UPGRADE to MacOS Sierra? CAREFUL please!

Discuss functionality of QuarkXPress 2017 (excluding Digital Publishing)
For Digital Publishing functionality please refer to forums in the "Digital Publishing" group.

Want to discuss with hundreds of fellow QuarkXPress fans and interact with the QuarkXPress team? Then join our Facebook Group please, where every day dozens of questions are being asked and answered: https://www.facebook.com/groups/quarkxpress/

UPGRADE to MacOS Sierra? CAREFUL please!

Postby Matthias Guenther (Quark) » 12 Sep 2017, 09:29

Hi all,

as every year, please allow me to remind you of having a backup – or better a clone – of your current production machine, if you plan to upgrade to the newest version of MacOS once Apple releases it on Sep 25, 2017.

As there is no built-in way to revert to an older MacOS, please create a clone before upgrading:
http://www.planetquark.com/2017/09/11/i ... if-needed/

Though we do not know of any serious issues of QuarkXPress 2016 or QuarkXPress 2017 with the last beta of High Sierra, Apple might do substantial changes still before releasing it.

As every year, we will need to test the release candidate of Apple's newest version of MacOS, so High Sierra aka 10.13, before being able to certify it. Certification takes typically 5 to 21 days after the final release of a new version of MacOS (same is true for Windows).

We will most likely release the Update for QuarkXPress 2017 that adds High Sierra support on Oct 6, 2017.

Thanks
Matthias

P.S.: Always have a recent backup!
Feel there should be more chatting, more tips, more user interaction?
Join us on Facebook, a forum-like group with over 2,000 QuarkXPress fans interacting:
http://www.facebook.com/groups/quarkxpress



Image
User avatar
Matthias Guenther (Quark)
Quarkian
Quarkian
 
Posts: 5190
Joined: 04 Jun 2004, 15:06
Location: http://bit.ly/QuarkHamburg

Return to QuarkXPress 2017: General

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: joel08 and 1 guest