Deciphering native

Christopher Breen and Whitson Gordon
2 October, 2011
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I understand that my PowerPC applications won’t work with Lion. How can I tell which of my applications are for PowerPC and which are Universal and Intel-native?

Greg Monroe

Hold down the Option key, click on the Apple menu and select System Profiler. In the window that appears, select the Applications entry, click on the Kind column and look for PowerPC entries. Those applications are incompatible with Lion.

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