Apple Mac OS X 10.4.8 Update (Intel & PPC)

Today Apple released the OS X 10.4.8 update for its Tiger operating system. The Intel version comes in at 208MB while the PPC version is just 31MB. This is assuming you are running 10.4.7 at the time of the update.

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Mac OS X 10.4.8 Update (Intel) SHA1 Digest: MacOSXUpd10.4.8Intel.dmg=540955d0c2c7d4b11a3a6951003f02d6b46e8d2d
Mac OS X 10.4.8 Update (PPC) SHA1 Digest: MacOSXUpd10.4.8PPC.dmg=982d70a52099297e322ba8e4540ef6d30fa5673a

What's new in this version:

  • sharing using AFP, SMB/CIFS, NFS and FTP file sharing protocols
  • reliable access to Open Directory, LDAP and Active Directory services
  • login and authentication in a variety of network environments
  • file access and byte range locking with AFP file sharing
  • network access when using proxy server automatic configuration files
  • connecting to Cisco VPN servers using IP/Sec and NAT
  • AirPort including connectivity to EAP-FAST networks
  • Bluetooth wireless connectivity
  • RAW camera support, including updated ATI and NVIDIA graphics drivers
  • usability of Dashboard and widgets
  • searching iWork '06 and Microsoft Office documents with Spotlight
  • saving Word documents automatically when using a network home directory
  • viewing of QuickTime streaming media behind a firewall
  • audio playback in QuickTime, iTunes, Final Cut Pro, and Soundtrack applications
  • ensuring icons are spaced correctly when viewed on desktop
  • determining the space required to burn folders
  • synchronizing contacts, bookmarks, and calendars to .Mac and mobile phones
  • mounting and unmounting iDisk volumes
  • time zone and daylight savings for 2006 and 2007
  • using OpenType fonts in Microsoft Word
  • Address Book, AppleScript, Automator, Dictionary, Font Book, iCal, iChat, DVD Player, Keynote, Mail, Preview, Safari, and Stickies
  • Disk Utility, Keychain Access, Migration Assistant, and Software Update
  • compatibility with third party applications and devices
  • previous Mac OS X updates and standalone security updates

Here's the full set of download pages thanks to DjmUK:

Standard Updates
Download: Mac OS X 10.4.8 Update (Intel) [206 MB]
Download: Mac OS X 10.4.8 Update (PPC) [31 MB]
Download: Mac OS X Server 10.4.8 Update (PPC) [62 MB]
Download: Mac OS X Server 10.4.8 Update (Universal) [202 MB]

Combo Updates
Download: Mac OS X 10.4.8 Combo Update (Intel) [294 MB]
Download: Mac OS X 10.4.8 Combo Update (PPC) [149 MB]
Download: Mac OS X Server 10.4.8 Combo Update (PPC) [196 MB]

What's The Difference With Downloads
- Standard Update. Updates from 10.4.7 to 10.4.8
- Combo Update. Updates from 10.4.x to 10.4.8 [Contains all previous updates]

Download: Mac OS X 10.4.8 Update (Intel) | 206 MB and for the PPC | 31 MB
View: Apple Downloads

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