What’s coming at WWDC, and how will Apple profit handsomely from Marzipan even if it doesn’t help many developers?
How the quarantine flag for apps and that for docs opened in sandboxed apps differ, and why there are now so many quarantine flags to trip us up.
Before we worry about new apps to manage and play media, replacing iTunes, shouldn’t we think about the loss of 32-bit software, including QuickTime, and requirements for hardening and notarization?
Have you noticed quarantine flags appearing on movies and PDFs which have never been downloaded? Here’s a possible explanation.
When you want control over the codecs used and their settings, or have a large batch of movies to convert, use a transcoder like Compressor.
How to use the Finder to locate movies which need to be converted for future compatibility, and converting them with QuickTime Player/
When converting legacy formats relying on QuickTime 7 for decoding, don’t forget movies and images embedded in presentations.
Later this year, in macOS 10.15, one of the media types which will become unsupported is JPEG 2000 still images. Here’s how to find and convert your old images.
Migration brings old software which isn’t really incompatible, but can slow your Mac down. This one was caught during startup.
Fire up your eGPUs, engage Dark Mode, and open Xcode: our Macs are once again going to be at the centre of invention and reinvention.