OS X Mountain Lion boasts over 200 new features in this release, some of which include iCloud and facebook integration for a more seamless experience between multiple devices.
Some notable changes in this release include the all new messages app that replaces iChat and brings iMessage to the Mac.
Facebook becomes integrated to allow you to post pictures and comments directly from your apps. Facebook can also be tied into the new Notification Center that holds important information like system updates, email alerts, and reminders.
A game center has also made it into Mountain Lion which is great because it allows you to be able to play live multiplayer games on your Mac with other Apple devices like the iPhone or iPad. A feature called Power Nap will keep your system and apps up to date while your Mac is asleep.
AirPlay Mirroring, that allows you to wirelessly send an up to a 1080p secure stream of what’s on your Mac to an HDTV using Apple TV, or send audio to a receiver or speakers that use AirPlay. Dictation was added as well which will allow you to dictate text anywhere you can enter text.
GateKeeper will keep you safe when downloading apps and give you alerts when you attempt to install and app from a developer that dose not have a Developer ID.
Mountain Lion is available as an upgrade from Lion or Snow Leopard for $19.99.
The new OS was released on July 25, 2012 and has already surpassed 3 million downloads.