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The list of Apple codenames covers the codenames given to products by Apple Inc. during development. The codenames are often used internally only, normally to maintain secrecy of the project. Occasionally a codename may become the released product's name. Most of Apple's codenames from the 1980s and 1990s are provided by the book Apple Confidential 2.0.[1]

Accessories[]

Apple TV[]

Apple Watch[]

Apple A series processors[]

Apple A series processors' internal codenames are named after wind and weather patterns.[12]

Computers[]

Apple[]

Macintosh[]

eMac[]

  • Northern LightseMac (ATI Graphics)
  • P69eMac
  • Q86JeMac (2005)

iBook[]

iMac[]

Mac mini[]

Mac Pro[]

MacBook[]

MacBook Air[]
MacBook Pro[]

PowerBook[]

PowerMac[]

iPad[]

iPhone[]

[46]

iPod[]

Other[]

  • Brick – Apple's aluminum unibody manufacturing process
  • Garta & T288 – An augmented reality device & prototype [47]
  • Luck & Franc – Apple Glasses, an augmented reality device[48]
  • NexusRetail Store Initiative
  • Magnolia – Apple facility including a regenerative thermal oxidizer to reduce pollution[49]
  • TitanApple Car[49]

Software[]

Applications[]

audioOS[]

For use with HomePod

audioOS 11[]

Version Codename
11.0.2 Cinar
11.3 Emet
11.4 Fatsa
11.4.1 Gebze

audioOS 12[]

Version Codename
12.0-12.3 Peace

audioOS 13[]

Version Codename
13.2 - 13.3.1 Yukon
13.4 Yager

iOS[]

The codename convention for iOS are ski resorts.[52][17][55]

iOS 1[]

Version Codename
1.0 Alpine
1.0.1 SUHeavenlyJuly
1.0.2
1.1 Snowbird
1.1.1
1.1.2 Oktoberfest
1.1.3 Little Bear
1.1.4
1.1.5

iOS 2[]

Version Codename
2.0 Big Bear
2.0.1
2.0.2
2.1 Sugar Bowl
2.1.1
2.2 Timberline
2.2.1 SUTimberline

iOS 3[]

Version Codename
3.0 Kirkwood
3.0.1
3.1 Northstar
3.1.1
3.1.2
3.1.3 SUNorthstarTwo
3.2 Wildcat
3.2.1
3.2.2

iOS 4[]

Version Codename
4.0 Apex
4.0.1
4.0.2
4.1 Baker
4.2.1 Jasper
4.3 Durango
4.3.1
4.3.2
4.3.3
4.3.4
4.3.5

iOS 5[]

Version Codename
5.0 Telluride
5.0.1
5.1 Hoodoo
5.1.1

iOS 6[]

Version Codename
6.0 Sundance
6.0.1
6.0.2
6.1 Brighton
6.1.1
6.1.2
6.1.3 BrightonMaps
6.1.4
6.1.5
6.1.6

iOS 7[]

Version Codename
7.0 Innsbruck
7.0.1
7.0.2
7.0.3 InnsbruckTaos
7.0.4
7.0.5
7.0.6
7.1 Sochi
7.1.1 SUSochi
7.1.2 Sochi

iOS 8[]

Version Codename
8.0 Okemo
8.0.1
8.0.2
8.1 OkemoTaos
8.1.1 SUOkemoTaos
8.1.2
8.1.3 SUOkemoTaosTwo
8.2 OkemoZurs
8.3 Stowe
8.4 Copper
8.4.1 Donner

iOS 9[]

Version Codename
9.0 Monarch
9.0.1
9.0.2
9.1 Boulder
9.2 Castlerock
9.2.1 Dillon
9.3 Eagle
9.3.1
9.3.2 Frisco
9.3.3 Genoa
9.3.4
9.3.5

iOS 10[]

Version Codename
10.0.1 Whitetail
10.0.2
10.1 Butler
10.1.1
10.2 Corry
10.2.1 Dubois
10.3 Erie
10.3.1
10.3.2 Franklin
10.3.3 Greensburg

iOS 11[]

Version Codename
11.0 Tigris
11.0.1
11.0.2
11.0.3
11.1 Bursa
11.1.1
11.1.2
11.2 Cinar
11.2.1
11.2.2
11.2.5 Dalaman
11.2.6
11.3 Emet
11.3.1
11.4 Fatsa
11.4.1 Gebze

iOS 12[]

Version Codename
12.0-12.4.8 Peace

iOS 13[]

Version Codename
13.0-13.6 Yukon

iOS 14[]

Version Codename
14.0 Azul

Mac OS System[]

Mac OS System is often cited as having multiple codenames.

Mac OS and Mac OS Server[]

The codename convention for Mac OS 8, 9, and Mac OS X Server 1.0 mostly follow musical terminology.

Mac OS 8 and 9[]

Mac OS X Server[]

Mac OS X[]

The public releases of Mac OS X were named after big cats and California landmarks; however, the internal codenames have also been named after wine varieties.[56]

macOS[]

Public release names for macOS are named after landmarks in California,[62] however the internal codenames naming convention follows after varieties of apples.[56]

tvOS[]

tvOS 9[]

Version Codename
9.0 MonarchTide
9.0.1
9.1 Tilden
9.1.1 Noble
9.2 Angora
9.2.1 Fern
9.2.2 Gilmore

tvOS 10[]

Version Codename
10.0 Union
10.0.1 Bugle
10.1 Clementine
10.1.1 Diamond
10.2 Emerald
10.2.1 Florence
10.2.2 Gold

tvOS 11[]

Version Codename
11.0 Topaz
11.1 Bass
11.2 Coyote
11.2.1
11.2.5 Dixon
11.2.6
11.3 Eaton
11.4 Francis
11.4.1 Grant

tvOS 12[]

Version Codename
12.0-12.4.1 Hope

tvOS 13[]

Version Codename
13.0-13.4.5 Yager

watchOS[]

  • watchOS often follows the codename convention for beaches.[52][65]
  • Betas - all betas carry the following codenames, succeeded by the word "Seed". For example, watchOS 3.2 beta is known as ElectricSeed.
  • Burrito – Apple Watch sleep tracking (rumored, upcoming)[66]

watchOS 1[]

Version Codename
1.0 SkiHill
1.0.1 Bucket

watchOS 2[]

Version Codename
2.0 Bondi
2.0.1 Atlantic
2.1 Bahar
2.2 Angora
2.2.1 Fish
2.2.2 Goldfish

watchOS 3[]

Version Codename
3.0 Daytona
3.1 Blowfish
3.1.1 Catfish
3.1.3 Dogfish
3.2 Electric
3.2.2 Firefish
3.2.3 Ghostfish

watchOS 4[]

Version Codename
4.0 Fortune
4.1 Beluga
4.2 Catamaran
4.2.2 Dolphin
4.2.3
4.3 Emperor
4.3.1 Ferry
4.3.1 Gull

watchOS 5[]

Version Codename
5.0-5.3 Glory

watchOS 6[]

Version Codename
6.0-6.2.5 Grace

Technologies[]

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