WWDC 2018: Apple Says They Are Not Merging MacOS and iOS

A new porting platform for developers is coming in 2019.


While MacOS and iOS applications have gotten closer and closer over the years, Apple confirms that the company will not be merging the two. All is not lost, though. Coming to developers in 2019, Apple is making it easier to port iOS applications to MacOS. 

During the WWDC 2018 keynote, it was pointed out that the apps for both platforms are already built on similar frameworks. The Mojave MacOS reveal showed a few previously iOS exclusive apps brought over to the Mac and developers will have access to this porting sometime next year. Be sure to check out WWDC 2018 landing page for all the coolest stories. Here are just a few other reveals that took place during Apple's keynote:

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