Apple has released a large number of operating systems for their computers. OS X and macOS were originally Apple’s System Software, but then it was split in 2001. Then there was Mac OS X, which lasted until 2021, OSX which lasted to 2016 and this year is technically macOS with a few more releases in the pipeline. A lot of people are confused about the naming system for macOS and the latest version isn’t expected to change this trend. So today let’s look at all the Apple Mac OS (macOS) Operating Systems versions in order.
Is there any difference between Mac OS X and macOS?
The names of the operating systems for Mac computers are different. Mac OS X is the name for all versions of the operating system released before 10.9 Mavericks. The current version is macOS, which was first introduced in 10.9 Mavericks and replaced OS X in 2013.
Mac OS X is a graphical user interface-based operating system developed by Apple Inc., while macOS is a graphical user interface-based operating system developed by Apple Inc.
The article below will tell you all the different operating systems that Apple has put out in order of their release date.
List of macOS versions
What’s the latest macOS?
Apple’s latest operating system, macOS Mojave, is a complete overhaul of their desktop experience.