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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