List of macOS 10.12 Sierra Compatible Multimedia Applications

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Apple gave a new name to its twelfth operation system for its Mac range, macOS Sierra on June, 2016. It is still named after California locations, but no more Roman numerals as Mac OS X 10.12. The change of name is in order to fit with the name of iOS, watchOS and tvOS. The macOS Sierra is available to free download through app store to all people this fall, on September 20th. Earlier the date, Apple offered people the chance to experience the macOS Sierra public beta in July.

Before getting started to welcome macOS Sierra, there are two serious questions you have to face: 1. Is your Mac compatible with macOS Sierra? 2. Are your Mac applications can run the new macOS 10.12? The compatibility issue is always the headache for people who want to upgrade or change the operation system, there are too much affairs to consider to keep everything work normally. This article would show you the official list of Macs compatible with macOS Sierra and introduce the multimedia applications that work perfectly on macOS Sierra.

 The official list of Macs compatible with macOS Sierra:

2009 and later

  • MacBook
  • iMac

2010 and later

  • MacBook Air
  • MacBook Pro
  • Mac mini
  • Mac Pro

To determine your Mac’s model year, click on the Apple logo in the top-left menu bar and select About This Mac. The model year is listed in the main Overview tab.

Best multimedia applications for installing on macOS Sierra:

We recommend you always backup your previous OS data before upgrading to a new OS in case of losing any data.  When you are with the newer macOS Sierra, you are not only experiencing the features of the OS itself, but also checking if the applications you used to use can work right. It is a pity if your favorite Mac programs fail to be compatible with the macOS 10.12 Sierra. Here are some best multimedia applications for Mac that work on the latest macOS Sierra.

Airy YouTube Downloader

It helps to save YouTube video on your computer so that you can always watch it even if there is no Internet available.

Tune4mac

It includes DRM removel software from iTunes video converter, audiobook converter to iTunes audio converter. The software helps people get DRM-free content copy from the iTunes DRM-ed content.

VLC

It is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols.

Elmedia Player

It is a multifunctional free media player for Mac which supports a wide range of audio & video formats, including FLV, SWF, WMV, AVI, MOV, MP4, MP3, DAT, FLAC, M4V, MPG, MKV and more.

MPlayer OSX Extended

MPlayer OSX Extended is the future of MPlayer OSX. Leveraging the power of the MPlayer and FFmpeg open source projects, MPlayer OSX Extended aims to deliver a powerful, functional and no frills video player for OSX.

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard

It is a hard drive data recovery software that helps to get lost files back safely from PC/laptop/Server or other storage media for your easy digital life.

Final Cut Pro X

Apple’s professional-level video editing software, Final Cut Pro X, brings a ton of power in a simple interface to pros and consumers alike, and now it comes with stunning 3D titling capabilities.

Spotify

It is a digital music streaming service that gives you access to millions of songs for listening to music on mobile or tablet. You could search for any track, artist or album and listen for free or make and share playlists.

Handbrake

It is a free and open-source video converter program intended to both rip and convert video files to work on a number of supported devices.

iTunes DRM Audio Converter

It is an Apple Music converter, as well as iTunes M4P to MP3, audiobook converter. It removes DRM from Apple Music and convert the songs to plain MP3, AAC and lossless FLAC, WAV audio files.

iSkySoft iTube Studio 5.7.1

It helps people download online videos from YouTube and 1000+ other video-sharing sites such as BBC, TED, CBS, NY Times, FC2, Bilibili, etc. It fully supports for HTTP/RTMR/RTMPS/RTMPT in one-click.

Main Features of macOS Sierra:

The newly rebranded macOS comes with a host of new features, not the least of which being integration with Apple’s Siri virtual assistant. Previously restricted to iOS devices, Siri on Mac is expected to shift the paradigm of voice control on desktop with support for messaging, file and web searches, Notifications, system status and much more. Other enhancements include a new file system built for modern computer equipment, rich Messages, Photos app buffs, Apple Pay for the web and auto unlock via Apple Watch, among numerous under the hood improvements.

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