Dropbox to launch beta app with macOS 12 assist


Earlier this 12 months, Dropbox warned its Mac customers about compatibility points with macOS Monterey 12.3 and later on account of some inside system modifications. Whereas customers are nonetheless ready for an replace, Dropbox confirmed at this time {that a} new beta app with full assist for macOS Monterey can be obtainable later this 12 months.

Dropbox app not working as anticipated for Mac customers

A Dropbox consultant wrote a touch upon the firm’s official discussion board (by way of MacRumors) to verify that the Dropbox workforce continues to be engaged on an replace for its Mac customers with full assist for the newest macOS variations.

In accordance with the consultant, a brand new public beta of the Dropbox app for macOS can be obtainable “early in This fall,” which means that the replace will arrive someday between October and December 2022 for everybody. The corporate asks customers experiencing any points to entry Dropbox by way of an internet browser, iOS system, or Home windows PC within the meantime.

It’s value noting that it’s nonetheless doable to make use of Dropbox on Macs working macOS Monterey, however the app gained’t work as anticipated. For instance, it’s not doable to open online-only information (placeholders) saved within the cloud. That’s as a result of macOS 12.3 not helps an outdated extension utilized by cloud providers, which has additionally affected Microsoft OneDrive.

Right here’s what the corporate says:

A public beta for full assist of macOS can be obtainable in early This fall. For now, you may nonetheless double-click to open information in Finder. Every part else is working as normal. Your expertise on PC gadgets, dropbox.com, and from the newest iOS and Android apps stays unaffected.

In fact, customers taken with being the primary to obtain the brand new beta model as soon as it turns into obtainable should activate the choice to obtain “early releases” within the Dropbox app settings. Beforehand, the corporate had promised to launch this new beta app appropriate with macOS Monterey in March, however clearly Dropbox wanted extra time to work on it.

Again in March, Dropbox launched an replace to its macOS app so as to add assist for Apple Silicon Macs. Nonetheless, this replace continues to be affected by the compatibility points with macOS 12.3 and later. You may obtain the newest model of the Dropbox app from its official web site.

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