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Apple deletes OS X Lion from the Mac App Store to give Mountain Lion a paso

With all the excitement caused by the official release of Mountain Lion on the Mac App Store, few people have noticed that OS X Lion, the predecessor to Mountain Lion, is no longer available on the Mac App Store but is now available on Apple’s latest OS X. With this, Mountain Lion is offered preference over OS X 10.7 and offers users a much more advanced system at an even more affordable price. However, this move does not please everyone, as it leaves some Mac OS X users unable to upgrade.

As of yesterday is no longer available on the Mac App Store OS X Lion 10.7 , Apple’s penultimate operating system. With this move, Cupertino’s team takes another step towards the end of the physical support for the purchase of software . This is not such a crazy news, considering that we can upgrade to Mountain Lion from Snow Leopard. And if we take into account that Lion was worth 24.99 euros and the last cat we can get for 15.99 euros it is illogical to buy OS X Lion. At the same price we have Mountain Lion Server as we already told you in AppleSupportPhoneNumber.

Apple deletes OS X Lion from the Mac App Store to give Mountain Lion a paso
Apple deletes OS X Lion from the Mac App Store to give Mountain Lion a paso

However, if you have already purchased Lion, you will have no problem obtaining it , as the system download is only available on the Mac App Store for those who have not yet made a purchase. The hardware is not yet known, but it will probably no longer be available for sale.

But not all OS X users are happy with this decision. Those Snow Leopard users who don’t have a Mountain Lion-compatible computer but do have a Lion-compatible computer find themselves in a complicated situation. As Lion has been removed from the Mac App Store and probably also from the physical version these users who want to upgrade their Mac with Snow Leopard to Lion will not be able to do so, as there is no purchase option – forcing them to resort to piracy – and no easy method to upgrade their Mac.

Personally does not seem to me the most appropriate decision , since it cancels the possibility of updating the OS X of an important sector of the users. I think it would have been better to leave both systems available for sale so that the user can choose what suits him best. And do you think the decision made by the Apple guys is fair?

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