This page will be updated with information on the compatibility of our Connected Accounting and ERP Desktop software with the upcoming macOS Big Sur (Fall 2020).  As with all new operating systems, it is advisable to check with your application vendor(s) for compatibility issues, prior to installation.  


Please Note:  This does not apply to our Connected on Demand SaaS cloud users.


macOS Big Sur Compatibility Update

macOS Universal Binary Transition


macOS Big Sur Compatibility Update


04/28/2021: Connected 10.2.6x demo files updated to the latest version for macOS Big Sur. Test drive the update today.


01/04/2021: Welcome 2021!  Connected 10.2.6x is our "official" macOS BigSur compatible version.  Any users that have installed BigSur with any workstation or server will be required to use this version on all macOS computers.  View our current system requirements for the specific configuration and versions required.


12/21/2020: We have some great news from our Development Team.   A compatible version of Connected for macOS BigSur will be made available to users, as needed.    This version will be made available starting December 28th, 2020, or sooner.


11/12/2020: macOS 11 Big Sur is available for general release today.  A compatible version of Connected 10.2 will be available in December 2020 for macOS users only. Connected will have a compatible version in approximately four weeks.. Connected 10.2 is currently NOT compatible with macOS Big Sur.  


11/05/2020:  A compatible version of Connected 10.2 will be available in December 2020 for macOS users only. We have updated this from our October note as a firm release date is still not available. Our goal is to have a compatible version approximately four weeks after macOS 11 Big Sur is released. Connected 10.2 is currently NOT compatible with macOS Big Sur.


10/07/2020:  A compatible version of Connected 10.2 will be available in November 2020 for macOS users only.


09/17/2020: Connected 10.2 is currently NOT compatible with macOS Big Sur.   Although the program will install and appear to work, there are several areas that cause a crash or inconsistent UI.


We are working to update our application and expect to have a compatible version before the end of 2020.


Please Note:   This does not apply to our Connected on Demand SaaS cloud users.


macOS Universal Binary Transition

01/04/2021: Connected 10.2.6 is working great using the Rosetta 2 emulator in macOS BigSur on the speedy new M1 Mac's.   Things are only going to get better as we move forward with our transition to Universal Binary during 2021.  A target date for this release will be available in the late Spring or sooner.


09/17/2020: Connected will support a universal binary version, running on Apple silicon, of the program in 2021.  More information to come.