Mountain Lion is Free for Recently Purchased Macs


If you recently purchased the MacBook Pro 15" Retina display, or another of Apple's latest offers, you probably qualify for the Up to Date Program.

It takes just a few minutes to complete the registration. Once you've been approved (usually within 24 hours), you'll receive a code that you can use in the Mac App Store to download Mountain Lion. Keep in mind that your order must be entered by August 24, 2012.

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Hi Derrick,

I filled out the Up-to-Date form yesterday morning and as of this afternoon I have not heard anything back from Apple. Been reading over the Internet that it may take up to 72 hours to receive the code.

In the mean time I have been able to up date Aperture to 3.3.2, iMovie, iWork and so on. So at least I am ready when every I receive the code information for Mountain Lion.

By the way I am really enjoying this new MacBook Pro Retina Display.



Yes, Stu, it is looking more like 72 hours :(

Took just shy of 72 hrs to get my Mom's ML Upgrade code. What worried me was the update terms and conditions say you need to send an email with a copy of the sales receipt but I never got any address to send it to. But eventually the upgrade code arrived without sending anything to Apple.