During today’s WWDC keynote, Apple renamed OS X to macOS, as we had all expected. With this new version of macOS, it drops support for older Macs, specifically those made in 2007 and 2008.
Below is a list of Macs that are compatible to run macOS Sierra, according to Apple at their keynote:
- MacBook (late 2009 and later)
- iMac (late 2009 and later)
- MacBook Air (2010 and later)
- MacBook Pro (2010 and later)
- Mac Mini (2010 and later)
- Mac Pro (2010 and later)
The following Macs capable of running OS X El Capitan right now, did not make the cut for macOS Sierra:
- MacBook (late 2008 Aluminum)
- MacBook Pro (mid/late 2007)
- MacBook Air (late 2008)
- Mac mini (early 2009)
- iMac (mid 2007)
- Mac Pro (early 2008)
- Xserve (early 2009)
Developers received access to macOS Sierra beta for testing today, while the public beta will arrive in July, followed by a widespread public release in the Fall.
Did you Mac make the cut for macOS Sierra?