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Leopard vs Vista: operating systems compared

In pictures: Mac OS X 10.5 vs Windows Vista

Whenever Apple rolls out a new release of its Mac OS X operating system, it always seems to cram in a few useful applications and interface features that eventually force their way into Windows. Now Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard is here, let's look through its key features and see how Windows Vista measures up.

A nice take on folders

Folders

While Vista's Explorer is hardly a model of uncluttered efficiency, it does contain some nice touches. Many files appear with helpful thumbnails for icons, and folders display little piles of thumbnails that offer a quick visual clue as to what's inside them.


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