After completing a beta process with the Gold Master seed, Apple today released the final version of macOS High Sierra as a free update for Mac users around the world. The list of compatible Macs can be found below. For quick reference, if your Mac is compatible of running macOS Sierra, it can run High Sierra.

  • Late 2009 MacBook or later
  • Late 2009 iMac or later
  • 2010 MacBook Air or later
  • 2010 MacBook Pro or later
  • 2010 Mac mini or later
  • 2010 Mac Pro or later

To install High Sierra on your Mac, head over to the “Updates” tab in the App Store and check for updates. There, you’ll find the new software ready to install. Just click the “Update” button next to the macOS High Sierra 10.13 listing and restart your Mac. The process may take a little while, so be patient and don’t turn off your Mac manually if you don’t have to.

macOS High Sierra includes the Apple File System to make using your Mac faster, Metal 2 with native VR support, updates to Siri including all-new voices, autoplay blocking in Safari, and support for external GPUs you may wanna hook up for heavy workloads or intense games. You can learn more about the update here.


Posted by Max Buondonno

Founder and executive editor at Matridox (formally MBEDDED). I've also founded and am the sitting CEO at MBEDDED Media, a new kind of media company. Lover of anything and everything involving technology. I know CSS and basic HTML to an extent. Writer, blogger, critic, coder, and self-certified genius. Oh, and I'm told I'm a legend, if that means anything to you.


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