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SoftRAID Beta for macOS High Sierra Users
(Update: In late September SoftRAID changed the notice to say update to SoftRAID 5.6.3.)
(original post follows regarding previous SoftRAID beta)
From the SoftRAID notice for users of macOS High Sierra:
"We've discovered a bug in High Sierra, which causes kernel panics when used with SoftRAID 5.6.1. The team at SoftRAID have isolated the bug and are working with Apple to fix it.
Meanwhile we have a beta version of SoftRAID that is safe to use with High Sierra.
Please contact to obtain this beta version."
Apple MainStage 3.3.2 Update
Info from the MainStage App store page for version 3.3.2.
(Requires OS X 10.11 or later and 64-bit CPU.)
- Fixes an issue that caused MainStage to quit unexpectedly after editing background colors or using the group command in Layout Mode

- The fadeout time in the Loopback plug-in has been extended to 60 seconds

- Addresses an issue that could cause the Preferences window to become inaccessible
More details in the release notes.
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Recent Apple Support/Troubleshooting/How-To Article Updates: (later first)

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

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Previous News Archive Summary:
    August 21st to 25th, 2017 News Archive
  • Carbon Copy Cloner 5.0 Update Release Notes
  • Safari Technology Preview 38 Release Notes
  • F1™ 2017 for macOS released (w/system requirements)
  • How to Bulletproof Your Backups
  • Micromat Drive Scope™ SMART utility for Mac
  • Apple plans to announce 4K HDR Apple TV in September
  • What Apple Can Learn From Its TV Failures
  • Apple's next US data center will be built in Iowa
  • Norsca Race Pack for Total War: WARHAMMER released
  • How to Add URLs to Your Dock Using Custom Icons
  • BioShock Remastered (1080P) released for macOS
  • New 8th Gen Intel Core Processors
  • Vudu now plays on Apple TV
  • LG G6P OLED TV v05.30.01 Update
  • Apple Support/How-To Article Updates:
    - Create a NetBoot, NetInstall, or NetRestore image
    - Use the Mac OS that came with your Mac, or a compatible newer version

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