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Retroactive

Version 2.0

Run discontinued Apple apps on current versions of macOS.

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Retroactive overview

Using Retroactive you can run Aperture, iPhoto, and iTunes on macOS Ventura, macOS Monterey, macOS Big Sur, and macOS Catalina. Xcode 11.7 on macOS Mojave. Final Cut Pro 7, Logic Pro 9, and iWork ’09 on macOS Mojave or macOS High Sierra.

What’s new in version 2.0

Updated on May 02 2023

Retroactive 2.0 improves compatibility with macOS Ventura and macOS Monterey:

  • Resolves a problem where iPhoto quits unexpectedly on macOS Monterey 12.3 or later
  • Fixes an issue where Full Disk Access cannot be enabled for iTunes on macOS Ventura
  • Adds instructions to use iTunes 12.9.5 on Mac computers with Apple Silicon

Information

License

Free

Size

53.7 MB

Downloads

6144

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.13 or later
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nicholas-25
nicholas-25
Jan 22 2024
2.0
5.0
Jan 22 2024
5.0
Version: 2.0
simple: it worked, no fuss.
dheckeler
dheckeler
Dec 30 2023
2.0
0.0
Dec 30 2023
0.0
Version: 2.0
Will there be an update to make it work with M powered Macs? iTunes will not open with the new laptop using Retroactive and Sonoma. Music is still super glitchy for big libraries. An update would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Dec 13 2023
2.0
3.0
Dec 13 2023
3.0
Version: 2.0
v2.0 is NO GO on macOS 14 Sonoma. You'll be able to do everything, including installing the old apps UNTIL it gets to the point of actually running the apps. At least that was the case when I installed iTunes v12.6.5. (Apple Music remains an annoying, buggy mess, despite my protestations directly to the highest 'tech support' at Apple). It was unable to do anything once it was running. It didn't access a duplicate Library file. It can't even go to the iTunes Store. It was effectively inert. - - I'll keep testing. But don't count on it working or being updated.
tbaum
tbaum
Aug 30 2023
2.0
0.0
Aug 30 2023
0.0
Version: 2.0
I use it for Aperture. I am so pleased you've got it working again. BUT it won't work with RAW images. I have Olympus RAW .ORF pictures. The image shows for just 1/2 second then changes to "unsupported image format". Reprocessing the photos several times does not fix this. Only occurs with RAW images. I'm using Ventura 13.5.1 and Retroactive 2.0. jpegs show up just fine, but most of my pics are RAW.
news2view
news2view
Aug 30 2023
2.0
0.0
Aug 30 2023
0.0
Version: 2.0
Any plans for Retroactive to allow CS6 to run? Still plenty of people miffed about being forced off of that software and the issues running it in virtualization without graphics acceleration…
brucedeb
brucedeb
Aug 29 2023
2.0
0.0
Aug 29 2023
0.0
Version: 2.0
i am running ventura (13.4.1) on a macbook pro (2019) but after installing retroactive 2 i get a message saying the OS is too new. will there be an update? i cannot get used to the new MUSIC app and would like to stay with itunes. i have a REALLY old imac and itunes runs flawlessly on that device.
Sleek
Sleek
May 2 2023
2.0
0.0
May 2 2023
0.0
Version: 2.0
This app should work on any old 3rd party Software, not only Apple Software.
nicholas-25
nicholas-25
Jan 22 2024
2.0
5.0
Jan 22 2024
5.0
Version: 2.0
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Dec 13 2023
2.0
3.0
Dec 13 2023
3.0
Version: 2.0
Genenyc
Genenyc
Oct 31 2023
2.0
5.0
Oct 31 2023
5.0
Version: 2.0
daveyarddave
daveyarddave
May 3 2023
2.0
5.0
May 3 2023
5.0
Version: 2.0
Ervins Strauhmanis
Ervins Strauhmanis
May 2 2023
2.0
5.0
May 2 2023
5.0
Version: 2.0
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