Apple .Mac 5.0

Apple .Mac 5.0
  • Platform: Mac
  • Manufacturer: Apple
  • Type: Retail Boxed, Full Edition
  • MPN: MA927Z/A
  • Stock Code: 264191
  • More: Apple .Mac
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Our Price: $256.34

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Product Description

Extend your iLife. Only with .Mac. With online tools that work seamlessly with iLife and Mac OS X, .Mac makes doing amazing things on the Internet elegantly simple. There's no better way to take your Mac experience to the Internet.

Apple .Mac 5.0 includes:

  • Web Gallery
  • Website Hosting
  • IMAP Mail
  • Groups
  • Sync
  • iDisk
  • Backup
  • 10GB Storage

Web Gallery.
A beautiful way to share photos and movies.
With .Mac and iLife '08, you can share high-quality photos and movies with friends and family directly from iPhoto and iMovie. There's no easier or more stunning way to show off your pictures and video online.

Easy photo sharing from iPhoto '08.
Put your photos online with a few clicks. Just select the event you want to share in iPhoto '08, click Web Gallery, and the rest is automatic. iPhone Web Vallery .Mac and iPhoto showcase your photos on a gorgeous web page, neatly organized by album. You can even add password protection to manage who sees your photos.

Your photos. In all their glory.
Your friends and family view your photos in a beautiful Web Gallery. They can skim albums to see what's inside, select an album, and choose viewing options such as grid, slideshow, mosaic, or carousel. And with automatic resizing, your photos adjust instantly to fit the browser window.

Visitors to your Web Gallery can download high-resolution copies of their favorite photos, or entire albums in a single Zip file.

Print-quality downloads with a click.
If you choose to allow it, visitors to your Web Gallery can download high-resolution copies of their favorite photos, or entire albums in a single Zip file. Your photos download in large format, suitable for printing at up to 16 by 20 inches.

Contributions are welcome.
Yours isn't the only camera at your kid's game. With .Mac Web Gallery, you can get the shots you wish you had by allowing friends to contribute their photos. They can do it right from their browser or via email. And whenever new photos are added, they sync to your iPhoto '08 library.

No better way to share movies.
.Mac Web Gallery lets you share movies directly from iMovie '08. Visitors can view them on the web in several sizes, including a large format that is better than DVD quality. And they can download versions of your video optimized for viewing on iPhone, iPod, or a large screen with Apple TV.

Great iPhone experience.
.Mac Web Gallery is fully integrated with iPhone, so you can view all your photos and movies from wherever you are, and even post photos right from your iPhone.

Website Hosting.
Amazing websites. Amazingly Simple.
With iWeb and .Mac, expressing yourself online is easy. You can create a custom website, blog, or podcast in minutes and publish it to .Mac with a single click. And iWeb '08 lets you add content like Google Maps and even use your own domain name.

Simply create your site, click Publish, and it's online.

Put it online with a click.
.Mac is built to work seamlessly with iWeb. You simply create your site, click Publish, and it's online. There are no settings or configurations to remember--.Mac does it all behind the scenes. So all you see is beautiful results.

Stunning sites and blogs made easy.
With iWeb, you can create a great-looking website in minutes, or express yourself with your own blog. Simply choose from a wide selection of Apple-designed themes, customize your page with photos and text, and you're done. Or, with one-click theme switching in iWeb '08, you can experiment all you like.

Wonderful web widgets.
Using iWeb '08, you can include live content from other sites in your .Mac site. iWeb widgets Select Google Maps, Google AdSense, or Web Gallery widgets right in iWeb '08, or add an HTML snippet from another site, such as YouTube.

My name is URL.
By popular demand, .Mac now lets you use your own domain name when you publish from iWeb '08. It's an easy way to give your site or blog the ultimate personal touch.

Stay in touch from anywhere.
At home or on the road, you're always connected. .Mac Mail gives you ad-free email that stays with you and stays in sync, no matter where you check your email.

On your Mac. On the web. On your iPhone.
.Mac integrates with the Mail application on your Mac, so setup is a snap. On the go?.Mac Mail works seamlessly with iPhone too. Or use .Mac webmail, with features like drag-and-drop filing, attachments, and a message pane. No matter where you are, you'll always feel right at home.

IMAP keeps it all in sync.
Unlike most email services, .Mac Mail uses the IMAP protocol, which means that no matter where you check your email, it's always in sync. Let's say you read your mail and delete some messages in webmail. Then when you check Mail back on your Mac, messages you've read are marked as read, deleted files stay deleted, and saved draft messages are right there.

Ad-free. All the time.
.Mac Mail is also ad-free. That means that you won't see banner ads in your Mail page, and ads won't be added to your messages. What's more, your messages won't be scanned for advertising purposes.

Peace of mind via email.
.Mac Mail automatically scans incoming and outgoing messages for viruses. Images from unknown sources are not loaded unless you allow it. You also get extra privacy measures such as enhanced spam filtering and the ability to create up to five email aliases. And with a 20MB attachment capacity, you have even more flexibility in sending and receiving your mail.

.Mac Groups.
Keep everyone on the same page.
Do you have a club or team? Create a group website complete with your own group email address and iDisk folder. .Mac Groups makes keeping the gang together a snap.

Keep the group up to speed on important dates with your own group calendar.

Group email keeps everyone in the loop.
Sometimes it's hard to get everyone coordinated. Not anymore. Your .Mac Group has its own email address, making it easy to communicate with the whole gang. Email sent to this address goes to the entire group, and messages are posted automatically on the group page.

