3 Replies Latest reply: Mar 15, 2012 10:42 AM by varjak paw
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What version of iTunes can I run with a Mac Mini 2005 running OS X 10.4.11??  1.5GHz Intel 512 MB 667MHZ DDR2.  Currently iTunes 8.2(23) installed.  Cannot see my Apple TV2 as a device.  Any ideas?  Can I upgrade the iTunes or the OS?

  • varjak paw Level 10 (169,827 points)

    Mac OS X 10.4.11 can run iTunes 9.2.1 at the latest. You would need Mac OS X 10.5.8 to upgrade to iTunes 10, necessary for your Apple TV. Your mini can run 10.5

     

    http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3759

     

    but finding a copy it getting a bit difficult, since Apple no longer sells it, and tends to be pricey now. You'll need to look to dealers or private sellers. Make sure you get a retail (black label) version of 10.5, not the system disk from another Mac (grey label).

     

    Regards.

  • Limnos Level 8 (47,342 points)

    1.5GHz Intel 512 MB 667MHZ DDR2

    Are you sure you mean Intel?  That would make a big difference to the OS version to which you could upgrade, and the cost, but I don't think a 2005 mini was an Intel model.

  • varjak paw Level 10 (169,827 points)

    Limnos is correct; if you have a 2005 Mac mini, it's PowerPC, not Intel, and my reply will still be valid. If you do indeed have a mini with a 1.5GHz Intel processor, then you have an Early 2006 mini with an Intel Core Solo processor, and could run Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, though you'd need to expand the RAM to at least 1GB.

     

    Regards.