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GLM compatibility with Apple Silicon

hulkk, modified 1 Year ago.

GLM compatibility with Apple Silicon

Youngling Posts: 0 Join Date: 11/12/20 Recent Posts

Apple has announced transition from Intel silicon to in-house silicon. I hope that you have noticed this and work for supporting new macs will be started immediately after 64-bit version of GLM has been released.

 

https://www.apple.com/fi/newsroom/2020/06/apple-announces-mac-transition-to-apple-silicon/

https://www.apple.com/mac/m1/

jani-oksanen, modified 1 Year ago.

RE: GLM compatibility with Apple Silicon

Jedi Master Posts: 449 Join Date: 3/30/17 Recent Posts

Hi All,

Our R&D team is aware and looking into this. We will keep you updated when we have new information to share related to Big Sur / Apple Silicon.


​​​Best Regards,
​​​​​​​Jani Oksanen
Customer Service Team

Alchymista, modified 1 Year ago.

RE: GLM compatibility with Apple Silicon

Youngling Posts: 5 Join Date: 6/22/20 Recent Posts

In light of support Catalina as Beta when already exist next major version (BigSur - 11/2020), it takes another year or two when Genelec R&B release version to M1 (Apple Silicon). Speakers are great but development at Genelec simply weak, from client perspective.

janne-koo, modified 1 Year ago.

RE: GLM compatibility with Apple Silicon

Padawan Posts: 73 Join Date: 10/26/15 Recent Posts

Actually, Big Sur and the M1 are insignificant changes compared to dropping 32-bit support (and lots of legacy stuff with it) in Catalina, which I still consider a bad and unnecessary move from Apple (but of course there are strong arguments for it, too). ​​​​​​​Rosetta2 x86 emulation should work fine for GLM, even native M1 support is likely to be just a matter of recompiling, once the toolkit is up to date (ie. with GLM4). Sure, there's some USB stuff, but no funky kernel extensions etc...