Mac user, Jim Dalrymple on CNET:
Mac OS X Snow Leopard has been available for one week, and for the most part, users are reporting very few problems upgrading. While not everyone is thrilled with the way Apple handled the release, it turns out that Snow Leopard is Apple’s most compatible operating system release ever.
What did Mac user, Jim Dalrymple find out about Apple’s compatibility checking that Windows user Adrian Kingsley-Hughes did not?
Apple not only tracked many of the most widely-used apps, they tracked many of the shareware apps, as well. If an application exhibited problems, the developers were notified of the incompatibility and were offered help to make it Snow Leopard-compliant.
It’s been my experience, and that of many other heavy duty Mac users, that Snow Leopard (Snowy) has been the easiest, least problematic install of a new Mac OS ever. It’s not without problems. Fireworks and Photoshop crash when quitting. And, uh, well, um…