Archive for the ‘Go64’ Category

Go64 1.1 can hide apps you don’t care about

Tuesday, November 5th, 2019

There’s a new release of Go64 available. Version 1.1 lets you selectively hide applications in its list of results.

If you’re scanning your Mac to see which applications aren’t compatible with Catalina, there may be some that aren’t 64-bit but that you can live without. If you know you’re not going to upgrade an app, you can now hide it so it’s not listed, letting you focus on the apps that you need to worry about before installing Catalina. Just select the app and click the “Hide App” icon in the toolbar.

Version 1.1 also fixes a bug that caused the count of 32-bit and 64-bit applications to be incorrect when running Go64 in French.

If you’ve already got Go64, just choose “Check for Updates” in its menu. If not, head over to the Go64 page to download it now!

Go64 keeps up-to-date and now runs on Yosemite

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

Version 1.0.6 of Go64 is now available, bringing intelligent updating that refreshes the data in Go64’s list of applications when you update an app on your Mac. This version also now runs on versions of macOS all the way back to Yosemite (10.10), so even if you’re updating to Catalina from a really old version of the system, you can still prepare with Go64.

If you’ve already got Go64, just choose “Check for Updates…” from its menu to get the new version. If you still haven’t downloaded it, you can get it from the Go64 page – it’s completely free (though donations are still appreciated).

Oh, and about that update-checking mechanism… I do know that the modal alerts that pop up in Go64 stall the installation of updates until you click “OK”. That’s also been fixed in version 1.0.6, so shouldn’t be a problem for updates after this one.

You can check here for a full version history for Go64.

Go64 1.0.5 fixes bugs, checks TextMate bundles

Friday, September 27th, 2019

Version 1.0.5 of Go64 is out. If you’re not already aware of it, Go64 is our free app that scans your system for old apps containing 32-bit code that will no longer run correctly (or run at all) once you upgrade to macOS 10.15 Catalina.

This release fixes a bug that could cause the count of 32-bit and 64-bit applications to be incorrect, corrects a goof that could display (really) old PowerPC apps as 64-bit compatible, and scans TextMate .tmbundle files if you’ve got any installed.

If you already have Go64 on your Mac, just use its “Check for Updates” menu command. If not, head on over to the Go64 page to download your copy now!

Go64 review at Podfeet

Wednesday, September 11th, 2019

There’s a nice, user-centric review of Go64 at Podfeet.com that provides helpful details on preparing to upgrade to Catalina: https://www.podfeet.com/blog/2019/09/go64/

Go64 1.0.4 helps you see apps you don’t need to worry about

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

Version 1.0.4 of Go64, our free app for determining which of your apps are macOS 10.15-compatible, is now available.

If you choose to list all the applications that Go64 has found, the new version will highlight all of the 32-bit apps in red. You can then sort the list by application name to see if you also have a 64-bit version of an app. If you do, then you don’t have to worry about finding an upgrade – just delete the 32-bit one shown in red.

It’s clear in the green rectangle that I have two versions of Microsoft Word, one that will run in macOS 10.15 Catalina, and one that won’t.

Go64 1.0.4 also includes corrected website and company information for a number of applications, including those from Ashlar-Vellum, Avid, Slack, Steinberg and Valve.

You can get the latest version of Go64 here, or by choosing “Check for updates” in Go64 if you’ve already downloaded a previous version.