Rhapsody (operating system)

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Rhapsody was the name given to Apple Computer's next-generation operating system. Apple got the Rhapsody operating system when they bought NeXT Inc. from Steve Jobs for $425 million.[1] The same year Apple released Rhapsody to software developers so they could create versions of their software for the next release of the Apple operating system.[2] But a key software vendor, Adobe Systems, did not like Apple's plan for the new OS.[2] Without Adobe supporting them Apple decided not to go ahead with Rhapsody.[2] Rhapsody was replaced by OS X, scheduled for 1999.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 John Markoff (12 May 1998). "Rhapsody's Out, OS X In, in Shift Of Gear at Apple". The New York Times. Retrieved 7 December 2015.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Benj Edwards. "Looking back at OS X's origins". Macworld. Retrieved 6 December 2015.