Apple today released Mac OS X v10.1.5 -- a maintenance update to the company's flagship operating system -- via the Software Update application in Mac OS X. The 10.1.5 revision delivers overall performance and stability enhancements, as well as improvements for networking, security and driver components. Included is support for new peripherals -- ranging from digital cameras to external recording devices -- and further additions to an already-broad range of device drivers. Version 10.1.5 also includes better Korean language support and iDisk improvements.
Peripheral Device Support: Expanded support for new Canon digital cameras.
Improved support for Nikon FireWire cameras.
Expanded support for SmartDisk, EZQuest, and LaCie disc recording devices.
Improved support for MO drives.
Increased stability of Mail and Sherlock.
Emails are properly retained when rebuilding the Draft mailbox.
Support for 2D and QuickTime hardware acceleration for Rage Pro.
Updated Carbon applications can use Quartz anti-aliasing technology for high quality text display.
Improves networking via AFP when accessing multi-level directories on Windows NT file servers.
Networking and Security Improvements:
Significant improvement to file searching on local and remote volumes.
Includes a generic PC Card driver to support a variety of PC Card modems.
Mail accounts go offline to indicate that SSL encryption settings are not supported by mail server.
Includes the Security Update April 2002.
More efficient iDisk mounting and file navigation.
Added support for connecting to iDisk using default DNS settings of AirPort.
Support for mounting a WebDAV volume from a non-standard http port.
Significant updates to the Korean Input Method, especially important when using AppleWorks.
Asian Language Improvements:
Internet Connect and AirPort application