Find Out Which Macs Are Compatible with macOS Ventura

The new Mac software, macOS Ventura, was released to the public on October 24. Find out which Macs are compatible with macOS Ventura and which macOS features are available now.

The macOS Ventura Release Date

Availability: macOS Ventura is available to the public as of October 24.

You should be able to download macOS Ventura on any compatible Mac. If you're ready to take the plunge, find out how to download and install the new Mac operating system.

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Which Macs Can Run macOS Ventura?

Here's the full list of macOS-compatible Macs:

  • iMac (2017 and later)
  • MacBook Pro (2017 and later)
  • MacBook Air (2018 and later)
  • MacBook (2017 and later)
  • Mac Pro (2019 and later)
  • iMac Pro
  • Mac mini (2018 and later).

New macOS Ventura Features to Watch For

When you do update your Mac, there will be a number of things you'll notice right away. Here are some of the most talked-about new macOS Ventura features that will be available as soon as you've installed the update:

  • Handoff will allow you to take calls on your Mac and transfer them to your iPhone.
  • Continuity Camera turns your iPhone into a webcam for your Mac. 
  • SharePlay will work in Messages where you will be able to watch TV shows and use apps while engaging in conversations.
  • Stage Manager will help you multitask by organizing apps and windows for fast and easy transitions between tasks.

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Kenya Smith

Kenya Smith is a Feature Web Writer for iPhone Life. She has a bachelor's degree in Strategic Communication and has written articles for two newspapers in her home state of Virginia. She also won first place in non-daily column writing for the 2019 and 2020 Virginia Press Association Awards.