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Mac OSMac OS

The first important GUI, created for Macintoshes.

Available since 1984. Developed by Apple Link points to external site.

Timeline
1984 System 1 (21 screenshots)
1986 System 3 (19 screenshots)
1987 System 4 (25 screenshots)
1988 System 6
1991 System 7 (33 screenshots)
1995 System 7.5 (38 screenshots)
1997 Mac OS 8 (39 screenshots)
1999 Mac OS X Server
Mac OS 9 (49 screenshots)
2001 Mac OS X (245 screenshots)
2002 Mac OS X 10.2 Jaguar (47 screenshots)
2003 Mac OS X 10.3 Panther (47 screenshots)
2005 Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger
2006 Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard
Detailed timeline

Articles
15 articles, starting with:
“Apple’s bid to stay in the big time” from Fortune 1983
“A tour of the Mac desktop” from Macworld 1984
“Evaluating the Macintosh Finder” from Byte 1984
“The desktop environment” from Personal Computing 1984
“The legacy of the Lisa” from MacWorld 1985
“The past, present, and future of the Macintosh desktop” from Signal #26
“Sorting out fact from fiction in the Apple-Microsoft lawsuit” from PC Magazine 1988
“The Mac interface: Showing its age” from Byte 1989
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More information
286
icons
3
tutorials
7
posters
5
quotes
9
trivia
14
taglines
103
splashes
12
links
Featured edition
Welcome splash in System 7.5.3
System 7.5.3
More information

Ads
23 magazine ads, including:


Mac OS 7.5 ad from MacUser 12/95

An advertisement of Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger

An 8-page advertisement of Mac OS 8.5

12-page insert explaining first LCD iMac, including Mac OS X
More ads

Books
8 books, including:


“Apple Human Interface Guidelines”

“Insanely great”

“Interface culture”

“Designing Visual Interfaces”
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