M1 Macs can now run iOS apps natively because of the fast and power-efficient Apple Silicon for Macs. However, currently selected developers have optimized their apps have M1 Macs. Now, developer DigiDNA has released a free open source app to easily check apps compatible with M1 Macs.
DigiDNA is a Swiss software developer of iMazing and other mobile apps for iPhone, iPad, iPod, and Mac. The IT company primarily focuses on building for iOS and iPadOS.
“We believe Apple mobile devices have initiated major changes in the way people interact with technology. Our contribution focuses on providing simple ways to access and transfer data and media stored on these tiny computers we carry everywhere with us.
We develop our software and product with robustness and efficiency in mind to offer the best and most consistent user experience.”
Check M1 Mac compatible apps via Open Source App by DigiDNA
DigiDNA‘s open-source tool, ‘Silicon’ on iMazing allows M1 Mac users to quickly check which apps will run on their computers. Users can drag and drop different apps to see if they are optimized for M1. The tool also checks the complete applications folder at once.
At the time of launch, Apple released all native apps optimized for the new Apple Silicon Mac but to allow developers more time to build their apps for Apple Silicon Macs, the company has introduced Rosetta 2 to run Intel apps on the M1 chip.
Cupertino tech giant officially announced the transition of future Macs from Intel Core processor to Apple Silicon at the WWDC 2020 event in June. At the November 10 “One more thing” event, Apple announced the first generation of Apple Silicon Macs: 13-inch M1 MacBook Air, 13-inch MacBook Pro, and M1 Mac mini. Since the launch, all models have gotten very positive reviews which unanimously praise the incredibly fast speed and revolutionary battery life.
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