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Upgrade Mac OS 10.4.11 to Snow Leopard

3072 Views 4 Replies Latest reply: Apr 13, 2010 5:58 AM by Studio X RSS
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Apr 12, 2010 1:59 PM
I'm an editor. I have a MacBookPro 17" with 10.4.11 looking to upgrade to Snow Leopard. Must I go to Leopard first? If not, what adventures can I expect from third party software, especially FCP Academic 5.1.1 - Adobe CS4, etc.
Mac Book Pro, Mac OS X (10.4.11)
  • Limnos Level 8 Level 8 (36,580 points)
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    Apr 12, 2010 2:01 PM (in response to Frank Cento)
    Can't answer your third party software questions but you can go straight from Tiger to Snow Leopard assuming your computer meets other specifications. [Snow Leopard 10.6 Technical Requirements|http://www.apple.com/macosx/techspecs>
    G4 Quicksilver dual 800 MHz 2x120 GBHDs 1.5GBRAM dual-boot 10.4.11 9.2.2, 2 G3 beiges, IIci. iTunes 7.5
  • Nick Holmes Level 7 Level 7 (29,805 points)
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    Apr 12, 2010 2:04 PM (in response to Frank Cento)
    You will need to run Software Update to get FCP to version 5.1.4 along with all the highest possible updates for the rest of the FCS suite. CS4 also works in Mac OS X 10.6.
    A tin of soup, Mac OS X (10.5.8), FCP forum elitist. (PAL B/G)
  • Studio X Level 7 Level 7 (26,835 points)
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    Apr 13, 2010 5:58 AM (in response to Frank Cento)
    Is there a specific editing reason to move to 10.6? If not, you may do well to stay with a system where the Apps and the OS were designed to be compatible.

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    512k MacPlus with 40MB external SCSI drive, Mac OS 8.6 or Earlier

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