does quicksilver run natively on the new M1 Macs on Apple Silicon?

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Jamie Tilton

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Feb 24, 2021, 6:14:55 PMFeb 24
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the subject says it all really.  does anyone know if quicksilver has been updated to run natively on the new apple M1 Macs?  I just moved to the new M1 Mac mini and would love to install Quicksilver (without it slowing down my system thru Rosetta)...  

Rob McBroom

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Feb 24, 2021, 6:20:31 PMFeb 24
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On 24 Feb 2021, at 12:36, Jamie Tilton wrote:

> the subject says it all really. does anyone know if quicksilver has
> been
> updated to run natively on the new apple M1 Macs?

It hasn’t. Mainly because building with more recent versions of Xcode
comes with some undesirable side-effects, but M1 support is only
available in the latest version.

> I just moved to the new M1 Mac mini and would love to install
> Quicksilver
> (without it slowing down my system thru Rosetta)...

I have no personal experience, but my understanding is that Intel code
generally runs faster on M1 chips than on Intel chips, so I don’t
think you need to worry about anything being slow.

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Darryl

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Jul 6, 2021, 7:31:26 AMJul 6
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As has been my custom for years, I installed Quicksilver on my new 13" MacBook Air and was disappointed  to see this message after extracting Quicksilver from the .dmg file and also installing Rosetta.

Model Name: MacBook Air
Chip: Apple M1
Memory: 16 GB
macOS 11.4
Screen Shot 2021-07-03 at 2.34.23 PM.png

Rob McBroom

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Jul 6, 2021, 7:35:36 AMJul 6
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On 3 Jul 2021, at 15:46, Darryl wrote:

> As has been my custom for years, I installed Quicksilver on my new 13"
> MacBook Air and was disappointed to see this message after extracting
> Quicksilver from the .dmg file and also installing Rosetta.

That’s about code signing, not the M1 transition. If you right-click
Quicksilver and choose “Open” once, it’ll launch normally after
that.

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Nathan Henrie

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Jul 6, 2021, 4:08:38 PMJul 6
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Yes, I have gotten that code signing popup for any number of apps for a few years now.

Quicksilver runs fine on M1 when compiled from source. I don't think the latest release is universal yet though, which I was hoping to help with. I think once https://github.com/actions/virtual-environments/issues/2486 is closed and macos-11 is available on Github Actions, I was hoping to look at getting universal release builds automatically compiled, though looking through the tooling for QS releases this might be a bigger project than I anticipated.
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