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Wait to upgrade to macOS 14 Sonoma

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This week, Apple is releasing its newest operating system, macOS 14 Sonoma. As is often the case with new operating systems, there are incompatibilities with a number of widely used applications at CU Boulder and beyond. Because of this, OIT recommends faculty, staff, and students wait to upgrade Apple devices to macOS 14 until key incompatibilities are addressed.

OIT is in the process of testing the new operating system and has found numerous incompatibilities with OIT-supported software. The macOS 14 Sonoma Release Information page is your resource for more details about known issues, and we’ll continue to update that page as we learn more.

As we have done in the past, all Mac systems enrolled in Dedicated Desktop Support (DDS) will be prevented from upgrading until OIT feels the system has resolved significant compatibility issues. 

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Visit the Software Lifecycle page to find all of OIT’s recommendations about current software and operating systems. If you have questions about Sonoma or any of OIT’s recommendations, please contact the IT Service Center at or call 303-735-4357 or, if you're a DDS customer, open a case with your DDS Technician.