Apple is in the works of releasing its ARM-based MacBook devices, and with that comes a big question. Whether the apps will be supported on the new architecture, or will there be delays in releasing the stable version of apps? But Apple seems to be preparing for just the thing.
The company confirmed that macOS Big Sur would be officially available to the public on Thursday, November 12. And now, developers can finally update their Mac apps with macOS Big Sur compatibility.
The company released an official note stating, “Submit your apps built for macOS Big Sur today. You can submit Universal apps built with Xcode 12.2 that take full advantage of Apple silicon Macs. Your apps will look better than ever on macOS Big Sur, thanks to an all-new interface that’s been finely tuned for the powerful features that make a Mac a Mac.
New widget features and the new widget gallery can make your app visible at a glance. And much more. Build your apps with Xcode 12.2 Release Candidate, update your product pages, and submit your apps for review today.”
Also, developers have to wait until the new version of macOS is available to the public before updating any App Store apps. To send updated apps to the Mac App Store, developers must use Xcode 12.2. it is available on the Apple Developer portal.
Apple also stated in its note that “Custom apps let you meet the unique needs of organizations and schools. And now, you can distribute custom Mac apps. Provide a tailored look and feel, security features for sensitive data, special functionality for workflows, and much more, then distribute privately on Apple Business Manager or Apple School Manager.”
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