O'Reilly logo

OS X® Mountain Lion Tips and Tricks by Jason R. Rich

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

9. Installing New Software

In This Chapter

Shopping the App Store

Obtaining apps via other means

• Keeping your apps current

Discovering new software

• Using Parental Controls on your Mac

OS X Mountain Lion comes with a nice selection of preinstalled apps that can handle a wide range of popular computing tasks. These core apps, such as Contacts, Calendar, Reminders, Safari, FaceTime, and Notification Center, to name just a few, integrate and exchange information with each other, as well as with Apple’s iCloud file-sharing service.

Image Note

Every Mac also comes with the iLife apps (iPhoto, iMovie, and GarageBand) preinstalled, plus you can ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required