macOS Monterey

Apple releases 6th major update for macOS Monterey.

This update provides important security updates and is recommended for all users.

macOS Monterey drops support for various Macs released from 2013 to 2015, including all Macs with Nvidia GPUs.

macOS Monterey is supported and the latest released version is macOS Monterey 12.5.1.

macOS Monterey (version 12) is the eighteenth and current major release of macOS, Apple’s desktop operating system for Macintosh computers. The successor to macOS Big Sur, it was announced at WWDC 2021 on June 7, 2021 and released on October 25, 2021. macOS Monterey will be succeeded by macOS Ventura, which was announced at WWDC 2022 on June 6, 2022.

The operating system is named after Monterey Bay.

macOS Monterey drops support for various Macs released from 2013 to 2015 including all Macs with Nvidia GPUs. Monterey runs on the following Macs:

iMac: Late 2015 or later
iMac Pro
MacBook: Early 2016 or later
MacBook Air: Early 2015 or later
MacBook Pro: Early 2015 or later
Mac Mini: Late 2014 or later
Mac Pro: Late 2013 or later
Mac Studio
By using patch tools, macOS Monterey can be installed on earlier computers that are officially unsupported, such as the mid-2014 iMac and the 2013 MacBook Pro.

Using these methods, it is possible to install macOS Monterey on computers as old as a 2008 MacBook Pro and iMac and 2009 Mac Mini.

macOS Monterey is available for download on Apple’s App Store.

macOS Monterey Installer

Latest Update:

macOS Monterey is supported and the latest released version is macOS Monterey 12.5.1.

This update will improve macOS Monterey’s security and it is recommended for all Monterey users.

For more information on the security content of this update you can visit https://support.apple.com/kb/HT201222

macOS 12.5.1 update will only be available via software update and the full installer package is available at App Store from the link above.