Apple has released an update to its desktop operating system, Mac OS X 10.6.5. This update is the fifth update to its Snow Leopard operating system. The update brings a number of fixes for a lot of issues. The fixes released includes fixes for printing problems, Exchange compatibility, and improved graphics drivers. The update also includes many security fixes.

The maintenance release update for Mac OS X addresses printing issues like delays between print jobs, connecting some HP printers to Airport base stations, VoiceOver bug in Safari, and spacing of OpenType fonts. It addresses networking and syncing features such as improved Microsoft Exchange server reliability and compatibility, improved syncing between Address Book and Google Contacts, better performance with Active Directory, and reliability of Ethernet connections.

Mac OS X 10.6.5 also brings in a slew of graphics improvements to the operating system. The update includes more RAW profiles for newer digital cameras, improved performance for image processing in iPhoto and Aperture, and graphics driver improvements that should improve 3D graphics performance and stability in graphics applications and games.

Even though the update brings many improvements and stability fixes to Mac OS X, but there’s no mention of AirPrint. For a full list of improvements and instructions on how to update your Mac OS to 10.6.5, click here.

The 10.6.5 update is available now via Software Update and is also available via Apple’s Support Downloads page. If you want to download Combo updates, you can get them from here.

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