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Sams Teach Yourself Mac OS® X Digital Media All in One by Robyn Ness

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Chapter 6. Installing Additional Software

Although Mac OS X comes with many programs and tools offering a wide range of features, at some point you'll probably want to add additional software to your system. In this chapter, we will talk about how to install software. Even though software installation is not difficult, Mac OS X supports several different methods of doing so. Following that, we'll discuss several hardware topics related to installing and running applications, including checking the amount of RAM and the amount of free space on your hard drive.

Installing Software

When it comes to expanding your collection of software, your first question might be “What are my options?” You'll be pleased to hear that, despite being a relatively new ...

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