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SoftRAID 5.5.5, SoftRAID Lite 5.5.5 Update (macOS Sierra compatible)
The SoftRAID download page has v5.5.5 of both versions (as well as features comparison list). Due to length, I've posted a separate page with the complete release notes/list of new features and bug fixes for the full 5.5.5 version. (Some also apply to the v5.5.5 Lite version - see PDF in the download.)
SoftRAID lists 5.5.5 as "the version we recommend for all (SoftRAID) users and is required if plan to run macOS 10.12 Sierra."
  
macOS 10.12 Sierra Download, Reviews, macOS Server v5.2, macOS Sierra forum:
(See below for related docs on security fixes.)
(Update: Added Nvidia graphics driver update for macOS Sierra 10.12 to the Video topics page.)
If you're running an Nvidia card not supported by native Apple drivers, the Sierra upgrade will break existing Nvidia web drivers. I'll post any web page D/L for Nvidia graphics drivers for Sierra (and any CUDA update) when spotted, but they usually appear first in Nvidia's driver prefs check.
Other 3rd party drivers also often require updates for a major OS version upgrade. Ditto for Safari Extensions that may be broken by a major Safari version upgrade. Also if you're using any AV software, it may cause problems with an OS update. (Disable or remove it before applying the Sierra upgrade.)
  
Apple Support Articles on macOS Sierra, macOS Server 5.2, Safari 10, More:

Apple How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates:

Page of How-To, Troubleshooting & Tips for Mac/OS X/iOS Users from Airplay to Thunderbolt.
  

Other Software Updates, Tips, PR:

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Previous News Archive Summary:
    September 14th to 16th, 2016 News Archive
  • Carbon Copy Cloner 4.1.10 Updated Released (Sierra support + other fixes)
  • OWC Guide on Mac Pro Tower Gaming Rig Upgrades
  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided comes to Mac and Linux
  • Little Snitch 3.7 adds macOS Sierra support, more
  • iTunes Remote app 4.3 (iOS 10 compatible)
  • OWC Intros Drive Dock with USB 3.1 Gen 1
  • Pokémon GO v1.7.1 (iOS app)
  • Amazon Video iOS app v3.8.1

For links to older news pages, see the Archives.
  


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