Shared group calendar.
Keep the group up to speed on important dates with your own group calendar. Members can view the calendar online anytime and even subscribe to automatic iCal updates.

A website for your group.
With .Mac Groups, your group has its own great-looking site where members can get updates, see the group calendar, find a link to a Web Gallery album, and more. So whether it's a club, a sports team, or your family, you have a place online that's all your own.

Anyone can join.
Group members don't have to be .Mac members--.Mac Groups are open to anyone, Mac and PC users alike. And because .Mac Groups integrates with your Address Book online, sending invitations to new members is a snap. You can also allow the rest of the group to refer new members.

Keep the group up to speed on important dates with your own group calendar.

All your Macs in perfect harmony.
Sync bookmarks, calendars, contacts, and more across multiple Mac computers. With a .Mac membership, you always have the same up-to-date information at your fingertips--and the same great experience on all your Macs.

Keep multiple Mac computers in sync.
Find yourself using more than one Mac? .Mac Sync can make them all feel like home, with all your bookmarks, calendars, keychain passwords, contacts, and more. Just tell .Mac what to sync, and it does the rest.

Simply integrated.
.Mac Sync is built right into Mac OS X Tiger, which makes setup easy. Click the .Mac Sync preferences and choose the personal information you want to sync. You can set .Mac to sync automatically. Or add the Sync icon to your menu bar and sync manually only when you need to.

Your personal hard disk online.
.Mac iDisk lets you store, access, and share large files with drag-and-drop simplicity. And with ample online storage, even huge files are no problem.

Store large files. Access them anywhere.
With .Mac, you get your own online storage space called iDisk, perfect for safeguarding important documents or exchanging large files up to 2GB in size. Say you need to move a big file or folder from your computer at work to your computer at home. You simply drag it to your iDisk and it will be waiting for you when you get home. That's all there is to it. If you have a PC, use a browser to view or add files to your iDisk.

Integrated with Mac OS X.
Because iDisk is built into the core of Mac OS X, accessing it on your Mac is as easy as opening a Finder window. Just drag and drop the file you need, and access it from any computer connected to the Internet.

Share and share alike.
Your iDisk Public folder makes exchanging files with friends a no-brainer. Drop in the files you want to share, and your friends can access them anywhere. They can even post their own files to your iDisk. If you like, you can also add password protection to limit access to your folder. So you and your friends can share files to your heart's content.

Protect your memories with a click.
If it's worth remembering, it's worth protecting. That's why every .Mac membership includes Backup 3 software. With just a click, you can keep your music, photos, and other important documents safe and sound.

.Mac Backup helps you back up important files with regular, preset plans.

Pick a plan and rest easy.
You know you should back up your files. .Mac Backup helps you back up important files with regular, preset plans. Simply choose a plan, choose a schedule, and you're done. You can back up personal settings like passwords and bookmarks, music and movies you've purchased, or your entire home folder. Doing the right thing has never been simpler.

Customize your peace of mind.
Want to customize your plan? Double-click it and you can change the schedule, add or delete items to back up, and even change the destination. You can back up to iDisk, CD or DVD, or your external drive.

Easy offsite storage with iDisk.
Protect your most important files by backing them up online to iDisk. Your documents will be safe, and you can restore them from iDisk using .Mac Backup.

Save time with incremental backups.
With .Mac Backup, each successive backup updates only data that's changed since the last backup, so your backups go quickly. And should you ever need to restore data, the History feature lets you go back to a specific date.

10 GB Storage.
Room to share. Room to spare.
Need a little elbow room online? .Mac now gives members 10 times the amount of online storage as before. So you can email, share, exchange, and back up to your heart's content.

More room for email, photos, and movies.
With 10GB of combined email and file storage, a .Mac Basic Membership feels anything but "basic." Now every .Mac member has plenty of room for files, email, photos, movies, or whatever. It's the easiest way to spread your wings online.

Family-size storage.
If you buy the .Mac Family Pack, it gets even better. Your master account comes with 10GB of email and file storage, and each of your four sub-accounts also gets a generous 2.5GB. Now the whole family has plenty of room to email, share, and back up. If only car trips worked the same way.

Specifications / System Requirements

Distribution MediaDVD-ROM
Package TypeRetail Boxed Package
License PricingStandard
License TypeComplete Package
License Quantity1 User
System Requirements:
Operating SystemMac OS X v10.3.9 or 10.4.3 or later (Mac OS X v10.4.10 recommended)
Min RAM256 MB
Peripheral DevicesDVD-ROM drive
Other Software RequirementsBroadband Internet connection recommended.

Extra Details

System Requirements:

  • Mac computer with Mac OS X v10.3.9 or v10.4.3 or later (Mac OS X v10.4.10 recommended)
  • Some features require Mac OS X v10.4 Tiger and iLife ’08, available separately.
  • 256MB of RAM
  • Internet access requires a compatible ISP; fees may apply. Broadband Internet connection recommended.
  • Recommended browsers: Safari 1.3 or later, Firefox 1.0.4 or later, or Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or later; Safari 2.0 or later, Firefox 1.5, or Internet Explorer 7.0 or later recommended for Web Gallery.
  • Activation keys must be used within 9 months of purchase.


Product information, specifications, and compatibility are for advisory purposes only, and is the buyers full responsibility to verify with the manufacturer prior to ordering.