MacOS Catalina is coming soon. Although Apple has not announced the exact release date for the next major revision of MacOS, we will probably learn more next week after Apple on September 10 at the Steve Jobs Theater on its campus in Cupertino, California. occured . If it helps you with your planning, Apple has released the last four major MacOS updates in late September over the past four years.
In Catalina Apple will replace the iTunes app . with three separate apps: Apple Music Apple Podcasts and Apple TV . Also useful is the overhaul that allows Mac users to run iPad apps that they can download from the Mac App Store and use a iPad as their second screen, much like you use a monitor could.
While we wait for the free Catalina update, you need to make some preparations to make sure the installation runs as smoothly as possible when it's available.
Verify that a 64-bit version of the app is available. Otherwise, you will either have to look for a replacement or stick to your current MacOS so you can continue to use the software.
For more information, see our coverage of next week's Apple event.
Originally released earlier this summer. Updated with new information.