OS X Mountain Lion’s golden master version was released today, signaling that the release of OS X Mountain Lion to the public is very near. OS X Mountain Lion will be available in the Mac App Store as a digital download for $19.99 sometime this July. In preparation for the nearing deadline for Apple’s new Mac-exclusive operating system, developers need to make sure that their applications will be compatible with the latest version of the operating system.
Apple is now letting application developers know via e-mail that it’s time to finish up their final OS X Mountain Lion testing and submit their applications to the Mac App Store:
Originally Posted by Apple
Not only will older Mac App Store applications need to be updated with support for OS X Mountain Lion, but new applications that are being built specifically for OS X Mountain Lion's new features also need to be submitted so that developers can get an early head start on selling their work. The release of OS X Mountain Lion will be a good catalyst for developers building applications for the platform since users will be searching around for cool new stuff to do with their machines on their new operating system.
Most of us probably can't wait for this new update to OS X.