Our accounting software users, especially those on the Mac platform, love to keep their operating systems current for the latest features and updates. This Fall, we will see two new updates released with Mac OS High Sierra (10.13) and the Windows 10 Fall Creator both scheduled for release a few weeks apart.
When updating systems that can affect your core accounting and rep software, our advice to users – “Dip your toe in before diving head first”. Taking a cautious approach to new operating system updates can really make things easier as the initial releases often include hidden gems that hinder vs help productivity. However, in the end your business will likely be compelled to make the change at some point so we have gathered a couple of links to help outline the highlights of each release from the experts that know best.
MacOS: High Sierra (10.13)
“From a new file system to powerful graphics improvements, to how to perform an installation, here’s all you need to know about Apple’s new desktop OS”
Read Full Macworld Article
Scheduled Release Date: September 25, 2017
Windows 10: Fall Creator Update
“The next big release of Windows 10 will sport a slick new design and include integration with the leading mobile platforms, and more.”
Read Full PC Mag Article
Scheduled Release Date: October 17, 2017
As far as the Connected 8.1 and the soon to be released Connected 8.2, we expect no compatibility issues after our initial testing. You can always check our System Requirements for more information and updates.