On Thursday Mac Lion OS X was released, and only after on one day it reached one million downloads, the largest and fastest first day purchase in Apple history.
Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing said:
“Lion is off to a great start, user reviews and industry reaction have been fantastic, Lion is a huge step forward, it’s not only packed with innovative features but it’s incredibly easy for users to update their Macs to the best OS we’ve ever made.”
Lion comes with more than 250 new features to the Mac; including Multi-Touch gestures, System-wide support for full screen apps, Mission Control, the Mac App Store, and Launchpad. Available in 123 countries, the new Mac App Store brings the revolutionary App Store experience to the Mac offering apps in Education, Games, Graphics & Design, Lifestyle, Productivity, Utilities and other categories. Users can browse new and noteworthy apps, find out what’s hot, see staff favorites, search categories and look up top charts for paid and free apps, as well as user ratings and reviews. The Mac App Store is built right into Lion and available for Snow Leopard users through Software Update as part of Mac OS X version 10.6.8.
Lion OS X can be found on the Apple homepage or the Mac App Store for $29.99