Yesterday as expected during its WWDC keynote, Apple has confirmed that macOS 10.14 Mojave is going to be the last version of macOS to hold the legacy 32-bit apps.
Apple once initiated its plan to start phasing out 32-bit apps on Macs in macOS High Sierra 10.13.4. It was when a 32-bit app is presented in High Sierra, users got a warning about future incompatibility with the macOS.
Moreover, the time starting 32-bit apps in macOS 10.14 Mojave, users were given a dialog box with the alike message informing about the app not be working in the future versions of macOS. Only clicking OK on the prompt then allows the app to open.
Recently, the notification is just displayed one time for each app. This can change in the following betas of macOS Mojave. Though, Apple has earlier told that it would add aggressive warnings of 32-bit apps in the following version of macOS after High Sierra before phased out completely.
Apple’s attempt to shape them out on Macs reflects the route it chose while settling 32-bit app support on iOS devices. Apple in iOS 10 given more continuous alerts to make users know that the apps wouldn’t operate with coming versions of iOS. Before phasing them out to 32-bit provider completely in iOS 11.
After 32-bit apps are phased out on Macs, they will not be capable of using it at all. Therefore users will require to obtain replacements for older 32-bit apps that are updated to 64-bit.