macOS Catalina Patcher - Changelog

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1.0b1 - 6/24/2019

• Initial release

1.0b2 - 6/24/2019

• Fixed a compatibility issue with Mac OS X version 10.6 through 10.8

1.0b3 - 6/25/2019

• Removed the need to set the boot-args key of your NVRAM before installation

1.0b4 - 6/26/2019

• Fixed a crashing issue some users may experience

1.0b5 - 6/30/2019

• Added an all-new post-install tool, which will now be applied automatically after the system is installed

1.0b6 - 7/1/2019

• Updated the Legacy Video Card Patch

1.0b7 - 7/5/2019

• Added a new patch for legacy Marvell Ethernet controllers
• Added a new patch for legacy Intel Parallel-ATA/IDE controllers
• Updated the Legacy Video Card Patch

1.0b8 - 7/10/2019

• Patch Updater, a program used to update and re-install system patches, is now included with Catalina Patcher

1.0b9 - 7/11/2019

• Software APFS booting implementation is now included, and now no longer requires native APFS BootROM support to run Catalina

1.0b10 - 7/14/2019

• An option to disable the software APFS booter is included, allowing installation of it to be skipped even on machines on which it is required
• Fixed an issue where the kextcache may not get rebuilt after automatic installation of post-install patches

1.0b11 - 7/16/2019

• Updated to add support for Catalina Developer Preview 4/Public Beta 3

1.0.1 - 7/23/2019

• First non-beta release
• All installation methods are now fully implemented
• Added logging functionality in order to pinpoint issues if they do occur

1.0.2 - 7/25/2019

• Fixed an issue with the in-place installation feature
• In-place installation now no longer requires a machine with native APFS BootROM support

1.0.3 - 7/31/2019

• Added support for Catalina Developer Preview 5/Public Beta 4

1.0.4 - 8/3/2019

• Fixed an issue with a portion of the in-place installation feature
• Improved logging verbosity, and error handling

1.0.5 - 8/8/2019

• Fixed an issue with a portion of the in-place installation feature

1.0.6 - 8/9/2019

• Added a new boot disk selection feature for machines that do not support APFS booting natively, allowing you to easily switch between multiple macOS installations on different APFS volumes

1.0.7 - 8/20/2019

• Added support for Catalina Developer Preview 6/Public Beta 5