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Is it safe/advised to use High Sierra with PM?
« on: January 01, 2018, 11:32:45 pm »
I know it is not advised to use initial releases of any OS and I see there have been issues with High Sierra as well. So I ask if it is safe, advised or worth to switch or not?

Some time has passed since High Sierra's release and I guess security is usually better with a newer OS and High Sierra integrates much better with iOS 11 than Sierra does, not to mention HEIC format support for the new phones and iOS 11.

So is there any drawback that suggests I should not update now?
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Re: Is it safe/advised to use High Sierra with PM?
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2018, 11:51:09 pm »
I know it is not advised to use initial releases of any OS and I see there have been issues with High Sierra as well. So I ask if it is safe, advised or worth to switch or not?

Some time has passed since High Sierra's release and I guess security is usually better with a newer OS and High Sierra integrates much better with iOS 11 than Sierra does, not to mention HEIC format support for the new phones and iOS 11.

So is there any drawback that suggests I should not update now?

We have reports that deleting files (images/videos/sidecar XMP) is slow on 10.13.x and have not yet been able to reproduce on our end.  My own personal experience on macOS High Sierra is that it is unstable, the Finder crashes more than once per hour under light use.

My suggestion would be to hold off unless you really need the features of the new OS.

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Re: Is it safe/advised to use High Sierra with PM?
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2018, 12:59:40 am »
I know it is not advised to use initial releases of any OS and I see there have been issues with High Sierra as well. So I ask if it is safe, advised or worth to switch or not?

Some time has passed since High Sierra's release and I guess security is usually better with a newer OS and High Sierra integrates much better with iOS 11 than Sierra does, not to mention HEIC format support for the new phones and iOS 11.

So is there any drawback that suggests I should not update now?

We have reports that deleting files (images/videos/sidecar XMP) is slow on 10.13.x and have not yet been able to reproduce on our end.  My own personal experience on macOS High Sierra is that it is unstable, the Finder crashes more than once per hour under light use.

My suggestion would be to hold off unless you really need the features of the new OS.

-Kirk

Thanks Kirk. I appreciate your feedback. Then I won't upgrade yet.

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