Mac OS is an operating system that is designed for the apple Macintosh computers, it is
developed by a U.S based company apple Inc. The macOS only runs on
Apple Desktop and Laptop computers, and they have another operating system
known as iOS, which is supported by the apple
iPod, iPad & iPhone.
It is a UNIX-based operating system and use FreeBSD as its
kernel. It supports HFS+ file format.
of Mac OS:-
iPhone, iPad, iPod and mobile devices
-It is designed for the apple
TvOS-it is designed for the apple TV’S.
OS X-It is new name for Mac OS.
Properties of Mac OS:-
· Mac OS X is built on a UNIX core; the Darwin
core is based on the Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD) version of UNIX.
OS Standard File System is known as HFS (Hierarchal
File System), this was the standard for Mac OS versions prior to Mac OS 8.
· IT was the first full G.U.I based OS.
New features of MAC OS Sierra (Release in
Digital assistant support via a virtual Siri assistant. Voice Assistant can
send messages, and search for photos and music. It makes OS more interactive
and friendly, we can ask any weird question with our virtual assistant.
For security purposes face recognition technology introduced for searching
and organizing photos.
Using Apple Watch we can unlock our Mac wirelessly.
Availability to pay for purchases online by using a bunch of Mac + iPhone /
Watch like Samsung pay in android.
A new clipboard is introduced which allows you to copy and paste images, text
and videos on both mobile and desktop devices.
ICloud Drive now works differently based on clouds i.e. Desktop and Documents folders on the Mac
can automatically be copied to the cloud so all the saved files on the Mac will
be available on other devices as well.