Updating to a newer version of mac os x
For Mac OS X 10.6 and below, use the Software Update feature (available on the Apple menu) to check that you have the most up-to-date version of Java 6 for your Mac.For issues related to Apple Java 6 on Mac, contact Apple Support.In addition to leveraging the Touch Bar, the newest version of Sierra (release 12.10.1), for the first time integrates Apple's voice-enabled assistant, Siri, with the Mac operating system.It provides new ways to share across and synchronize Apple devices, and brings Apple Pay to the desktop.Because of software patents, Audacity cannot include LAME or FFmpeg encoding software or distribute such software from its own websites.
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OS X 10.7 (Lion) is no longer available for purchase from the Mac App Store.
If you have an earlier version of Mac OS X and your computer meets the system requirements for OS X 10.10 (Yosemite), you can upgrade directly to that version instead; see How do I install or upgrade OS X 10.10 (Yosemite)?
If you are on campus at Indiana University, UITS recommends the wired Ethernet network instead of wireless.