Males me wonder why porting ACR or LrC Develop module to Apple Silicon is taking so long. Is the delay more than just porting and also has more redesign work to offer significantly more speed or some new features? Hopefully Adobe can release it by the June WWDC event, if not before.
Details about the problems with plugins and CEP extensions. Plugins need to be updated to run on Apple Silicon. Extensions previously made for CEP need to be ported to UXP.
I spoke too soon. ACR on my Mini is still an Intel app. I guess Adobe will release both ACR and LRC for as Universal apps at the same time. Hopefully that will be no later than the April product marketing event.
We now have PS, ACR and Lr (lite) running as Universal apps that can do Apple Silicon, or x86 CPUs. So indeed the missing piece is LrC. Makes you wonder what bug they have found that was not already found in the other apps.
It was nice to see Photoshop and ACR move to native mode Apple Silicon by becoming "Universal" apps. PS was definitely faster on my M1 Mini. With PS, ACR, and Lr all moved to native mode, we are just waiting for the move of LrC to Universal status. Hopefully that will also give a...