Few things need attention before the upgrade of OS X Mountain Lion

OS X Mountain Lion has been released and many Mac users have already upgraded to this new operating system. However,there still are a lot of Mac users want to upgrade but haven’t taken yet. If you are planning an upgrade installation, you need to pay attention to the following things before upgrade to the new operating system.




1. Whether your computer is supported by OS X Mountain Lion? OS X Mountain Lion raises its demands on the Mac hardware, if your Mac is too old, then you are not able to upgrade to OS X Mountain Lion. You can view your Mac hardware information by two ways: One way is use Magican to check the hardware information directly; another way is to click the Apple icon in the upper left corner of the screen, click about and select more information to check your computer models.


2. Ensure the installed operating system is OS X 10.6 or later. On the OS X Mountain Lion requirements, it asks for the original operating system is OS X 10.6 or later. To all Magican users,you gain a fastest way to know whether your operating system meet the needs of OS X Mountain Lion or not. Magican require the operating system is Mac OS X 10.6 or later, so if you have installed Magican, your operating system has reached the requirements of OS X Mountain Lion.


3. Check the compatibility of applications. The new release of OS X Mountain Lion may result in some Mac software to be incompatible with the new operating system. You need to update all your Mac software to the latest version. If you install Magican 1.1.2 on your Mac, then you can update to Magican 1.1.3. Magican 1.1.3 is compatible with OS X Mountain Lion.


4. Data backup. Under normal circumstance, the upgrade installation will not cause any data loss. However,it may occur when your Mac has some unexpected accident. To the important data and file, we recommend you make a backup to an external disk before upgrading to a new operating system.


If you have met all the requirements, you can upgrade to the new operating system. OS X Mountain Lion has a lot of good features, if you want to know some main features of the new operating system, you can visit: Major updates of OS X Mountain Lion.