Users of Macintosh 10.13.4 and later are warned that a Lasergene app may “affect the performance of their Mac”
Version Affected: All
Version Fixed: 15.0 and later (varies by application)
Issue: Apple has announced that in Feburary 2018, corresponding with the release of Macintosh 10.13.4, they will begin phasing out support for 32-bit applications. Apple is expected to end all support for these applications by Autumn, 2018, corresponding with the release of Macintosh 10.14.
Macintosh 10.13.4 users (and later) may receive a warning message when first opening a 32-bit Lasergene application. The text of the message will resemble the following:
“<Application name> may affect the performance of your Mac. The developer of this app needs to update it to improve its compatibility. [OK]”
After the [OK] button is pressed, the warning will disappear and is not expected to reappear in subsequent launches of the same application.
Most of DNASTAR’s applications are already 64-bit compliant. We are working to update our remaining applications to 64-bit in near-term releases. Our current schedule is as follows:
- Lasergene 15.1 (anticipated March 2018) will have 64-bit support for SeqBuilder Pro and the Data Manager.
- Lasergene 16.0 (Fall 2018) is expected to incorporate functionality from most remaining 32-bit applications into existing 64-bit supported applications.
- We will continue to transition all of our applications to full 64-bit support as soon as possible thereafter.
For further information, please contact DNASTAR at 866-511-5090 or firstname.lastname@example.org.