Apple today released Mac OS X 10.3.5 via the Software Update preference pane. According to the release notes, the update delivers enhanced functionality and improved reliability for Mac OS X 10.3 (Panther) and is recommended for all users.

Key enhancements include:

    • Improved support for NTFS formatted volumes

    • Improved reliability for user logins and mounting of home directories in a networked environment

    • Updated ATI and NVIDIA graphics drivers

    • Improved Bluetooth compatibility for Apple Wireless Keyboard/Mouse and Bluetooth phones

    • Additional FireWire and USB device compatibility

    • Improved font management

    • Updated Mail and Image Capture applications

    • Improved compatibility for third party applications

    • Previous standalone security updates