Apple today started sending out e-mails to designers, advising them that since February 1, 2015, all apps submitted to the App Store have to be developed with the iOS 8 software development set and consist of 64-bit support. Developers were initial educated of the approaching policies back in October, after the launch of iOS 8 and the iPhone 6/6 Plus.
The email also specifies that since June 1, 2015, all application updates sent to the App Store will certainly need to abide by the very same needs, offering the firm a method to make certain all existing apps make the most of 64-bit support and are iOS 8 certified. The change to across-the-board 64-bit assistance will certainly provide improved application performance on 64-bit devices.Dear Developer, As we revealed in October,
starting February 1, 2015 new iOS applications submitted to the App Store should consist of 64-bit support and be constructed with the iOS 8 SDK. Starting June 1, 2015 app updates will certainly likewise should adhere to the very same needs. To make it possible for 64-bit in your task, we recommend using the default Xcode build setup of “Specification architectures “to develop a solitary binary with both 32-bit and 64-bit code.Apple initial started asking developers to send 64-bit apps following the September 2013 launch of the iPhone 5s, which presented the 64-bit A7 cpu. All of Apple’s newest devices, consisting of the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air 2, and iPad mini 3 feature 64-bit processors, as does the iPad mini 2 and the original iPad Air. At the current time, developers are still permitted to submit 32-bit apps in addition to global binaries, but that option will expire when February rolls around. [source]