[PD] who still needs Pd 32 bits for macOS and why?

João Pais jmmmpais at gmail.com
Sat Feb 6 20:54:34 CET 2021

no problem, I still have pd 32b and just installed office 32b

Am 06.02.2021 um 18:49 schrieb Alexandre Torres Porres:
> > in windows that's not a problem, it's common to have 64+32b software 
> running
> So the newest system is 64 bits but can run 32 bits like macOS mojave 
> and earlier, right? Just wanna get it 100% straight. I guess that's 
> the same with Linux, therefore the greatest concern is with macs indeed
> Em sáb., 6 de fev. de 2021 às 14:32, João Pais <jmmmpais at gmail.com 
> <mailto:jmmmpais at gmail.com>> escreveu:
>>         So y'all can also answer me why you need 32 builds of
>>         windows/linux, if it has to do with externals only being
>>         available for 32 bits. Cause my main concern is to upgrade
>>         "relevant" libraries. But I mentioned macOS cause that's
>>         where I can really help most.
>>     We all know new macOS systems are 64 bits only. Now we have the
>>     new M1 chips that I believe CANNOT run older systems. Therefore,
>>     32 bits is deprecated!
>>     Now, I don't know what's the deal with PCs. I guess anyone can
>>     get any new PC computer and run Pd 32 bits if they want/need,
>>     right? I guess I need to ask: What's the deal with windows/linux?
>>     Do any of you suffer with 32 vs 64 bits issues? Like needing a 64
>>     bit system and not having 64 bit externals for Pd or whatever?
>     in windows that's not a problem, it's common to have 64+32b
>     software running. I doubt that any 32b hardware is still being
>     produced, maybe there's some in the 2nd hand market (I also have 2
>     mac powerpcs at home, but don't use them, and probably it's not
>     worth it to consider these relevant)
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