A few days ago we reported that developer seeding was about to start for Mac OS X Lion, this went live yesterday when the new MacBook Pro was released on the Apple Store. We have already covered a few details on some of the features, but today we have the official video showing the new gestures from Mac OS X Lion
You will know right away that Apple looked to the iPad for inspiration to bring the feel to all Mac OS X devices, and it is the Multi-Touch gestures that stand out the most. The Multi-Touch experience is said to be more fluid and very responsive, something that we have come to expect from Apple, as they were the ones who offered the ultimate touch experience to the smartphone with the iPhone back in 2007.
Features that Mac OS X users will be pleased to see on Lion are page and image zoom, rubber-band scrolling and also full-screen swiping; all these features will make you feel closer and more in control of your OS and the computer itself. Certain tasks will now be much easier, such as switching from one application to another, as well as zooming in on a webpage.
Having owned a MacBook Air for a year and half I loved the multi-touch features, but some of them are still in their basic form, and it will not be until we take ownership of Mac OS X Lion that this feature will truly come to life.
Watch the official video below, and let us know what you are looking forward to the most from this Mac operating system update?