# Supported Models

Any hardware supporting SSE4.1 CPU and 64-Bit firmware work on this patcher. To check your hardware model, run the following command on the applicable machine in the terminal:

system_profiler SPHardwareDataType | grep 'Model Identifier'

The below table will list all supported and unsupported functions of the patcher currently:

Regarding OS support, see below:

  • Machines listing YES - Monterey and older means they cannot run macOS Ventura at this time. Machines with only YES can run all of the supported macOS versions offered by OpenCore Legacy Patcher.
Support Entry Supported OSes Description Comment
HostOS macOS 10.9 - macOS 13 Refers to OSes where running OpenCore-Patcher.app are supported Supports 10.7+ if Python 3.9 or higher (opens new window) is manually installed, simply run the OpenCore-Patcher.command located in the repo
TargetOS macOS 11 - macOS 13 Refers to OSes that can be patched to run with OpenCore May support 10.4 and newer (in a potentially broken state). No support provided.

# MacBook

SMBIOS Year Supported Comment
MacBook1,1 Mid-2006 NO 32-Bit CPU limitation
MacBook2,1 Late 2006 32-Bit Firmware limitation
MacBook3,1 Late 2007
MacBook4,1 Early 2008 YES - Monterey and older - No GPU Acceleration in Mavericks and newer
- No Keyboard and Trackpad
- No USB
MacBook5,1 Late 2008 - GPU Acceleration in Public Beta, see current issues (#108 (opens new window))
- Supports macOS Monterey and older (Ventura support in development)
MacBook5,2 Early 2009
MacBook6,1 Late 2009
MacBook7,1 Mid-2010
MacBook8,1 Mid-2015 YES Everything is supported
MacBook9,1 Early 2016

# MacBook Air

SMBIOS Year Supported Comment
MacBookAir1,1 Early 2008 NO Requires SSE4.1 CPU
MacBookAir2,1 Late 2008 YES - Monterey and older - GPU Acceleration in Public Beta, see current issues (#108 (opens new window))
- Supports macOS Monterey and older (Ventura support in development)
MacBookAir3,1 Late 2010
MacBookAir3,2
MacBookAir4,1 Mid-2011
MacBookAir4,2
MacBookAir5,1 Mid-2012 YES Everything is supported
MacBookAir5,2
MacBookAir6,1 Mid-2013, Early 2014
MacBookAir6,2
MacBookAir7,1 Early-2015, 2017
MacBookAir7,2

# MacBook Pro

SMBIOS Year Supported Comment
MacBookPro1,1 Early 2006 NO 32-Bit CPU limitation
MacBookPro1,2
MacBookPro2,1 Late 2006 32-Bit Firmware limitation
MacBookPro2,2 Late 2006
MacBookPro3,1 Mid-2007 Requires SSE4.1 CPU
MacBookPro4,1 Early 2008 YES - Monterey and older - GPU Acceleration in Public Beta, see current issues (#108 (opens new window))
- Supports macOS Monterey and older (Ventura support in development)
MacBookPro5,1 Late 2008
MacBookPro5,2 Early 2009
MacBookPro5,3 Mid-2009
MacBookPro5,4
MacBookPro5,5
MacBookPro6,1 Mid-2010
MacBookPro6,2
MacBookPro7,1
MacBookPro8,1 Early 2011
MacBookPro8,2
MacBookPro8,3
MacBookPro9,1 Mid-2012 YES Everything is supported
MacBookPro9,2
MacBookPro10,1 Mid-2012, Early 2013
MacBookPro10,2 Late 2012, Early 2013
MacBookPro11,1 Late 2013, Mid-2014
MacBookPro11,2
MacBookPro11,3
MacBookPro11,4 Mid 2015
MacBookPro11,5
MacBookPro12,1 Early 2015
MacBookPro13,1 Late 2016
MacBookPro13,2
MacBookPro13,3

# Mac mini

SMBIOS Year Supported Comment
Macmini1,1 Early 2006 NO 32-Bit CPU limitation
Macmini2,1 Mid-2007 32-Bit Firmware limitation
Macmini3,1 Early 2009 YES - Monterey and older - GPU Acceleration in Public Beta, see current issues (#108 (opens new window))
- Supports macOS Monterey and older (Ventura support in development)
Macmini4,1 Mid-2010
Macmini5,1 Mid-2011
Macmini5,2
Macmini5,3
Macmini6,1 Late 2012 YES Everything is supported
Macmini6,2
Macmini7,1 Mid-2014

# iMac

SMBIOS Year Supported Comment
iMac4,1 Early 2006 NO 32-Bit CPU limitation
iMac4,2 Mid-2006
iMac5,1 Late 2006 32-Bit Firmware limitation
iMac5,2
iMac6,1
iMac7,1 Mid-2007 YES - Monterey and older - Requires an SSE4.1 CPU Upgrade (opens new window)
- GPU Acceleration in Public Beta, see current issues (#108 (opens new window))
- Stock Bluetooth 2.0 card non-functional
- Supports macOS Monterey and older (Ventura support in development)
iMac8,1 Early 2008 - GPU Acceleration in Public Beta, see current issues (#108 (opens new window)))
- Supports macOS Monterey and older (Ventura support in development)
iMac9,1 Early 2009
iMac10,1 Late 2009 - GPU is socketed, recommend upgrading to Metal GPU (opens new window)
- GPU Acceleration in Public Beta, see current issues (#108 (opens new window))
- Supports macOS Monterey and older (Ventura support in development)
iMac11,1
iMac11,2 Mid-2010
iMac11,3
iMac12,1 Mid-2011
iMac12,2
iMac13,1 Late 2012 YES Everything is supported
iMac13,2
iMac13,3
iMac14,1 Late 2013
iMac14,2
iMac14,3
iMac14,4 Mid-2014
iMac15,1 Late 2014, Mid-2015
iMac16,1 Late 2014, Mid-2015
iMac16,2 Late 2014, Mid-2015
iMac17,1 Late 2015, Early-2016

# Mac Pro

SMBIOS Year Supported Comment
MacPro1,1 Mid-2006 NO 32-Bit Firmware limitation
MacPro2,1 Mid-2007
MacPro3,1 Early 2008 YES - Monterey and older - Potential boot issues with built-in USB 1.1 ports (recommend using a USB 2.0 hub or dedicated USB PCIe controller)
- Potential boot issues with stock Bluetooth card, recommend removing to avoid kernel panics
MacPro4,1 Early 2009 - Everything is supported as long as GPU is Metal capable
- Supports macOS Monterey and older (Ventura support in development)
MacPro5,1 Mid-2010, Mid-2012
MacPro6,1 Late 2013 - CPU Power Management currently unsupported
- No DRM support

# Xserve

SMBIOS Year Supported Comment
Xserve1,1 Mid-2006 NO 32-Bit Firmware limitation
Xserve2,1 Early 2008 YES - Monterey and older - Everything is supported as long as GPU is Metal capable
- Supports macOS Monterey and older (Ventura support in development)
Xserve3,1 Early 2009

# Once you've verified your hardware is supported, head to Download and build macOS Installers