Mac OS latest version is sierra 10.12 which is compatible to many Mac Book’s. Below in this article you will also see the list of mac OS sierra compatibility. Apple will try to give sierra version to as much device as it can. But it also depends on the device hardware compatibility. Means that device also must sport the sierra version.
If you have bought a new Mac Book then sierra version is easily compatible with your device. But it may be a problem for those who bought mac in 2009 or past. In this sierra version apple is trying to enhance its features and facilities. Apple is also trying to make this version compatible for most mac books.
Mac OS sierra version is available online to download at many websites. You can go there and download it. But the question arises about your mac OS sierra compatibility. Does your hardware support this sierra version? If supports than you can download it else you have to think something different or you can download its older version.
You may install this mac OS sierra version in old Mac Book’s but it may have certain problems. You must know how to deal with mac OS sierra problems
List of Devices that are Compatible with Mac OS Sierra
The devices which are mainly built after 2009 or 10 are compatible but the older versions are not compatible and may cause problems. I promised earlier that I will give you the list of device that are compatible with mac OS sierra. Following are the list of mac OS sierra compatibility.
- Mac Book Air (2010 and later)
- Mac Mini (2010 and later)
- Mac Pro (2010 and later)
- Mac Book (Late 2009 and later)
- I Mac (Late 2009 and later)
So these are the devices along with their year version. You can see whether your device is compatible or not. We have also given the way to see your mac version, date of manufacture in other word you can see your mac compatibility.
Checking your Mac for Mac OS Sierra Compatibility
You can see that your system is compatible or not by seeing its version number and year of manufacture. You may don’t know how to see it but not to be worried because it is very informal. We will tell you how to see your mac compatibility. Following is the method for checking your mac for mac OS sierra compatibility.
Firstly you have to open “Apple menu” which is normally on the left top corner. After it open you have to click “overview option”. There you can see your mac version and mac date of manufacture, as I told you it is really informal.
You may have noticed that Mac Book’s which are incompatible have better hardware. These devices do not supports mac OS sierra. This fact insures that OS version of mac is not based on its hardware which including its ram, processor and motherboard. But it is based on other factors like its date of manufacture and version.
The sierra 10.12 version is not compatible than you can switch to other version like OS x 10.11 which may be compatible with your Mac Book.