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#9903 - 08/11/17 01:42 PM 64bit?  
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quwax Offline
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Hello,
I love DragThing, but recently it looks like choking a bit on the first click.
I think that's due to AppNap. Although I deactivated it, it still looks like having to wake up.
The reason might be that DragThing is still 32bit.
So is there a chance for a clean 64bit version in the near future?
Thanks
Q.

#9904 - 08/11/17 07:35 PM Re: 64bit? [Re: quwax]  
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Do you have any spinning disks? It might be waiting for those to spin up. A 64-bit version will require a complete ground-up rewrite, so not in the near future certainly. PCalc keeps me pretty busy these days and is paying my bills!

#9908 - 08/12/17 01:53 AM Re: 64bit? [Re: James Thomson]  
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No, I just starts slow after the first click, after that it works as before.
I guess you are aware that Apple will throw out non-64bit apps in the near future ;-)
So please don't let long time users hang, they payed your bills before ;-)
cheers
Q

#9909 - 08/12/17 11:01 AM Re: 64bit? [Re: quwax]  
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I believe they will start in over a year, but it is not clear what will happen yet. We shall see! I cannot promise anything at this stage.


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