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10.6: 32 bit mode? Rosetta?
Authored by: BiL Castine on Sep 04, '09 04:31:40AM

32 bit mode is not the same as Rosetta. Rosetta is the name of the PowerPC emulation software Apple created for backward compatibility with older PPC based systems. if you don't see a checkbox for 32 bit mode, your computer is not 64 bit capable and therefore everything is running in 32 bit mode already.



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10.6: 32 bit mode? Rosetta?
Authored by: DistantThunder on Sep 04, '09 08:16:53AM

Well, it depends on the app. Some apps won't show the 32-bit mode check box. For example, on my system, AppFresh does not.



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10.6: 32 bit mode? Rosetta?
Authored by: mat79 on Sep 06, '09 12:35:28PM

because AppFresh is only available as a 32Bit App.

(or the checkbox wouldn't be present if it is a 64bit only app, too)



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