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Mac Catalina 64 bit Compatibility
« on: October 09, 2019, 03:13:43 PM »
Will Tone2 be updating Filterbank to be 64 bit?  In Catalina, there will be no more 32 bit support so we will not be able to use 32 lives with it.

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Re: Mac Catalina 64 bit Compatibility
« Reply #1 on: October 10, 2019, 10:33:58 AM »
The PC version of Filterbank is available as a 64 bit plugin.

Sadly apple did not provide a 64 bit version of the Carbon framework. That's why it is not possible to compile the Mac version of FilterBank to 64-bit. A port would require a complete rewrite of the plugin.

Please note: It does not only affect FilterBank. Apple did not only drop 32 bit support, they also introduced 'software notarisation'.
As a result a massive amount of existing Mac software has stopped or will soon stop working with Catalina.
If you depend on 32 bit support or existing software which has been released before 2019 I do not recommend to update to Catalina.

These products are compatible with Catalina:


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Markus Krause
« Last Edit: April 03, 2020, 12:44:26 PM by Markus Krause »