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Topic: Mac OS X

Logic Pro X updated to take advantage of high core counts in the iMac Pro, future Mac Pro

12/14/2017, 11:12 am

Apple on Thursday issued an update to Logic Pro X, the firm's digital audio production tool, optimizing the performance of the software when used with the iMac Pro, as well as addressing an issue in High Sierra that prevented some users from working on their projects.

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Pro Video Formats macOS extension updated for new Final Cut Pro X support

12/14/2017, 09:12 am

Alongside the update to Final Cut Pro X, Apple has also made available a new version of the Pro Video Formats extension, with extension of MXF to not just QuickTime Player but other supported macOS applications, plus wider AVC-Intra support.

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Apple previews Final Cut Pro 10.4 update with 8K timeline alongside new iMac Pro

12/12/2017, 12:12 pm

In addition to giving testers a first look at the new iMac Pro desktop, Apple also supplied them with an upcoming release of Final Cut Pro X, which will add support for an 8K-resolution timeline and 8K ProRes files.

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iMac Pro testing shows 10-core model dramatically faster than any other Mac on intensive tasks

12/12/2017, 11:12 am

Two more iMac Pro impressions have been posted, with benchmarks from both showing massive gains in processing power in the iMac Pro over older models -- plus the inclusion of AVX-512 vector processing optimization in the W-series Xeon processor giving an added push to properly optimized apps.

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10-core Vega 64 iMac Pro first impressions video posted by prominent YouTuber MKBHD

12/12/2017, 09:12 am

Apple has granted YouTube video creator Marques Brownlee an iMac Pro, and he has published a video about his first week with the high-end device.

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Apple starts testing cycle anew with first macOS High Sierra 10.13.3 developer's beta

12/11/2017, 01:12 pm

Apple has launched a single beta for the next point updates of its operating systems, with the first developer's release of macOS High Sierra 10.13.3.

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Hands On: Keyboard Maestro 8.0.4 speeds up working on your Mac

12/10/2017, 11:12 am

The keyboard and keystroke automation tool update brings along more than 100 new and refined features.

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CrossOver 17 ships, lets Mac users run Windows versions of Microsoft Office 2016, Quicken 2017

12/07/2017, 02:12 pm

CodeWeavers has released a major update to CrossOver, a tool for running Windows application on macOS, with version 17.0.0 of the utility including support for Microsoft Office 2016 and Quicken 2017, among other improvements.

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macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 now available after a month of testing

12/06/2017, 01:12 pm

Apple is continuing the OS upgrade march it began on Saturday with a release of High Sierra 10.13.2, with improvements to compatibility for "certain" USB audio devices, and VoiceOver navigation while viewing PDFs.

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Updating to latest macOS 10.13.1 disables Apple's 'root' bug patch

12/01/2017, 08:12 pm

It appears Apple's quick fix for the recently discovered root user bug can be disabled by upgrading to macOS 10.13.1 from a previous version of the operating system, meaning users who do so are unwittingly reintroducing the glaring security hole.

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Apple reminds developers Mac apps must support 64-bit in 2018

12/01/2017, 05:12 pm

Come January 2018, new apps submitted to the Mac App Store must include 64-bit support as Apple progresses away from less efficient 32-bit code, while existing apps have until June of next year to include the same.

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Apple makes available sixth developer betas of iOS 11.2, macOS High Sierra 10.13.2

12/01/2017, 01:12 pm

Three days after the last release, Apple has issued the sixth beta releases of iOS 11.2 in conjunction with the sixth macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 beta now including a fix for the Root account generation exploit.

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Apple explains how to fix macOS High Sierra file sharing after security update breaks feature

11/29/2017, 08:11 pm

Though today's macOS High Sierra security update patched a critical root user bug, it introduced a problem that prevents Mac users from authenticating or connecting to file shares on their Mac.

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Apple issues macOS High Sierra update to fix password-less root vulnerability

11/29/2017, 11:11 am

Apple on Wednesday released a special security update for macOS High Sierra, solving a recently uncovered flaw which would let people gain root access without entering a password.

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Pixelmator Pro debuts with powerful image editing tools, machine learning tech

11/29/2017, 05:11 am

The developers behind popular image editing app Pixelmator on Tuesday released Pixelmator Pro for Mac, a new title that takes advantage of Apple APIs like Metal 2 and Core Image to deliver GPU-powered tools, machine learning features and more.

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Apple says fix incoming for macOS High Sierra root access bug

11/28/2017, 06:11 pm

Following revelations that a serious bug in macOS High Sierra allows anyone root access to Macs running Apple's latest operating system, the company on Tuesday said it is working on a fix that will be pushed out in a coming software update.

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Major vulnerability in Apple's macOS provides System Administrator access with few instructions [u]

11/28/2017, 04:11 pm

A new security flaw in macOS High Sierra has been discovered by researchers -- one that can grant users access to the system administrator account on a target machine, enabling access to the account without requiring a password.

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Fifth developer beta releases of iOS 11.2, tvOS 11.2, macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 available

11/28/2017, 01:11 pm

After a break for Thanksgiving, Apple has issued new builds of iOS 11.2, macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 and tvOS 11.2 to developers.

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Hands On: Scrivener 3.0 further refines the writing, research process on the Mac

11/26/2017, 08:11 pm

AppleInsider gets a published author to take a look at the Scrivener update, with new highlights including a much called-for rewrite of the app's Compile feature, and an interface modernization.

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'Hey Siri' may come to iMac Pro with rumored inclusion of A10 Fusion co-processor

11/19/2017, 09:11 am

The iMac Pro may have an A10 Fusion processor running it's own iOS, called BridgeOS, to handle some functions -- notably 'Hey Siri'.

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