Apple Launches OS X Mountain Lion via Mac App Store for $19.99

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    In line with yesterday's brief announcement that OS X Mountain Lion would debut today, Apple has officially launched its next-generation Mac operating system to the public. OS X Mountain Lion [Mac App Store] is priced at $19.99 and is available exclusively through the Mac App Store.

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    OS X Mountain Lion brings a number of new features and enhancements to the Mac, including improved iCloud integration with support for Notes and Reminders, iMessage support via the new Messages application, Notification Center, Power Nap updating during sleep, Dictation, enhanced sharing tools, Game Center, improved security with Gatekeeper, and more.
    For users looking to deploy server capabilities, Apple will also be releasing OS X Mountain Lion Server as a $19.99 add-on via the Mac App Store.

    Update: Many users are reporting difficulties purchasing and downloading OS X Mountain Lion, undoubtedly due to heavy load on Apple's servers.

    Update 2: OS X Server is now available.

    Article Link: Apple Launches OS X Mountain Lion via Mac App Store for $19.99
     
  2. Sylon macrumors 68020

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    I wish CCC would backup faster so I can start my day-long download!!!
     
  3. Caliber26, Jul 25, 2012
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    Ugh!!! Anyone else getting this?

    Edit: It's downloading now. At a snail's pace.
     

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    Yes. :(
     
  6. AFPoster macrumors 65816

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    Yup same error: There was an error in the App Store. Please try again later. (100)
     
  7. anthorumor macrumors 6502

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    hmm its not up on the Aussie App store yet.

    edit: nevermind, it's there. 20.99 is pretty good for Australians.
     
  8. Eminemdrdre00 macrumors 6502a

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    There was an error in the App Store. Please try again later. (100)

    :(
     
  9. netnothing macrumors 68040

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    Same here.

    -Kevin
     
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  11. impulse462 macrumors 68000

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    ditto
     
  12. jeremiah239 macrumors 6502a

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    Yep I am... :/
     
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  14. macingman, Jul 25, 2012
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    Have the same problem. EVERYONE STOP CLICKING AND LET ME DOWNLOAD!!, please.

    Edit: Imma try in an hour after the load decreases.
     
  15. BSben macrumors 6502a

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    Same here, not a good start
     
  16. wolfshades macrumors 6502

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    Awesome!! Perfect day to get "sick" and stay home. Gotta take care of this sudden onset of nerd flu. : )
     
  17. Sammyc64 macrumors newbie

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    What build?

    Can anyone confirm if the release build is the same as the GM build (12A269)?
     
  18. vabello macrumors newbie

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    Yup. Same error message here. :(
     
  19. tekboi macrumors 6502a

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    There was an error in the App Store. Please try again later. (100)



    :(

    guess i'm gonna have to keep hitting that refresh & buy button
     
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    uh uh uh uh uh exciting - the beach is calling me though, may you all enjoy!
     

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