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5 Things you need to know before UPDATE to macOS Catalina 10.15.

 

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Whats is MacOS Catalina?

MacOS Catalina is the first version of macOS to support only 64-bit applications and the first to include Activation Lock. Also Catalina is the last version of macOS to have the version number prefix of 10 . Reviewers of new Apple OS releases used to offer their thoughts on whether or not you should upgrade. However, that's not relevant anymore; it's a no-brainer to upgrade to Apple's latest software as soon as practical for your situation. For more than a decade, Apple has demonstrated an ambitious yet carefully planned update schedule for its software platforms from iOS to macOS, delivering updates brimming with solid and attractive advancements.


5 Things you need to know before UPDATE to macOS Catalina

1.MacOS Catalina Laptop compatibility 

Before starting to update to MacOS Catalina make sure your Computer is found in following list model because are only computers that supporting MacOS Catalina.

  • MacBook models from early 2015 or later
  • MacBook Air (2012 or newer)
  • MacBook Pro (2012 or newer)
  • Mac mini (2012 or newer)
  • iMac models from late 2012 or later
  • iMac Pro (all models)
  • Mac Pro (2013 or newer)


2.MacOS Catalina General Requirements

You can Update to MacOS Catalina if you last System OS X 10.9 or later and you computer Ram Memory have 4GB of memory or above. In order to use MacOS Catalina also to enjoy the Features found on MacOS Catalina you need consider ram of your computer.


3. Disk Space of your Computer

In order for MacOS Catalina to Support in your computer  make sure your disk has storage starting at 12.5GB of available storage (OS X El Capitan 10.11.5 or later) and above as otherwise less its files will not be able to support in your computer and work perfect.
Some features require an Apple ID; terms apply.
Some features require a compatible internet service provider; fees may apply.

4.MacOS Catalina doesn’t support 32-bit apps

MacOS Catalina is supporting 64bit apps. The other issue in terms of compatibility may be your third-party apps, especially if they are quite old. This is because Catalina doesn’t support 32-bit apps, so if you are still using a 32-bit app you will need to update them or run Catalina in a separate volume on your Mac and Mojave in another.

5.Backup your important data to external drive

In this case it is not necessary but you need to take caution to avoid any errors that may occur while your updating your computer to MacOS Catalina. So make sure you back up your data to avoid losing your important data from your computer.




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