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Universal 2 apps are fat binaries with support for both 64-bit Intel and Apple processors.


Universal 2 was announced at the 2020 Worldwide Developers Conference.[1] Xcode 12 allows developers to compile application binaries for both processor types.[2] The first operating from Apple to be compiled as a Universal 2 binary is macOS Big Sur.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 WWDC Special Event — June 22 by Apple, YouTube. 2020-06-22.
  2. Apple announces Mac transition to Apple silicon, Apple Inc. 2020-06-23.

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