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 One other thing the windows binaries are missing is the Numeric or numpy Python
 packages. You can easily install this separately and it will allow you to use
 the pygame "surfarray" module. This module is optional, so there is no need
-to do this. There are binary installers from the Numeric download page.
-<a href="http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=1369">http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=1369</a>.  A Numeric for Windows python 2.5 can be found on the download page: <a href="http://www.pygame.org/download.shtml">http://www.pygame.org/download.shtml</a>.
-</p> <p>Numpy is newer than Numeric, so you should probably use that... 
- however both are not entirely compatible.  Instead of numpy you can also use PixelArray, which
- is built into pygame.</p></blockquote><br>
+to do this.  A Numeric for Windows python 2.5 can be found on the download page: <a href="http://www.pygame.org/download.shtml">http://www.pygame.org/download.shtml</a>.  There are older binary installers from the Numeric download page.
+<a href="http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=1369">http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=1369</a>.  
+</p> <p>PixelArray, which is built into pygame 1.8+, and is usually quite a lot faster is the recommended array implementation to use.  Numpy is newer than Numeric, however both are not entirely compatible.</p></blockquote><br>
 
 <big><b><u>Unix Binary Packages</u></b></big><blockquote><p>
 For many unix systems, the easiest way to install pygame is
 
 <big><b><u>Mac OS X Binaries</u></b></big><blockquote><p>
 For Mac OS X 10.3 and above, binary packages are available from
-pythonmac.org packages: <a href="http://www.pygame.org/download.shtml">http://www.pygame.org/download.shtml</a>
+<a href="http://www.pygame.org/download.shtml">http://www.pygame.org/download.shtml</a>
 </p><p>
 This package includes almost of the dependencies required for pygame
 (SDL, SDL_image, etc.), but you need PyObjC 1.2 or later, and may
-also want to get Numeric, numpy and PyOpenGL.
+also want to get Numeric, numpy and PyOpenGL.  A PyObjC 1.4 installer is also made available on the download page.
+</p><p>If you want to use the Apple system python, you will need to compile from source at this time - since most people prefer to leave the system python alone, and use the python downloaded from python.org.  See <a href="http://pygame.org/wiki/MacCompile">http://pygame.org/wiki/MacCompile</a> for current instructions for compiling from source on Mac OSX.
+</p><p>pygame is also available from the fink, and macports distributions.
 </p><p>
 To build self-contained pygame applications, you should use py2app.
 There is an example in: