Apple today released Mac OS X 10.3.6 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 file sharing for Mac (AFP), UNIX (NFS) and PC (SMB/CIFS) networks

    • More reliable network automounts and launch of network applications

    • Improved OpenGL technology and updated ATI and NVIDIA graphic drivers

    • Additional FireWire audio and USB device compatibility

    • Updated Calculator, DVD Player, Image Capture, and Safari applications

    • Improved compatibility for third party applications

    • Previous standalone security updates