Apple has seeded Mac OS X 10.7.3 build 11D33 to testers (not developers yet). Apple asks these testers (full release notes after the break) to focus on the Mac OS X Address Book application, iCal, Mail, Spotlight, and Safari. Apple says there are no known issues with this build. The 11d33 build will likely make its way to registered Mac developers soon.

Apple says this build can install as a delta update to the previous beta builds labeled 11D16 and 11D24. Apple should release 10.7.3 to the public fairly soon as sources say Apple is nearly done with work on Mac OS X 10.7.3 save for any last minute hiccups in the final rounds of testing. Like most point upgrades to major OS X versions, 10.7.3 focuses on bug fixes, performance, and minor enhancements.

Installation Information

You will not be able to revert back to your previous system after updating. Please install this update on a system or partition you are prepared to erase if necessary. As this is a pre-release build, it is not advisable to use this software on a production system with information on it that you depend on for your business. You need to understand the OS X Lion Instructions for reinstalling the OS. Please read this entire article before installing the software update,http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4718.
REVERSIONERS ARE NO LONGER REQUIRED – The 11D33 Delta and Combo will install on top of the previous 11D16 and 11D24 seeds as well as our previous GMed systems.

Software Update Delta Installation

Install the delta version of OS X 10.7.3, 11D33 on your OS X 10.7.2 11C74 GM Build. Detailed Installation information can be found on the AppleSeed Discussion Board.

SoftwareUpdate Combo Installation

Install the combo version of OS X 10.7.3, 11D33 on your OS X 10.7.0, 10.7.1, or 10.7.2 GM Builds. Detailed Installation information can be found on the AppleSeed Discussion Board.

Known Issues
• N/A

Focus Areas
• Address Book
• iCal
• Mail
• Spotlight
• Safari

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