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Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks

UIT encourages all users to work with their IT managers before upgrading to ensure 3rd party software compatibility for your department. Please work with your IT manager to ensure that any pertinent software is compatible before updating your device.


Each IT department is required to perform different tasks, and have many distinct and separate needs. Administrators can test the software with regard to the departments needs, and determine whether to upgrade based on their environment.


To install Mavericks, you need one of the following:

iMac (Mid-2007 or later)

MacBook (13-inch Aluminum, Late 2008), (13-inch, Early 2009 or later)

MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid-2009 or later)

MacBook Pro (15-inch or 17-inch, Mid/Late 2007 or later)

MacBook Air (Late 2008 or later)

Mac mini (Early 2009 or later)

Mac Pro (Early 2008 or later)

Xserve (Early 2009)

Your machine also needs:

OS X Mountain Lion, Lion, or Snow Leopard v10.6.8 already installed

2 GB or more of memory

8 GB or more of available space

page last updated: October 02, 2015
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