AccountEdge and 64-bit
Article ID: 2025229 Last updated: 30 April 2018
When running AccountEdge on High Sierra, MacOS 10.13 (or later) you may see a message about AccountEdge not being optimised for your Mac.
The message does not indicate that AccountEdge is not compatible with your Mac. Instead, it indicates that AccountEdge is a 32-bit product, rather than 64-bit.
As Apple says in the article linked to the message "You may continue to use 32-bit apps with your Mac today. Using 32-bit software has no adverse effects on your data or your computer.”
While AccountEdge is currently a 32-bit application, the development team has been hard at work on a 64-bit version.
Apple announced that their next MacOS (likely due for release late 2018) will continue to support 32-bit applications, but that the following MacOS (suspected launch in 2019) will be 64-bit only. We fully expect AccountEdge to be compliant with all future MacOS releases and to be 64-bit in alignment with Apple’s timeline.
As with any new operating system, we recommend you don’t install the next version of MacOS until it is officially released (in other words, don't run beta versions/public preview releases) if AccountEdge is critical to your business. We will share our compatibility statement when we have fully tested AccountEdge against the new, production version of the OS.
You can read Apple's statement on the transition to 64-bit in the following article:
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