Unveiled during Apple’s WWDC livestream, the new macOS 12 “Monterey” update brings a host of new productivity and connectivity features, including a Universal Control tool that pairs your Mac and iPad with a single mouse and keyboard. But will your Mac support Monterey when it rolls out this fall?
Most Big Sur Macs can run Monterey. The only Big Sur-compatible Macs that can not run Monterary are the 201
Here’s a full list of every Mac that can download the Monterey update when it rolls out this fall:
- MacBook Pro (2015 and later)
- MacBook Air (2015 and later)
- MacBook (2016 and later)
- iMac (Late 2015 and later)
- iMac Pro (all models)
- Mac Pro (Late 2013 and later)
- Mac Mini (Late 2014 and later)
Unless you’re an avid Apple fan, you probably don’t know what year your Mac came out. To check your Mac’s release year, tap the Apple Menu icon in the left corner of your toolbar and tap About This Mac. You should see the model name and release year in a pop-up window.
Those in the Apple Developer Program can now download a preview of macOS 12. A public beta will launch in July and the full version of macOS Monterey will release sometime this fall.