How to know if your Mac is working in 64Bit mode.

Very simple method, just folow the steps:

Go to: About This Mac, click on the More Info button:

A new window will open. Now go to Software and check for: 64-bit Kernel and Extensions

See if its like in the image below:


If so, your machine is normally booting in 32Bit mode.

To test in 64Bit mode, just press and hold the keys 6 and 4 while booting. Beware that some Kernel apps might not work properly.

Go to Applications underneath Software and see what apps are ready for 64 Bit mode:

As you can see, some are already 64 bit kernel apps, other’s still not. Let’s wait to see what the future holds 😉

Enjoy 😉

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