macOS High Sierra Patcher - Changelog

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1.0.1

- Initial release

1.1

- Fixed the native High Sierra installer, getting rid of the need to use and bundle the El Capitan installer. Download size is greatly reduced.

2.0.1

- Added a new feature that allows downloading of the macOS High Sierra Installer App directly from Apple.

2.1.0

- Added support for APFS.

2.1.3

- Changed APFS booting implementation, fixing an issue with iCloud services.

2.2.3

- Added a new System Preferences item for APFS users, that allows switching between APFS boot volumes on the same disk.

2.2.4

- Minor changes made to ensure compatibility with final macOS High Sierra release.

2.2.5

- Fixed a minor UI issue.

2.2.6

- Slightly changed the macOS Downloading implementation, saving all files to the specified directory instead of temporarily using the AppData directory.
- Minor UI tweaks made.

2.3.0

- Added a new patch for AMD Radeon HD 5xxx, 6xxx, and 7xxx series video cards on the Mac Pro 3,1.
- Added a new backlight control patch needed for some systems.
- Slightly tweaked the APFS booting method.

2.3.1

- Added support for the final release of High Sierra.
- Includes a new version of Patch Updater that allows viewing and re-installing of installed patch updates.

2.3.2

- Fixed an issue with the AMD GPU Patch with Radeon HD 7xxx series cards.
- Fixed an issue where the tool may crash while creating a USB drive.

2.3.3

- Fixed a crashing issue with the post-install tool.

2.3.4

- Fixed an issue with the macOS Downloading feature.

2.3.5

- Fixed an issue where the AMD GPU Patch would be unnecessarily installed on some machines.

2.3.6

- Added notifications for when drive creation is complete.

2.4.0

- Added support for booting encrypted APFS volumes.

2.5.0

- Completely re-wrote initial installer volume creation/patching implementation.
- Added support for using an internal drive as a patched installer.
- Improved error catching.
- Decreased the likelihood that an error will occur while creating a patched installer drive.