Apple’s Craig Federighi Confirms APFS Coming to Fusion Drives in a Future macOS High Sierra Update

The preliminary model of macOS Prime Sierra launched this morning ^(https://www.appmarsh.com/2018/09/25/apple-releases-macos-high-sierra/) limits the brand new Apple Report Machine (APFS) to Macs that experience all-flash integrated garage, except iMacs and Mac mini machines that function Fusion Drives.


Apple introduced the limitation ^(https://www.appmarsh.com/2018/09/18/apple-files-system-no-fusion-drive-support/) ultimate week in a give a boost to record that stated the preliminary liberate would now not permit Fusion Drives to be transformed to APFS, implying long run give a boost to, and now Apple instrument engineering leader Craig Federighi has showed APFS will certainly be coming to Fusion Drives in a later replace.

Federighi shared the data in an e mail despatched to appmarsh reader Michiel, who requested if APFS can be added later.

“Sure, we plan so as to add give a boost to in a long run replace,” answered Federighi.

Fusion Drives, to be had as a garage possibility for Apple’s iMac and Mac mini desktop machines, mix a difficult power with flash garage to give you the velocity of an SSD with the affordability of a regular arduous power. Ceaselessly accessed information are saved the use of flash garage, whilst much less continuously used information are moved to the arduous power.

The primary macOS Prime Sierra beta launched in June did come with give a boost to for Fusion Drives and transformed iMacs and Mac minis to APFS, however give a boost to used to be got rid of in next betas and used to be now not reimplemented, probably because of steadiness issues and insects with the function.

Apple Report Machine is a extra fashionable report machine than HFS+ and is optimized for forged state drives. It’s secure and protected, providing crash coverage, secure record saves, solid snapshots, simplified backups, and powerful local encryption.


Builders who came about to put in APFS on their machines had been supplied with directions for the best way to convert again to HFS+ in the meanwhile.

Apple’s macOS Prime Sierra press liberate ^(https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2018/09/macos-high-sierra-now-available-as-a-free-update/) additionally confirms the corporate’s plans to introduce APFS give a boost to for Fusion Drives and same old HDDs, however Apple has now not introduced a timeline on when we will be expecting the APFS replace to be launched.

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