Apples new operating system is a mixed bag currently – on a new computer it is great , secure , quick and the end of iTunes is not that bad.
However – there are issues . Apple have been warning people that if you have 32 bit apps they will not run on Catalina , but my phone has been running ” hot ” with people that have installed the upgrade and have now run into issues.
The first thing I will tell you is stop the automatic update until you are ready to install.
Go to System Preferences then ” Software Update ” and stop it by removing the tick .
Check for 32 bit apps on your computer : How To Check For 32 Bit Apps
Scan the list and see what impact this will have on you:
- Old versions of Office will not work
- Audacity will not work
- Epson scanners have an issue
- Some Torrent software will not run
You then have to go through and find new versions of this 32 bit software , so be wise before you go to Catalina – there is no rush.
Here are some articles to read before attempting to install Catalina