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Topic: Catalyst

Apple: Catalyst macOS apps need to withstand public opinion to thrive

07/01/2019, 03:07 pm

Apple's Project Catalyst will help developers create software for macOS Catalina by migrating iOS apps, and in a discussion one month after its unveiling and initial availability post-WWDC, developers seem to find the experience to be positive though with some challenges, while Apple suggests developers will be driven by public opinion to refine their macOS app variants, in a similar way to the iOS App Store's reviews.

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Apple macOS Catalina, Catalyst, and SwiftUI excitement, on the AppleInsider Podcast

06/21/2019, 08:06 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, William and Victor enthuse about Affinity Publisher, the newest desktop publishing app from Serif Labs. And while Kano PC partners with Microsoft to take on the iPad in education, Jamf reports that people in the workplace strongly prefer Macs to PCs.

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macOS Catalina beta hints Apple is building Catalyst versions of Messages and Shortcuts

06/19/2019, 08:06 pm

Code discovered in the latest macOS 10.15 Catalina beta suggests Apple is employing its Project Catalyst framework to develop new versions of Messages and Shortcuts, the latter of which is currently limited to iOS devices.

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Apple News, Stocks, Home getting a Catalyst upgrade in macOS Catalina

06/19/2019, 02:06 pm

Apple is planning to upgrade News, Stocks, Voice Memos and Home -- the first four apps converted from iOS to macOS under Marzipan, now known as Project Catalyst, software head Craig Federighi said on Wednesday.

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Project Catalyst aims to bring apps to the Mac, enhance titles for iPad

06/08/2019, 03:06 pm

Project Catalyst is designed to enable many of the existing one million iPad apps to also work natively on the Mac in a way that's effectively indistinguishable from existing Mac software and transparent to users. At the same time, it's also expected to help fuel the supply of iPad optimized apps. Here's how.

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Live from WWDC - the Mac Pro, Pro Display XDR, iOS 13, macOS Catalina and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

06/07/2019, 08:06 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Daniel Eran Dilger speaks to us live from WWDC and fills us in on the news plus just what it's like being at this event.

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Apple's Craig Federighi says Catalyst will boost quality of both Mac & iPad apps

06/06/2019, 03:06 pm

Catalyst, meant to simplify porting apps between iPads and the Mac, offers the potential of improving the quality of apps on both platforms, said Apple software engineering head Craig Federighi in an podcast interview published on Thursday.

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