Apple releases OS X 10.8.5 supplemental update, iTunes 11.1.1

OS X Mavericks may be on the horizon, but don’t think we’re done with Mountain Lion quite yet. Late on Thursday, Apple released OS X 10.8.5 Supplemental Update 1.0, along with iTunes 11.1.1.

The Supplemental Update fixes a few issues with Mountain Lion, including a problem that might prevent some apps from using the FaceTime HD camera when running on a mid-2013 MacBook Air. Also patched are a pair of sleep issues: one where external drives were ejected after the computer went to sleep, and another where HDMI audio wouldn’t work right after the computer was woken up. Finally, there’s also a fix for problems with certain USB Bluetooth adapters.

Other than its lovely mono-numeric version number, iTunes 11.1.1 fixes a problem where podcasts were deleted, patches an issue where iTunes Extras displayed incorrectly, and improves stability. We could all use a little improved stability in our lives, right?

Both updates are, as of this writing, available via Software Update on eligible computers.

To comment on this article and other Macworld content, visit our Facebook page or our Twitter feed.
Shop Tech Products at Amazon