Apple has started the transition from using the first M1-enabled Mac to use Intel in laptops and desktops, and application compatibility has become a top consideration for many people. Microsoft announced today that it will release a new universal version of its Mac Office 2019 Beta today, which includes support for Apple Silicon.
Starting from November 17, Apple Silicon Macs will welcome its first customers, including the new MacBook Air, 13-inch MacBook Pro and Mac mini. Although M1-based Macs will be able to run x86 code written for Intel Macs, the process will involve software Rosetta to convert it into auxiliary code (compatible with M1).
Although Apple stated that in some cases, the performance of x86 applications running on Apple Silicon via Rosetta is better than running on this machine, but this is not always the case, and many users will wonder if there is official support for Apple Silicon Especially in critical applications when this happens.
Erik Schwiebert, chief software engineer for Apple products at Microsoft, shared on Twitter today that the universal version of Mac Office 201
If you are interested in joining the Mac Office 2019 Beta channel, you can learn more about it here. Recently, we saw the debut of the redesigned Outlook, available for macOS Big Sur. At the same time, macOS 11 Big Sur will be released tomorrow (November 12), just before the first batch of Apple Silicon Macs are available.
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