Sierra (macOS 10.12) - What Works?

macOS Sierra 10.12 – What Works?

 

New Apple computers are shipping with macOS Sierra 10.12. The IT Service Center will provide limited assistance with software and services running on macOS 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 Sierra 10.12:

 

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

Sierra Compatibility

Banner

Update to Java 8u112 from the Software Catalog

Cisco Jabber

 

Canvas

canvas.brown.edu is working

DFS (files.brown.edu/dfs)

Departmental file shares are working

F5 VPN

Big-IP VPN is working

Google Apps

Gmail and Google Apps is working

MyAccount

MyAccount is working

PAWPrints

brown.edu/go/print is working

Print Server (PPRINT)

PPRINT is working using the generic printer drivers built-in to macOS Sierra

RemoteApp

RemoteApp is working

WebEx

WebEx is working

WiFi (wifi.brown.edu)

Campus wireless access is configurable and working

Workday

Workday is working in macOS Sierra




Software

Description

Sierra Compatibility

Adobe Creative Cloud

 

AirMedia

 

Endnote X8

 

FileMaker Pro 15

 

LabVIEW 2016

macOS Sierra is not currently supported

Maple 2016

Minimum version of Java must be 8u112

Mathematica 10

Mathematica 10 appears to work without issue

MATLAB R2016a

Localizations other than English may have issues

Microsoft Office 2016

Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft Office is working

Printer Drivers

Some additional features with Canon multi-function printers may not work

Stata SE v14

Stata SE is working with the latest update

Tecplot 360 EX 2017

 

Tecplot Focus 2017

 

 

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