During the press conference made at WWDC 2016 Apple 's Craig Federighi unveiled a slide presentation, a list Mac models that will be able to run MacOS Sierra when it released its final version during the third quarter of this year.
It seems that the Mac made in 2008 and earlier models will not be compatible with the new operating system. But if your Mac is not in Apple's list, there is an unofficial option that could allow Sierra macOS run anyway.
official minimum requirements to run macOS Sierra on a Mac.
According slide Federighi, the following Mac models would be compatible with macOS Sierra:
- iMac (Late 2009 and later)
- MacBook (Late 2009 and later)
- MacBook Pro (2010 and later)
- MacBook Air (2010 and later)
- Mac Mini (2010 and later)
- Mac Pro (2010 and later)
There is no official solution for those people whose computers are not officially supported by Sierra macOS. In short, the solution involves the use of the Post Install application image macOS the installer to choose the appropriate patches for your particular Mac model.
When the application terminates patch, your computer must be able to boot macOS Sierra, although some owners of Macs do not support the new operating system may not be able to use Wi-Fi and other features of the operating system.
the first beta of macOS Sierra and is available only to registered developers in the Apple platform and is expected to launch a new beta is made in July to beta testers who have previously subscribed to Apple testing programs Finally,. The final version of the operating system for computers, just be ready in the third quarter of the year, probably in September in conjunction with the output of iOS 10.