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Apple releases graphics fix for certain iMac models

The update fixes issues that may cause an iMac to become unresponsive when looking at large JPEG images in Finder or Preview. The problem impacts three iMac models, including the iMac with 5K Retina display.

  • iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, Late 2014)
  • iMac (21.5-inch, Late 2013)
  • iMac (27-inch, Late 2013)

The fix is available for download at the link below. Apple has more information about this fix in their support article here{.nofollow}.

Source: Apple (opens in new tab)

Joseph Keller is the former Editor in Chief of iMore. An Apple user for almost 20 years, he spends his time learning the ins and outs of iOS and macOS, always finding ways of getting the most out of his iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac.

4 Comments
  • Haven't had this problem on my new iMac, but thanks for the heads up!
  • Same here.
  • I was having this with the new photos app. And my new camera with 24 megapixel images. I thought it was the app
  • This problem was affecting my 5k, and after several crashes, and several reports to Apple I guess they got the problem fixed. I was having trouble Preview-ing a 21mb JPEG on my desktop, and my computer would crash immediately.