High Sierra (macOS 10.13) - What Works?

macOS 10.13 High Sierra - What Works?


New Apple computers are shipping with macOS 10.13 High Sierra. The IT Service Center will provide limited assistance with software and services running on macOS High Sierra, but at this time, not all Brown services work consistently with this operating system.

Compatibility Table

The table below describes software and services that were tested on macOS 10.13 High Sierra:

Please note that all functions of applications may not have been tested. Testing of operating systemupdates are ongoing and this page is continually updated. Please report any functionality issues to the IT Service Center.

Installing some software may require gatekeeper to be disabled. See Apple's instructions for disabling gatekeeper: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5290


Service Description High Sierra Compatibility
Banner Update to Java 8u112 or later from Self Service ✔︎

Cisco Jabber

Update to version 11.9.1 or higher ✔︎
Canvas canvas.brown.edu is working ✔︎
DFS (files.brown.edu/dfs) Departmental file shares are working ✔︎


Update to the latest version of Dropbox ✔︎
G Suite Gmail and Google Apps are working ✔︎
MyAccount MyAccount is working ✔︎
PAWPrints brown.edu/go/print is working ✔︎
Print Server (PPRINT) PPRINT is working using the generic drivers built-in to macOS High Sierra ✔︎


RemoteApp is working ✔︎
Zoom Zoom is working ✔︎
WiFi (wifi.brown.edu) Campus wireless access is configurable and working ✔︎
Workday Workday is working in macOS High Sierra ✔︎


Software Description High Sierra Compatibility
Adobe CC Most Adobe CC applications function without issue ✔︎


Tested successfully ✔︎
Endnote X8 Tested successfully ✔︎
FileMaker Pro FileMaker Pro 15.0.4 and FileMaker Pro 16.x are compatible ✔︎

LabVIEW 2016

Application indicates incompatibility but launches succesfully ✔︎
Maple 2016 Tested successfully ✔︎
Mathematica 10 Tested successfully ✔︎
MATLAB R2016a Tested successfully ✔︎
Microsoft Office 2016 & 365 Office 2016 15.35 and later is fully supported on macOS High Sierra ✔︎

Printer Drivers

Some additional features with Canon multi-function printers may not work ✔︎
STATA SE v15 Tested successfully ✔︎
Tecplot 360 EX Tested successfully with latest version ✔︎
Tecplot Focus Tested successfully with latest version ✔︎


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