Mac OS X Design Evolution

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Mac OS X Logos/Source: wikipedia.org

Mac OS X 10.0 Cheetah (2001)

Mac OS X 10.0 Cheetah welcome screen (2001)

Mac OS X 10.0 Cheetah welcome screen (2001)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Mac OS X 10.0 Cheetah desktop (2001)

Mac OS X 10.0 Cheetah desktop (2001)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Mac OS X 10.0 Cheetah About dialog (2001)

Mac OS X 10.0 Cheetah About dialog (2001)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Mac OS X 10.0 Cheetah desktop (2001)

Mac OS X 10.0 Cheetah desktop (2001)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Mac OS X 10.0 Cheetah login screen (2001)

Mac OS X 10.0 Cheetah login screen (2001)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Mac OS X 10.0 Cheetah Chess (2001)

Mac OS X 10.0 Cheetah Chess (2001)
Source: 512pixels.net

Mac OS X 10.0 Cheetah Finder (2001)

Mac OS X 10.0 Cheetah Finder (2001)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Mac OS X 10.0 Cheetah IE Browser app (2001)

Mac OS X 10.0 Cheetah IE Browser app (2001)
Source: 512pixels.net

Mac OS X 10.0 Cheetah System Preferences (2001)

Mac OS X 10.0 Cheetah System Preferences (2001)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Mac OS X 10.0 Cheetah General Preferences (2001)

Mac OS X 10.0 Cheetah General Preferences (2001)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Mac OS X 10.0 Cheetah Installation screen (2001)

Mac OS X 10.0 Cheetah Installation screen (2001)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Mac OS X 10.3 Panther (2003)

Mac OS X 10.3 Panther welcome screen (2003)

Mac OS X 10.3 Panther welcome screen (2003)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Mac OS X 10.3 Panther welcome screen (2003)

Mac OS X 10.3 Panther welcome screen (2003)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Mac OS X 10.3 Panther About dialog (2003)

Mac OS X 10.3 Panther About dialog (2003)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Mac OS X 10.3 Panther desktop (2003)

Mac OS X 10.3 Panther desktop (2003)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Mac OS X 10.3 Panther desktop (2003)

Mac OS X 10.3 Panther desktop (2003)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Mac OS X 10.3 Panther Finder (2003)

Mac OS X 10.3 Panther Finder (2003)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Mac OS X 10.3 Panther System Preferences (2003)

Mac OS X 10.3 Panther System Preferences (2003)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Mac OS X 10.3 Panther Desktop Preferences (2003)

Mac OS X 10.3 Panther Desktop Preferences (2003)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Mac OS X 10.3 Panther iTunes app (2003)

Mac OS X 10.3 Panther iTunes app (2003)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Mac OS X 10.3 Panther Installation screen (2003)

Mac OS X 10.3 Panther Installation screen (2003)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard (2009)

Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard About dialog (2009)

Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard About dialog (2009)
Source: 512pixels.net

Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard desktop (2009)

Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard desktop (2009)
Source: 512pixels.net

Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard Dashboard (2009)

Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard Dashboard (2009)
Source: 512pixels.net

Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard Exposé (2009)

Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard Exposé (2009)
Source: 512pixels.net

Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard Front Row (2009)

Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard Front Row (2009)
Source: 512pixels.net

Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard Stacks (2009)

Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard Stacks (2009)
Source: 512pixels.net

Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard iTunes app (2009)

Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard iTunes app (2009)
Source: 512pixels.net

Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard Finder (2009)

Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard Finder (2009)
Source: 512pixels.net

Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard Finder Cover Flow (2009)

Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard Finder Cover Flow (2009)
Source: 512pixels.net

Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard System Preferences (2009)

Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard System Preferences (2009)
Source: 512pixels.net

Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard System Installation screen (2009)

Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard System Installation screen (2009)
Source: 512pixels.net

Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks (2013)

Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks About dialog (2013)

Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks About dialog (2013)
Source: 512pixels.net

Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks desktop (2013)

Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks desktop (2013)
Source: theverge.com

Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks Stacks (2013)

Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks Stacks (2013)
Source: 512pixels.net

Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks Applications (2013)

Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks Applications (2013)
Source: 512pixels.net

Mac OS X 10.9 iTunes 11 app (2013)

Mac OS X 10.9 iTunes 11 app (2013)
Source: 512pixels.net

Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks Finder (2013)

Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks Finder (2013)
Source: 512pixels.net

Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks Maps app (2013)

Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks Maps app (2013)
Source: 512pixels.net

Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks System Preferences (2013)

Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks System Preferences (2013)
Source: 512pixels.net

Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks Installation screen (2013)

Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks Installation screen (2013)
Source: lifewire.com

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite - Flat Design (2014)

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite welcome screen (2014)

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite welcome screen (2014)
Source: idownloadblog.com

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite About dialog (2014)

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite About dialog (2014)
Source: 512pixels.net

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite Today desktop feature (2014)

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite Today desktop feature (2014)
Source: theverge.com

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite dark mode (2014)

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite dark mode (2014)
Source: ifrick.ch

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite App Store (2014)

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite App Store (2014)
Source: 512pixels.net

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite App switching (2014)

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite App switching (2014)
Source: 512pixels.net

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite Finder - Applications (2014)

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite Finder - Applications (2014)
Source: 512pixels.net

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite Finder Cover Flow (2014)

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite Finder Cover Flow (2014)
Source: 512pixels.net

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite System Preferences (2014)

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite System Preferences (2014)
Source: 512pixels.net

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite General Preferences (2014)

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite General Preferences (2014)
Source: 512pixels.net

Mac OS X 10.10 Installation screen (2014)

Mac OS X 10.10 Installation screen (2014)
Source: lifewire.com

macOS 10.14 Mojave - Hello Dark Mode (2018)

macOS 10.14 Mojave About dialog (2018)

macOS 10.14 Mojave About dialog (2018)
Source: 512pixels.net

macOS 10.14 Mojave Dark Mode desktop (2018)

macOS 10.14 Mojave Dark Mode desktop (2018)
Source: reddit.com

macOS 10.14 Mojave Light mode desktop (2018)

macOS 10.14 Mojave Light mode desktop (2018)
Source: 512pixels.net

macOS 10.14 light/dark mode chooser (2018)

macOS 10.14 light/dark mode chooser (2018)
Source: viewfromthepark.com

macOS 10.14 Mojave Mission Control (2018)

macOS 10.14 Mojave Mission Control (2018)
Source: 512pixels.net

macOS 10.14 Mojave Finder (2018)

macOS 10.14 Mojave Finder (2018)
Source: 512pixels.net

macOS 10.14 Mojave Finder - Gallery View (2018)

macOS 10.14 Mojave Finder - Gallery View (2018)
Source: 512pixels.net

macOS 10.14 Mojave System Preferences (2018)

macOS 10.14 Mojave System Preferences (2018)
Source: 512pixels.net

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