macOS High Sierra Compatibility List (Updated 2020)

macos high sierra compatibility list

There are perfectly good reasons why you may choose macOS High Sierra over macOS Mojave.

Maybe you just want to have a more stable version of macOS or you may simply not be ready to jump ship to the all-new macOS Mojave which can be filled with bugs that Apple has not gone on to fix yet.

It could also be that you may have an older Mac model lying around and you wish to update it so that you can give it to your younger cousin to use.

Whatever reason it may be, macOS High Sierra is a good choice and one that is easy to operate and a little less bug-infested.

In this super-quick guide, I’ll guide you step-by-step on how you can actually find out what your year/model of your Mac is as well as show you the most up-to-date version (2019) of the macOS High Sierra compatibility list.

Let’s dive right in.



macOS High Sierra Compatibility List (Updated 2019)


If your Mac is a model is in the list below, then it is compatible with macOS High Sierra:

  MacBook Pro (Mid 2010 or newer)

  MacBook Air (Late 2010 or newer)

  MacBook (Late 2009 or newer)

  iMac (Late 2009 or newer)

  Mac mini (Mid 2010 or newer)

  Mac Pro (Mid 2010 or newer)



Help! How do I find what year and model my Mac is to run macOS High Sierra?

Simple. Just jump into your Apple menu (the apple icon), click on About This Mac and the Overview section will show you what year and model your Mac is.


macos high sierra compatibility list



We hope that this list has helped you figure out if macOS High Sierra is compatible with your Mac model. If you have questions, please feel free to leave a comment below, and we will love to help you out. ❤


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  1. A well-written, detailed and comprehensive list. Really helpful in getting me started with High Sierra on my Mac. Thank you. 🙂

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