A few months ago, during the WWDC20 developer conference, Apple announced the arrival of new generation processors for Macs: Apple Silicon. These processors, derived from chips embedded in iPhone and iPad, then promise increased performance and reduced energy consumption.
The promise was kept quickly. A few weeks ago, Apple announced the first processor in this range: Apple M1. The MacBook Air and MacBook Pro 13-inch are the first to benefit from these chips.
However, this change also implies the return of universal apps, capable of running both on an Intel processor and on an Apple Silicon processor. This situation is well known to older Mac users: when Apple abandoned the PowerPC architecture in favor of Intel, universal apps then appeared. Those that had not been updated could continue to work thanks to Rosetta, an engine that translated PowerPC code into Intel code.
Today, we are in the same situation: Apple offers Rosetta 2 for Macs with an Apple M1 processor. Rosetta 2 allows you to run apps that have not yet been adapted to Apple Silicon.
At Jibapps, we have of course decided to adapt all our apps to these new processors. Today, we are proud to release a new universal version of TrashMe 3, which therefore runs natively on both Intel processors and Apple M1 processors.
Our other apps will be updated in the coming weeks.