iMovieApple has updated its iMovie consumer video editing software with support for additional, older Macs.

Previously, iMovie didn’t work on Macs that did not have an OpenCL-capable graphics card, including some configurations of the Mid/Late 2007 MacBook Pro, Mid 2007 and Early 2008 iMacs, and the Early 2008 Mac Pro.

Now any Mac that works with OS X Mavericks can use iMovie.

iMovie (2013): About video card compatibility

Installing iMovie (2013) previously required a computer with an OpenCL-capable video card. This requirement was removed, and you can install iMovie version 10.0.1 on any Mac with OS X Mavericks.

iMovie is a $ 14.99 download from the Mac App Store, though purchasers of new Macs receive the app for free. [Direct Link]

Finally!

And not because I couldn’t upgrade, but because I had upgraded… I got zero warnings that the new iMovie was incompatible with my iMac. None at all. It updated just fine.

It ran fine. Kind of flaky, crashed fairly often when just mucking about. Then I tried to import video. I could import a VERY short video just fine, but anything longer than about 15 seconds would crash iMovie. Every time. Only in researching it did I find out that it wasn’t even supposed to install on my machine!

Hopefully it runs without crashing all the time now!

Once again I don’t get credit for the tips I submit. I submitted this earlier.
Did anybody notice that Keynote Remote for iOS is now free? Maybe an update soon?

Some more support would be nice but I think you’re a bit unrealistic in supporting that old hardware/software (Lisa)… It would just become more tiresome for the developers to offer support for that 0,001 percent of the people that would use it.

Rosetta required zero customer support. Only the appropriate frameworks and a compatible kernel.

Some more support would be nice but I think you’re a bit unrealistic in supporting that old hardware/software (Lisa)… It would just become more tiresome for the developers to offer support for that 0,001 percent of the people that would use it.

So you support the tyranny by the majority. If the majority don’t use a feature then cut it out… No, that is not a good solution.

Besides, Apple does a lot of things “Because They Can” and “To Be Different”.

You’re probably too young to have any legacy data or apps but when you grow up you’ll want to be able to access your old data and programs. Guaranteed.

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