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xucode is a userland microcode updater for macOS. No more waiting for Apple.

Supports all Intel Macs and can work with SIP enabled.

To use this program, you must copy the folder intel-ucode from Intel's "Linux Processor Microcode Data File" to /usr/local/share/xucode/intel-ucode!


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To install or update it:

  1. download xucode.zip, extract it
  2. double click install.command
  3. reboot

If you are updating from the first version of xucode, which was only posted on MacRumors, please run:

sudo launchctl load -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.ucupdate.plist

To uninstall it:

  1. double click uninstall.command
  2. reboot