Is it possible to run Intel apps on a M1 Mac? I just gave it a try and was pleasantly surprised: I was able to run 32 and 64 bit win32 apps built with Xojo…
- Get the technical preview of Parallels for M1 macs: Parallels Desktop for Mac with Apple M1 chip (Apple Silicon)
- Download the Windows Insider build of Windows for ARM: Download Windows Insider Preview ARM64
In brief testing, my 32 bit Xojo app worked fine. My 64 bit Xojo app had a little more trouble. One thing I noticed is that my ISS (InnoSetup installer script) had this line:
which prevents the installer from running on ARM Windows.
I changed it to
and it now works.
I’m still seeing some issues which I think have to do with file paths on windows that I’m investigating, but overall I was pretty happy with how my software worked.