Apple makes it clear that 32-bit applicatis the Mac will disappear and that the future will be in 64 bits ly. So how do you know if your Mac has a 32-bit or 64-bit processor? Read to learn how.
64-bit processors can access much more memory than 32-bit processors. They can also handle processor requests more efficiently than their 32-bit counterparts. Apple decided years ago to switch to 64-bit processors exclusively for the Mac, as well as for the iPhone and the iPad.
macOS is in 64 and 32 bit since 2005, and usually if you bought a new Mac in 2007 or later, its processor is 64 bits.
How to see if your Mac's processor is 32-bit or 64-bit
To see if your Mac's processor is 32-bit or 64-bit, go to Apple Menu and choose About This Mac. Under the operating system versi and the model name of the computer, you will see your processor.
If the processor is an Intel Core Solo or Intel Core Duo processor, it is ly a 32 bit processor. Here are the Intel 64-bit processors that Apple used …