# Supported Models

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

Support Entry Supported OSes Description Comment
HostOS macOS 10.9 - macOS 11 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 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 - 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))
MacBook5,2 Early 2009 - GPU Acceleration in Public Beta, see current issues (#108 (opens new window))
- Trackpad is recognized as mouse
- Brightness control partially supported
MacBook6,1 Late 2009 - GPU Acceleration in Public Beta, see current issues (#108 (opens new window))
MacBook7,1 Mid-2010

# MacBook Air

SMBIOS Year Supported Comment
MacBookAir1,1 Early 2008 NO Requires SSE4.1 CPU
MacBookAir2,1 Late 2008 YES GPU Acceleration in Public Beta, see current issues (#108 (opens new window))
MacBookAir3,1 Late 2010
MacBookAir3,2
MacBookAir4,1 Mid-2011
MacBookAir4,2
MacBookAir5,1 Mid-2012 Everything is supported
MacBookAir5,2

# 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 GPU Acceleration in Public Beta, see current issues (#108 (opens new window))
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 Everything is supported
MacBookPro9,2
MacBookPro10,1 Mid-2012, Early 2013
MacBookPro10,2 Late 2012, Early 2013

# 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 GPU Acceleration in Public Beta, see current issues (#108 (opens new window))
Macmini4,1 Mid-2010
Macmini5,1 Mid-2011
Macmini5,2
Macmini5,3
Macmini6,1 Late 2012 Everything is supported
Macmini6,2

# 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 - Requires an SSE4.1 CPU Upgrade (opens new window)
- GPU Acceleration in Public Beta, see current issues (#108 (opens new window))
- Brightness control partially supported on Nvidia GPUs, AMD unsupported
- Stock Bluetooth 2.0 card non-functional
iMac8,1 Early 2008 - GPU Acceleration in Public Beta, see current issues (#108 (opens new window)))
- Brightness control partially supported on Nvidia GPUs, AMD unsupported
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))
iMac11,1
iMac11,2 Mid-2010
iMac11,3
iMac12,1 Mid-2011
iMac12,2
iMac13,1 Late 2012 Everything is supported
iMac13,2
iMac13,3
iMac14,1 Late 2013
iMac14,2
iMac14,3

# Mac Pro

SMBIOS Year Supported Comment
MacPro1,1 Mid-2006 NO 32-Bit Firmware limitation
MacPro2,1 Mid-2007
MacPro3,1 Early 2008 YES - 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
MacPro5,1 Mid-2010, Mid-2012

# Xserve

SMBIOS Year Supported Comment
Xserve1,1 Mid-2006 NO 32-Bit Firmware limitation
Xserve2,1 Early 2008 YES Everything is supported as long as GPU is Metal capable
Xserve3,1 Early 2009

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