Tiger to snow leopard upgrade!!!

Discussion in 'macOS' started by Dtorre, Mar 5, 2010.

  1. Dtorre macrumors newbie

    Feb 28, 2010
    so i've done a lot of research, and a vast majority of people are saying that if you install the $30 upgrade to snow leopard onto an intel based mac running Tiger, it works!

    I have two questions regarding this...

    Is it true!? because i don't want to waste $30 for nothing

    Would i be able to run logic 9 after this upgrade?

    my only goal is to run logic 9. I have no interest in any of the features that come with leopard or snow leopard
  2. spinnerlys Guest


    Sep 7, 2008
    forlod bygningen
    Yes, technically it is possible. But it is against the EULA.

    You will then be able to run Logic Pro 9.
  3. pdjudd macrumors 601

    Jun 19, 2007
    Plymouth, MN
    Yes, but it is in violation of the SLA. If you want to keep it legal you need the Mac Box Set for Snow Leopard.

  4. Dtorre thread starter macrumors newbie

    Feb 28, 2010
    does that mean i would not be able to update it?
  5. spinnerlys Guest


    Sep 7, 2008
    forlod bygningen
    No. You will be able to update, there is no licensing involved with Mac OS X.

    You just violate a text document called the EULA.
  6. Sun Baked macrumors G5

    Sun Baked

    May 19, 2002
    If you get a warning after the update about the fonts asking if you want the OS to fix it now ... DO IT NOW. The I'll do it myself later button is a PIA method to recover from, unless Apple changed the popup after the initial release to repeat.
  7. dernhelm macrumors 68000


    May 20, 2002
    middle earth
    I've seen people indicate that it is against the EULA, but thankfully Apple doesn't enforce it. I say thankfully, not because I want to deprive Apple of any of my money, but because I myself ran into a situation - I had a hard drive failure 2 months after I upgraded my Tiger install to Leopard and Leopard to SL.

    I own the Leopard family pack (Leopard + iLife + iWork), but have it for 2 PPC machines, and 1 Intel machine, so I bought just one SL license (rather than the whole SL FP). The SL machine lost it's harddrive, but once I got a new hard drive, I could simply install SL directly, because the installer assumes I'm honest and actually own the software legally - I didn't need to reinstall Leopard for no reason.

    A lot of people tend to view this as a hole, I simply view it as Apple assuming I actually am honest, and not needing to verify it in annoying ways. That's corporate behavior I tend to want to reward.
  8. Gregg2 macrumors 603

    May 22, 2008
    Milwaukee, WI
    ...and many of them are crawling through it.
  9. Sean Dempsey macrumors 68000

    Sean Dempsey

    Aug 7, 2006
    It will phone-home back to apple and possible legal and criminal action will be taken against you. I know someone this happened to, and it is just not worth it.
  10. flopticalcube macrumors G4


    Sep 7, 2006
    In the velcro closure of America's Hat
    Fantasize much?
  11. bobr1952 macrumors 68020


    Jan 21, 2008
    Melbourne, FL
    I'm told the line is direct to Steve.
  12. mrsir2009 macrumors 604


    Sep 17, 2009
    Melbourne, Australia
    Yes, its true. And yes, you will be able to run Logic 9 PRO.:D Good lucK!

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