Apple Warns macOS Users to Move Away From 32-Bit Applications

Companies are actively trying to push developers and users towards 64-bit apps as this has more or less become the standard now for both mobile and computing devices. Apple decided to ditch support for 32-bit devices with iOS 11 and it promised to make a similar move for Mac apps as well. The company has now started informing Mac users that 32-bit app support is going to end in the near future. Apple made the initial announcement during its Platform State of the Union keynote at WWDC 2017. It told developers that macOS High Sierra would be the latest iteration of macOS to have support for 32-bit apps “without compromises.”New apps that were to be submitted to the Mac App Store in January 2018 had to be of the 64-bit variety and developers would also have to upgrade all existing apps in the App Store to 64-bit by June 2018 if they wanted their apps to remain approved for listing. The company has now started warning Mac users this week that 32-bit apps support in macOS will end soon. A one-time al

Apple Warns macOS Users to Move Away From 32-Bit Applications

Apple is warning users that 32-bit apps are now non-optimized. Is a 64-bit transition imminent? The post Apple Warns macOS Users to Move Away From 32-Bit Applications appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Thu 12 Apr 18 from Extremetech

Apple Begins Notifying macOS Users That 32-bit App Support Is Ending

Apple has begun notifying macOS users that 32-bit applications will not work on future versions of the operating system. It's not clear when exactly Apple will phase out support completely, ...

Thu 12 Apr 18 from HotHardware

Apple Now Informing Mac Users About 32-Bit App Support Ending

Companies are actively trying to push developers and users towards 64-bit apps as this has more or less become the standard now for both mobile and computing devices. Apple decided to ditch ...

Thu 12 Apr 18 from Ubergizmo

Apple warns Mac users that 32-bit apps will soon stop working

Starting tomorrow, you'll see an alert box when you open a 32-bit app in MacOS 10.13.4. The one-time-per-app warning is designed to encourage users -- and developers -- to update ...

Thu 12 Apr 18 from Engadget

Apple warns Mac users that 32-bit app support is ending

Apple will start warning Mac users this week that 32-bit app support in macOS is coming to an end. Ars Technica notes that Mac users running macOS 10.13.4 will receive a one-time ...

Thu 12 Apr 18 from The Verge

Apple now will warn you if your Mac has old, 32-bit apps - CNET

The company's computer operating system has been moving to more advanced technology, though MacOS High Sierra and at least the next version of Apple's software will still support older apps.

Wed 11 Apr 18 from CNET

Apple has begun notifying macOS users of coming 32-bit app incompatibility

Warnings have started, but 32-bit support will likely continue for many months.

Wed 11 Apr 18 from Arstechnica

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