Mac OS X Lion (10.7) is out now! (it’s available in App Store) , released few hours ago. The new version has arrived with a lot of new and exciting features, some of the exciting features are – multi-touch gesture (scrolling, zooming and browsing is more fun!), Full screen Apps, improvements in email features (reading, accessing, filtering etc),¬†autosave¬†in some applications such as text editor, better integration with Mac App Store, improved Drag and Drop capability, a lot of new cool applications etc. This post explore the minimum hardware and software requirements for the latest version of Mac OS X Lion.

After the latest release of Mac, now you can upgrade your Snow Leopard to Lion in $29.99, and upgrading is quite easy (Instead of purchasing and burning a couple of discs, you can upgrade it in few clicks from the App Store) but you need to have latest version of Leopard running on your computer.

Mac OS X 10.7 Lion system (hardware/software) requirements

  • Intel based Mac Computer with Core 2 Duo, i3, i5, i7 or Xeon processor
  • min 2GB of RAM
  • Latest version of Snow Leopard
  • min 4 GB memory space is required although 10 GB is recommended in general


That’s All.. Now if you are done with above requirements then,

How to upgrade to Mac OS X Lion

Go to Mac App Store and click on Upgrade Now, buy it in $29.99. Then, Download the Mac OS X Lion, follow few on-screen instructions …and You are Done! Really? is so easy! Have Fun!


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