mavericks Mail and iBooks

Apple Releases Fixes for Mavericks Mail and iBooks

Apple has today released updates for two Mavericks apps: Mail, and iBooks. The Mail update fixes many issues the app had working properly with Gmail, while the iBooks update is of the usual “bug fixes and stability improvements” type.


Mail Update

From the Apple Support Pages:

Mail Update for Mavericks includes improvements to general stability and compatibility with Gmail, including the following:

  • Fixes an issue that prevents deleting, moving, and archiving messages for users with custom Gmail settings
  • Addresses an issue that may cause unread counts to be inaccurate
  • Includes additional fixes that improve the compatibility and stability of Mail

Instructions on installing the update, are as follows:

  • You should back up your system before installation. To do this you can use Time Machine.
  • You may experience unexpected results if you have third-party system software modifications installed, or if you’ve modified the operating system through other means.
  • Choose Apple menu () > Software Update to check for the latest Apple software via the Mac App Store, including this update.Other software updates available for your computer may appear, which you should install. Note that an update’s size may vary from computer to computer when installed using Software Update. Also, some updates must be installed prior to others. Use Software Update until it reports “No Updates Available”.
  • Do not interrupt the installation process once you have started to update your system.

If you need to install the update on multiple computers, you can also download the manual update installer. Standalone installers are available from Apple Support Downloads.

iBooks Update

Apple also released a minor 1.0.1 update for iBooks, mentioning only that the update includes “bug fixes, and improvements to performance and stability.”

The update comes in at 14 MB, and is available from the “Updates” tab in the Mac App Store.