macOS 12 Monterey Compatability List

It’s official, the new version of macOS will be called Montery and as always people will be wondering “will it support my Mac”. To check if your Mac is compatible first of all goto  -> about this Mac -> overview to see your model:

iMac: late 2015 and later
Mac Pro: Late 2013 and later
iMac Pro: 2017 and later
Mac mini: Late 2014 and later
MacBook Air: Early 2015 and later
Macbook: Early 2016 and later
MacBook Pro: Early 2015 and later

Universal Control Compatability:

MacBook Pro (2016 and later), MacBook (2016 and later), MacBook Air (2018 and later), iMac (2017 and later), iMac (5K Retina 27-inch, Late 2015), iMac Pro, Mac mini (2018 and later), and Mac Pro (2019);


Live Text in Photos:

M1 Macs only.

Interactive Globe and New City Experiences:

M1 Macs only.

Low Power Mode:

Available on MacBook (Early 2016 and later) and MacBook Pro (Early 2016 and later). Reduces system clock speed and display brightness to extend battery life.

AirPlay to Mac:

MacBook Pro (2018 and later), MacBook Air (2018 and later), iMac (2019 and later), iMac Pro (2017), Mac mini (2020 and later), Mac Pro (2019)

Spatial Audio:

Available on Mac models (2018 and later).
Portrait Mode (FaceTime): M1 Macs only.


Keyboard Dictation:

On-device dictation and any length dictation (prev limit 1min) only on M1 Macs.

Needless to say that all recent M1 powered laptops are supported with all of the above features.