Before upgrading a Mac to OS X Lion, Apple customers might want to stop by the Support Downloads area to grab Migration Assistant Update 1.0 for Mac OS X Snow Leopard, according to Cupertino.
With Lion set to make its debut in the Mac App Store today
, Apple has recently launched Migration Assistant Update for Mac OS X Snow Leopard with the purpose of fixing a few issues that may have prevented transferring important data and settings from a Snow Leopard Mac to one getting the Lion treatment.
In Apple’s own words, “This update addresses an issue with the Migration Assistant application in Mac OS X Snow Leopard that prevents transfer of your personal data, settings, and compatible applications from a Mac running Mac OS X Snow Leopard to a new Mac running Mac OS X Lion.”
Migration Assistant Update for Mac OS X Snow Leopard requires Mac OS X 10.6.8, as does OS X Lion.
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Download Migration Assistant Update for Mac OS X Snow Leopard (Free)
Apple has recently confirmed through its chief financial officer that Mac OS X Lion, “the eighth major release of the world’s most advanced operating system,” is to arrive in the Mac App Store July 20, 2011 - today.
Bringing more than 250 new features and 3,000 new developer APIs, Lion will be available to customers as an exclusive Mac App Store download for $29.99.
The Server edition of Lion will go for $49.99 and will require the Client version in order to be installed.
Some of the new features in Lion include new Multi-Touch gestures; system-wide support for full screen apps; Mission Control; the built-in Mac App Store; Launchpad; and a completely redesigned Mail app; Versions; Auto Save; Resume; AirDrop, and others.