This guide will explain the differences between the two versions of Screen Studio: one for Apple Silicon devices and one for Apple devices with Intel processors.
If you're seeing this error, it means you're attempting to install the Screen Studio version for Mac with Apple Silicon on a Mac with an Intel processor. To install the correct version, go to our website https://www.screen.studio/download and download the version for Intel.
How to check whether my Mac has an Apple Silicon or Intel processor?
Click on the Apple menu in the top left corner of your screen.
Select "About This Mac" from the drop-down menu.
In the window that appears, look for the "Processor" or “Chip” information.
If the processor name includes "Apple" (e.g. "Apple M1"), then your Mac has an Apple Silicon processor.
If the processor name does not include "Apple" (e.g. "Intel Core i5"), then your Mac has an Intel processor.
What is Apple Silicon?
Apple Silicon is a new line of processors designed by Apple for Mac computers, such as the M1, M1 Max, M2, etc. These processors offer better performance and energy efficiency than previous generations, and are optimized specifically for Macs.
What is the difference between the two versions of Screen Studio?
The only difference between the two versions of Screen Studio is the type of processor they are designed to work with. The version for Apple Silicon devices is optimized to work with the new Apple processors, while the version for Intel devices is optimized to work with older Intel processors.
Which version should I use?
If you have a Mac with an Apple Silicon processor, you should use the version of Screen Studio optimized for Apple Silicon. If you have an older Mac with an Intel processor, you should use the version of Screen Studio optimized for Intel devices.
Can I use the wrong version of Screen Studio on my Mac?
It is possible to install the Intel version on a device with Apple silicon, but it is not recommended. This may cause performance issues or other problems. Attempting to install the Apple Silicon version on an Intel Mac will generate an error message.