IT News

macOS Sierra: Potential Incompatibilities with Software
and Sheridan Services

macOS Sierra[Sept. 14, 2016] The latest version of the Mac operating system, macOS Sierra (10.12), will be released on Tuesday, September 20. If you are a Sheridan student using a Mac for course work, or a Sheridan staff member using a Mac for your day to day work, it is NOT recommended that you upgrade to macOS Sierra (10.12) at this time as you may experience bugs in the OS, incompatibilities with some of your software and potentially Sheridan services that you are currently using.

Known Issues

To date there have been reports from users who have experienced issues with various applications but most significantly with older software versions, e.g., Adobe CS6, InDesign CC, VMWare Fusion 8.

Additional Information and Resources

For more information about the compatibility of specific applications with OS X Sierra we suggest you check out the software publishers’ websites and/or Apple’s support pages for any news or updates.

You may also want to check out RoaringApps which is an online resource for Mac users that features a compatibility database of software and various Mac OS versions, including Sierra.

Questions or Concerns?

If you have any questions or concerns please contact the IT Service Desk at or call extension 2150.