More Than 200 Apps Will Not Be Compatible with macOS Catalina

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Third-party iOS developer and Apple blogger Steve Moser who runs the latest version of macOS Catalina, has just published a list of apps which will not be compatible with Apple’s upcoming update.

Moser’s list includes 235 apps on his website, The Tape Drive, while testing the Catalina beta in June.

In addition, the developer highlighted some major apps which would be affected by Catalina, including QuickBooks 2015, Creative Cloud, and a whole host of antivirus applications.

Among the apps that won’t be compatible with macOS Catalina are also some older versions of Transmit, Box Sync, SugarSync, 1Password, Default Folder X, iStats Menu, Parallels, and VMWare Fusion.

Apple presented macOS 10.15 Catalina at WWDC in June, this year. The new operating system will be the first to feature Sidecar – a multi-screen service allowing users to transform their iPad into a second screen and work with two displays.

The other major improvements to macOS Catalina will be the brand new apps replacing iTunes, Screen Time, Voice Control, Find My MacBook, etc.

macOS Catalina is expected to launch this September, however, the public beta is already open to download.

The good news for Apple users is that every Mac which can run Mojave will be able to update to Catalina. The full device compatibility with macOS Catalina is listed below:

  • MacBook: From 2015 and later

  • iMac: From 2012 and later

  • MacBook Air: From 2012 and later

  • iMac Pro: From 2017 and later

  • MacBook Pro: From 2012 and later

  • Mac Pro: From 2013 and later

  • Mac mini: From 2012 and later

The complete list of the incompatible or affected apps by macOS Catalina, you can find out here.

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