XQuartz is an open-source projects that tries to bring to Mac OS X the X.org X Window System.
Apple has been shipping the X11.app with the operating system since Mac OS X 10.5 and XQuartz, including the supporting libraries and applications, is an alternative to that software package.
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· xterm patch #287
· xcb-proto 1.8
· libxcb 1.9: Fixes a deadlock in wine (#696)
· libXrandr 1.4.0
· pixman 0.28.2
· xorg-server 1.13.1 plus other patches
· Don't force discreet graphics (#654)
· Removed support for 15bit visuals which no longer work in Mountain Lion (#633)