“A new seed of Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard found its way to developers hands last week sporting a number of improvements over previous builds,” Think Secret reports.
“In terms of notable version changes, build 9A377a, released late Thursday, offers a first glimpse at the new AirPort Utility 5.0, a new Sharing preferences pane, and further improvements to the Address Book. System Preferences has also been curiously bumped to version 5.0 for the first time, suggesting Apple may skip 4.0 entirely (Mac OS X 10.4’s System Preferences is listed as version 3.5),” Think Secret reports.
Think Secret reports, “Apple developers also appear to have made significant progress in other areas of Leopard. Stability seems markedly improved from earlier builds and new aspects of the operating system, such as the QuickLook feature for viewing images and video directly in the Finder, are considerably faster (and, for the first time, faster than simply launching Preview or QuickTime).”
Full article and the Leopard 9A377a screenshot gallery here.
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