Discord With Native Apple Silicon Support Now Rolling Out

A version of Discord with native support for Apple silicon Macs is now rolling out to users, almost a year and a half after the first Macs with Apple silicon chips were shipped to customers.

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Until now, Discord users have had to rely on Rosetta 2 technology to use Discord on Apple's latest Macs. While usable, Discord on Rosetta 2, which translates apps made for Intel-based Macs to run on Apple silicon, was riddled with poor performance and battery life complaints.

In the latest version of Discord for macOS, the app is now a Universal app, meaning it's designed to run both natively on Intel and Apple silicon-based systems. Discord was previously testing native Apple silicon support in beta, and it's now exited beta and is rolling out to users. The latest version of Discord for macOS can be found on its website.

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Top Rated Comments

BigMac? Avatar
9 months ago
Great to see.
Now MS it’s up to you to update Teams!
Score: 14 Votes (Like | Disagree)
antibolo Avatar
9 months ago
Discord is an Electron app, so they really had no excuse for taking this long.
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
DeepIn2U Avatar
9 months ago

Great to see.
Now MS it’s up to you to update Teams!
Nah MS needs to overhaul Teams. Not the performance everything about Teams blows chunks!
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Vulkan Avatar
9 months ago

Great to see.
Now MS it’s up to you to update Teams!
what they need to do is drop it in a trash can and burn it. But that is a topic for another thread.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
BrownyQ Avatar
9 months ago

do people use Discord as an alternative to Slack? i don't really quite understand how people are using it?
I believe Discord is geared more towards gaming and associated communities, as well an alternative to group chats.

I've been using Discord for the past six plus years as the go-to chat for my friend group, and it continues to grow in popularity, it seems.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Populus Avatar
9 months ago
Now hopefully they will fix the iPad version ('https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/problems-with-discord-app-on-ipados-15-3.2334044/') when used with an external keyboard, such as the Magic Keyboard or the Smart Keyboard Folio.

And no, I’m not talking about the intro key, that’s already fixed. I’m talking about how the predictive toolbar breaks the app completely in many iPad models
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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