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macOS 10.14 Mojave

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The latest version of the MacOS, Mojave 10.14 has been released.



Our testing has not turned up any incompatibilties with MacPOS and Mojave.

However, we recommend that you don't update your Macs running MacPOS or any file servers/sharing Mac to the latest macOS.  There are no outstanding benefits of Mojave necessitating upgrading at this time.

If you do want to update, we recommend that you create a TimeMachine backup first.  Then should you decide to update and find that other software on your Mac may be affected by the update, you can reinstall to your backup.


First Impressions

Our initial use of Mojave after installation was very problematic.  Several apps would launch but the spinning cursor would appear for minutes at a time.  Icons on the Desktop were missing and some apps would not even open.

We recall issues like this in previous macOS updates and the problems that were caused by SpotLight as it was actively indexing the drive.  So we waited for an hour and rebooted our tes…

Shopkeeper closes

Shopkeeper point-of-sale software by Mike Nudd has closed their doors.
Mike had an excellent software solution for POS on Macs and a very loyal customer base.

MacPOS is a great replacement for Shopkeeper.
We can help you migrate your customer and product data to our software for free with purchase of MacPOS Pro.

Contact us at sales@macpos.com for more information.


RIP Shopkeeper.

SKYePOS.com

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Point-of-Sale Everywhere 
Seamless integration with MacPOS and the ability to access your items, contacts, sales totals,  transaction journal and more, anywhere and at any time using your mobile phone, tablet or desktop computer.
If you're interested in more information, contact us at sales@macpos.com

macOS 10.12 Issues

macOS Sierra 10.12.2 fixes crashing bug !

MacPOS v2016 runs on OS X 10.7  thru macOS 10.12.2

MacPOS v2013 and earlier works on OS X 10.5 - 10.12.2



macOS 10.12 Issues

**** UPDATE Dec 14   macOS 10.12.2 fixes this bug for older versions of MacPOS

DO NOT upgrade to MacOS Sierra 10.12 

We recommend that you DO NOT update your Mac to Apple's latest OS update macOS 10.12.

We have identified an issue with the OS where it is crashing when performing a longstanding Font Panel access function.  This issue did not surface during our testing with pre-release versions of macOS 10.12

Apple introduced  this bug in the GM release of OS Sierra.  This bug affects MacPOS's layout editor when accessing the FontPanel and as a result of the bug, MacPOS crashes.

Apple is aware of this bug and confirmed our bug submission is a duplicate and known issue.

We hope they fix it soon.

More testing is needed with compatibility with touchscreen monitors from ELO as well.


If you have installed macOS Sierra and are encountering an issue with MacPOS software, please contact us for a temporary work around.  Unfortunately this work around affects our layout editor features.


Pro…

Apple releases macOS Preview

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Apple unveiled at the WWDC their rebranded operating system for Macs.  It is now macOS.

For more information click here


We are happy to report that MacPOS v2016 runs on the macOS preview without changes.

Thank you Apple.




MacPOS v2016

MacPOS v2016 is now available for download from the Help menu - Download Latest Version. Selecting this menu will open your browser and follow the steps listed on the page to update MacPOS.

If you would like to update from earlier versions of MacPOS please visit this page below

https://store.macpos.com/