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Apple Released Catalina macOS : List of Compatible Devices & How to Update?

Apple-catalina-compatible devices and how to install

Apple is pushing a new update of its macOS every year. This year’s Apple macOS named as Catalina. 

However, as we all know that, it’s very tough to provide support to the old devices with the latest technology and advancement. That is why this year’s macOS Catalina update is also not supporting a few of the old Apple devices. Read on which are the compatible devices for Catalina macOS.

macOS Catalina Supported mac devices/ Compatible Mac devices

If you have seen Apple WWDC 2019, the company already revealed that almost all the Mac users of 2012 or later would be able to upgrade to this year’s update. However, there is still no official announcement there about Catalina compatibility. Here below is the complete list of devices (Macs).

macOS Catalina Compatible MacBook Pro
MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012)
MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2012)
MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2012)
MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2012)
MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2013)
MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2013)
MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Early 2013)
MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Late 2013)
MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Late 2013)
MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014)
MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2014)
MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2014)
MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015)
MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015)
MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015)
MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2016, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports)
MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2016, Four Thunderbolt 3 ports)
MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2016)
MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports)
MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, Four Thunderbolt 3 ports)
MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2017)
MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2018, Four Thunderbolt 3 ports)
MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2018)
MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2019, Four Thunderbolt 3 ports)
MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2019)
MacOS Catalina Supported MacBook Air
MacBook Air 2018
MacBook Air 2012
iMac
iMac Slim Unibody (2012)
iMac Slim Unibody with Retina 5K Display (2014)
iMac Pro (2017)
macOS Catalina on Mac Mini
Macmini6,1 – 2012
Macmini6,2 – 2012
Macmini7,1 – 2014
Mac mini USB – C 2018
macOS Catalina Supported Mac Pro
Mac Pro Second Generation 2013
Mac Pro Third Generation 2019

If your Apple devices listed in the above list, then don’t wait to go to the settings and upgrade your Mac today.

Follow the below tutorial to download and install macOS Catalina

How to Download and Install macOS Catalina

Updating your macOS is the same process as before. Follow the below steps if you don’t know or you are new user for Mac. 

» Go to System Preferences

» Tap on Software Update (Under System Preferences)

» Wait for the process to complete

» Once the macOS Catalina Update is loaded, click on Upgrade Now

» Now, wait to complete the OS file download (Cataline OS file is 8GB)

» Click on Install Now.

That’s it, yo’re done! Enjoy the new features.

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