Mac OS X 10.6.8 Released & Ready to Download
Fire up Software Update, Mac OS X 10.6.8 has been released. The update prepares your Mac for installing Mac OS X Lion when it is released next month and includes other bug and security fixes.
Direct Download Links for Mac OS X 10.6.8
If you don’t want to go the Software Update route, here are the direct download links:
Release notes are as follows:
The 10.6.8 update is recommended for all users running Mac OS X Snow Leopard and includes general operating system fixes that enhance the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac, including fixes that:
Enhance the Mac App Store to get your Mac ready to upgrade to Mac OS X Lion
Resolve an issue that may cause Preview to unexpectedly quit
Improve support for IPv6
Improve VPN reliability
Identify and remove known variants of Mac Defender
We’ll update if anything else is worth mentioning.
Update: Native TRIM SSD support is also included in 10.6.8 update, making this an essential update for all Mac users using solid state storage.