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macOS Catalina (v. 10.15) at Boston College

Apple released macOS Catalina (v. 10.15) commercially on October 7, 2019. Learn more from Apple.


What does BC Recommend?

Currently, ITS is testing this release with BC supported applications (and waiting for vendors to update their software to be compatible). Please note that macOS Catalina (v. 10.15) has some known compatibility issues with the software and services you use on campus:

  • Catalina (v. 10.15) is not compatible with ANY 32-bit applications: Sophos AntiVirus, Altiris, or ANY other 32-bit applications.

More information will be posted here when available.









Tip: You should always backup your computer before you upgrade to a new operating system.