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Goodbye To 32-bit Applications

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Richard Serkes
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Goodbye To 32-bit Applications

Post by Richard Serkes » Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:47 am

A recent article on CultOfMac says that Apple will not allow 32-bit applications to run on the MacOS after High Sierra. Apple has already notified developers that they need to update their older 32-bit apps to 64-bit ASAP and Apple has stopped accepting new applications for sale in the App Store if they're not 64-bit.

I have a couple older 32-bit programs that I use extensively. If the developers don't upgrade the programs I'm not sure what I'll do. There are obvious solutions with external drives loaded with High Sierra and the older program but having to reboot to another drive and then reboot again back to my Mac's internal drive is a nuisance.
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Re: Goodbye To 32-bit Applications

Post by Stephen Hart » Thu Apr 12, 2018 1:22 pm

It's sometimes a pain to find a replacement for an app that's no longer being updated. But sometimes it works out for the best. Case in point the painful transition I made from QuicKeys to Keyboard Maestro. Now that I'm adjusted to the change, I use KM extensively.
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