[28/03/2010] Features of Mac softwares
Mac OS X v10.5 Leopard
The Mac OS X v10.5 Leopard, a Mac's operating system, that is quicker, easy to use, and more consistent than Windows. Apple has based Leopard on a principle of stable improvement that’s why it has been built and preserved this position.
To provide you a fully-rounded computer life Apple has shaped the complete applications that come with Mac OS X v10.5 Leopard for personal or office use. Each Mac system has iChat, for instance, which allows you to share the contents of your screen and have four-way video chats and conferences. Moreover you will receive iLife, software that will beat anything a PC may offer for producing and enhancing photos, videos, music and DVDs.
Apple's web browser “Safari” maybe the most inspiring part of Mac OS X v10.5 Leopard. And this is the fastest ever web browser on any platform in the world having great features that are delightful to use. For example, place a word in the "Find" box and Safari highlights the matching text and faint the remaining page, making a search even faster to complete.
Leopard and Windows
On the other hand, just because Mac OS X v10.5 Leopard is faster and improved than Windows doesn't signify that Apple overlook users who are new to Macs and are well-known with the Microsoft operating system. Each Mac has Boot Camp to make the transfer from PC to Mac as soft as possible. This permits you to run Windows immediately as though you have a PC.
You may run Windows side by side with Mac OS X v10.5 Leopard as well if you want to run. For that your have to install Parallels Desktop for Mac or VMware Fusion first followed by Windows.
An additional enhanced feature of Macs is that each major piece of software, containing Microsoft applications like, Office 2008 that is available in a Mac version. If you want to retain files on a Mac from your former PC then it will be very useful. The Mac equal of the software facilitates you to carry on working with these files without having to dump them.
Certainly when surfing the net the majority of people are well aware of the ever-present danger of spyware and other viruses. However Macs do not require particular anti-virus software since Apple builds them on stable UNIX foundations that make sure security as a key built-in feature.
Ease of use
The ease of use is a quality feature cited by owners as one of Mac's chief gains. All about a Mac is synchronized to manufacture a computer that fulfils a widespread set of tasks in as easy a way as possible, without compromising on originality and enjoyment.
And the design considerations expand to the ecological impact of Macs. Macs are silence to run and use the most recent electrical advances to decrease power usage. Apple runs a trade-in and reprocessing plan which makes sure Macs are either renovated and sold on, or are broken up with the slightest feasible damage to the earth.