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Please can you upgrade the Dropbox app so that it works natively on Apple Silicon Macs (M1) without Rosetta.
Rosetta is not an option as it annihilates the battery.
This may be a duplicate of the below idea however that started for ARM processors in general and you haven't looked at it in 6 years so starting an Apple specific idea in the hope you see it.
There are also lots of comments on this thread to help support the case for demand:
I can only assume the person who typed "This idea is going to need a bit more support before we share your suggestion with our team." has no idea what these words mean: architecture, ARM, M1, Intel, microprocessor, compile, Rosetta.
This inexcusable. If you don't actually understand a request, don't reply. Ask for help with someone more knowledgable than you.
Seriously? Needs more votes to have the desktop app be natively compatible with MacOS, which represents > 10% of all desktop OS? Come on Dropbox, don't force us to migrate to Google Drive, which already IS compatible with the M1 architecture. Please address this!
Signed up specifically to vote for this. Native support for Apple Silicon needs to happen and should not be predicated on enough users having to complain via a "share idea" system. Dropbox, you are letting down your paid customers by taking the stance you have. Do better!
It's ilogical, incomprehensible and, honestly, dumb, that Dropbox doesn't do that without needing us, the users, to vote for this.
Unless they do that in the next few months (or whatever it's left of my current subscription plan) I will be moving to Google Drive. And I URGE everybody to do the same.
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This is crazy. By not supporting M1 they're essentially not supporting Mac anymore in a usable way. I'd never thought about not renewing my membership before, but typing this on a brand new M1 Max 16 inch, and copying all my files across to iCloud Drive.
I remember back when this thread only had 9 pages. I feel so old.
Current version absolutely destroys my battery
And there it is,
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That you're forcing us to come here and vote on a feature that you should be EAGER to do is a joke. This company is a joke. You're a feature, not a product. Start acting more like the feature you are, please, and support basic functionality that we shouldn't have to beg you to support.
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