Updating software upgrades

20-Mar-2015 04:33

The Mac App Store shows updates for Mac, not updates for i Phone, i Pad, or i Pod touch.If you don't have the App Store on your Mac, get updates by choosing Software Update from the Apple () menu.Apple assumes no responsibility with regard to the selection, performance, or use of third-party websites or products. Other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

You can set your App Store preferences to ”Download newly available updates in the background.” If you're using OS X El Capitan v10.11.5 or later, these updates include major new mac OS versions, such as mac OS Sierra.

Major OS upgrades of this type may require a purchase.

The rightmost number in a software's version number generally represents minor updates.

A software update (also sometimes called a software patch) is a free download for an application or software suite that provides fixes for features that aren't working as intended or adds minor software enhancements and compatibility.

An update can also include driver updates that improve the operation of hardware or peripherals or add support for new models of peripherals.

You can set your App Store preferences to ”Download newly available updates in the background.” If you're using OS X El Capitan v10.11.5 or later, these updates include major new mac OS versions, such as mac OS Sierra.

Major OS upgrades of this type may require a purchase.

The rightmost number in a software's version number generally represents minor updates.

A software update (also sometimes called a software patch) is a free download for an application or software suite that provides fixes for features that aren't working as intended or adds minor software enhancements and compatibility.

An update can also include driver updates that improve the operation of hardware or peripherals or add support for new models of peripherals.

For example, going from version 1.0 to 2.0 is a major update.