“Is Apple silicon ready?”- Database lists all apps compatible with M1 Macs

Recently, a helpful comprehensive list of all the games that are compatible with Apple Silicon surfaced on the internet. Today, a useful database for all of the M1 compatible apps available so far has become available for users which offer many more categories like productivity, finance Photos, and more.

Apple’s custom-made chip combines CPU, GPU, and Neural Engine to deliver 2x faster performance than PC chips. Built on 5nm technology and 16 billion transistors, M1 has 8 high-performance cores and 4 high-efficiency cores to offer the lowest power consumption ever on a Mac.

Apple Silicon

“Is Apple silicon ready?”- Database lists apps compatible with M1 Macs

Official Apple Silicon support for apps offers powerful performance and a smoother experience for users, and even non-supported apps running through Rosetta 2 translation run really well on Apple’s latest MacBooks.

Recently, a new compatibility database called “Is Apple silicon ready?” has surfaced on the internet. The website offers information about the compatibility of apps with Apple Silicon and contains many categories: Design, Music, Web Browsers, Developers, Video Production, Photos, Finance, Games, Productivity, and Programming Languages.

M1 chip

The database also includes whether an app is Apple Silicon optimized, is relying on Rosetta 2 (partial or full), if the developer has announced a future build with support on the way, and the last update.

Users can check out the Apple Silicon M1 compatibility database here. Users can also follow along on the Is Apple Silicon Ready? Twitter account.

M1 MacBook Air

The Cupertino tech giant has also posted a featured story on the Mac App Store showcasing several of the M1 compatible apps already available. Furthermore, users can also head to the Mac App Store to see what iOS apps are available on your Mac, account bottom left > scroll down > and click the iPad & iPhone apps toggle

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Asma is an editor at iThinkDifferent with a strong focus on social media, Apple news, streaming services, guides, mobile gaming, app reviews, and more. When not blogging, Asma loves to play with her cat, draw, and binge on Netflix shows.


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