macOS 10.12 Sierra

by Ákos Karóczkai and Szabolcs Mikó · updated: 11.18.2016

Apple has released macOS 10.12 Sierra on September 20, 2016.

GRAPHISOFT maintains compatibility with ARCHICAD version 19 and 20 and has released new updates to address already discovered Sierra specific issues. If you would like to upgrade to macOS 10.12 Sierra, please make sure to install the latest ARCHICAD & BIM Server/BIMcloud Updates beforehand. The updates can be downloaded from here.


Most important Sierra related issues and solutions


ARCHICAD compatibility by different versions

Supported versions

  • ARCHICAD 21: Supported for all language versions.
  • ARCHICAD 21 Solo: Supported for all language versions.
  • ARCHICAD 20: Supported for all language versions.
  • ARCHICAD 20 Solo: Supported for all language versions.
  • ARCHICAD 19: Supported from Update 7006 for all language versions.
  • ARCHICAD 19 Solo: Supported from Update 7007 for all language versions.

Not supported but compatible versions

  • ARCHICAD 18: Not supported with compatibility updates.
  • ARCHICAD 18 Solo: Not supported with compatibility updates.

Known issue with the above versions: Drag and drop doesn’t work in Organizer

Not compatible versions

  • ARCHICAD 17 and older: Not compatible with macOS 10.12 Sierra
  • ARCHICAD 17 Solo and older: Not compatible with macOS 10.12 Sierra

ARCHICAD STAR(T) Edition

  • ARCHICAD STAR(T) 2016: Compatible, but not supported with compatibility updates.
  • ARCHICAD STAR(T) 2015 and older: Not compatible with macOS 10.12 Sierra

The most critical issues with the above versions:

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