Adapt your iPad app for Mac Catalyst

Discover the latest updates to Mac Catalyst and find out how you can tailor your iPad app so that it looks and feels even more at home on the Mac. Explore enhancements to the application lifecycle, integrate new extensions into your apps, and learn how the new look and feel of macOS impacts Mac Catalyst apps. Find out what apps are great candidates to adopt the Mac Idiom, and what benefits you can expect when Optimizing for Mac, such as graphical performance gains, sharper text, and an interface designed specifically for Apple’s desktops and laptops. And understand how to make your Mac Catalyst app accessible for everyone.

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What's new in Mac Catalyst

Discover the latest updates to Mac Catalyst and find out how you can bring your iPadOS app to the Mac. Explore enhancements to the application lifecycle, integrate new extensions into your apps, and learn how the new look and feel of macOS impacts Mac Catalyst apps. Get a taste of the new Optimized...

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Optimize the interface of your Mac Catalyst app

Discover how to tailor your Mac Catalyst app so that it looks and feels even more at home on the Mac by using the new “Optimize Interface for Mac” option in Xcode. Explore new layout and appearance options for Catalyst apps, and learn how they can provide you with graphical performance gains,...

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Accessibility design for Mac Catalyst

Make your Mac Catalyst app accessible to all — and bring those improvements back to your iPad app. Discover how a great accessible iPad app automatically becomes a great accessible Mac app when adding support for Mac Catalyst. Learn how to further augment your experience with support for mouse...

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Design for iPad

Discover the building blocks for designing a great iPad app: Learn how to minimize use of modal interfaces and leverage the new sidebar to increase efficiency by streamlining navigation and facilitating powerful drag and drop interactions. See how to take advantage of iPad’s versatile interaction...

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Build for iPad

Learn how to improve iPad apps to leverage the increased screen size and additional features of iPadOS, and help people accomplish more with their devices. Discover how you can build detailed multi-column layouts and integrate lists into your app with little adjustment to your existing code....