macOS Monterey (12.0)

Apple released macOS 12 Monterey on October 25, 2021.


Visit Apple's website to learn more about this macOS.


As always, to ensure you do not experience an interruption of service, please confirm that your files are backed up, and that your software and hardware are compatible with macOS 12 before upgrading.

  • If you use highly specialized academic software or have installed unique personal software, please verify with the vendor that it will be compatible with macOS Monterey before upgrading, or contact LTS for assistance with this.
  • If you are running macOS 10.11 or older, please contact LTS for assistance before upgrading.
  • Before any upgrade, as always, we strongly recommend that you perform a backup of all your data.

Hardware Requirements:
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
Early 2016 and later
MacBook Pro
Early 2015 and later