Is Mountain Lion going to be 64-bit ONLY?

Discussion in 'OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)' started by JuicyJones, Feb 20, 2012.

  1. JuicyJones macrumors member

    Mar 20, 2011
    I've read rumors about 10.8 being 64-bit only, which seems really cool but I just don't buy into it. There are too many applications that are 32-bit still and Apple would have to do a lot of updating to change this. iWork is exclusively 32-bit. We all know we need a new version of iWork but I think we all gave up hope that it will be out anytime soon. Also Logic is natively 32-bit and 64-bit must be enabled manually. But even if you do enable it manually, a lot of Logic Plugins still run in 32-bit mode. Do u think we'll see software updates to these applications before 10.8 or new versions of these applications? Or could the rumors be false that 10.8 will be exclusively 64-bit?
  2. SandboxGeneral Moderator emeritus


    Sep 8, 2010
    Check out this thread here.

    Will OS X 10.8 be x64 only?
  3. JuicyJones thread starter macrumors member

    Mar 20, 2011

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