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Technology Apple’s macOS Catalina update is coming today

20:20  07 october  2019
20:20  07 october  2019 Source:   theverge.com

MacOS Catalina update is killing off some apps. Here's what you can do

MacOS Catalina update is killing off some apps. Here's what you can do 32-bit apps will no longer be supported in the new version of MacOS.

Apple will today release macOS 10.15 Catalina , the latest major update to the company’ s Mac operating system. Catalina marks the end of iTunes as a fixture on Macs , with the app now broken into separate apps for Apple Music, Podcasts, and Apple TV. Everything iTunes did should be available

Apple ' s latest Mac operating system, macOS Catalina , will see a launch sometime in October, the company announced today following its iPhone-centric event. While iOS 13 and watchOS 6 will launch on Thursday, September 19, macOS Catalina will not be coming out at the same time.

Apple will today release macOS 10.15 Catalina, the latest major update to the company’s Mac operating system. Catalina marks the end of iTunes as a fixture on Macs, with the app now broken into separate apps for Apple Music, Podcasts, and Apple TV. Everything iTunes did should be available across these new, streamlined apps. Device syncing for iPhones and iPads has been moved to the Finder.

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The new release also introduces support for iPad apps on macOS through what Apple calls Project Catalyst, which could kick off a wave of software coming over from Apple’s tablets to its desktop and laptop computers.

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macOS Catalina gives users even more of what they love. Dedicated apps for music, TV, and podcasts, a whole new class of Mac apps, and The new Apple Music app is the ultimate music streaming experience on Mac .1 Explore a library of 50 million songs, discover new artists and tracks

Home for Apple TV+. Apple ’ s new premium streaming service brings you a wide range of exclusive macOS Catalina runs in a dedicated, read-only system volume — which means it is completely If your third-party software is incompatible with an update you just installed, use macOS Recovery to

Speaking of the iPad, Catalina also includes a new Sidecar feature, which allows iPads to be used as secondary displays for your Mac — both wirelessly and when plugged in. Sidecar supports the Apple Pencil, letting you work in the Mac versions of apps like Photoshop while using the stylus. You can also annotate screenshots or PDFs with the Pencil.

Other new additions include the debut of Screen Time on macOS and stricter privacy protections: apps must now ask for permission to access your desktop, documents, iCloud Drive, and external storage. One of my favorite small things in Catalina is Activation Lock. Now, any Macs that have a T2 security chip cannot be erased and reactivated without your Apple ID password. Here’s hoping Activation Lock on Mac becomes the same sort of theft deterrent it has for the iPhone.

The macOS 10.15 Catalina update is a free download, and it can be installed by clicking on the Apple icon in the upper left corner of your screen, choosing system preferences, and then selecting software update.

Serato's DJ software is ready for macOS Catalina .
One downside about using your Mac to DJ is that every system update carries some risk of incompatibility or error, and the recent change to Catalina was more drastic than others. That's because Apple forcibly ejected iTunes in favor of splitting duties between more iOS-like Music, Podcasts and TV apps. While most people could move on with a few adjustments, DJ software that linked to iTunes for indexing and creating playlists of music needed an update to deal with the new system.Now Serato has announced that DJ Pro 2.3 and DJ Lite 1.3 are compatible with macOS Catalina, ready to load their libraries automatically from the new Music app.

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