The United States Apple released the official version of the new version of macOS “macOS Monterey” on October 25 (local time).
The corresponding Mac models are as follows.
iMac: Late 2015 or later
iMac Pro: 2017 or later
Mac mini: Late 2014 or later
Mac Pro: Late 2013 or later
MacBook Air：Early 2015以降
MacBook Pro: Early 2015 or later
You can see which model of Mac you own on the Overview tab by selecting “About This Mac” from the Apple () menu in the upper left corner of your Mac. You can also update to macOS Monterey from Software Update on the Overview tab of About This Mac.
macOS Monterey has many features and services added to iOS 15 and iPad OS 15 this fall, including “intensive mode,” “text recognition,” enhanced “FaceTime,” and “memo” updates, including quick notes. Is installed, and the cooperation with iPhone and iPad is strengthened. In addition, the Mac version of “Shortcut”, which is highly evaluated in iOS / iPad OS, has been realized.
Both Apple Silicon-powered Macs and Intel-powered Macs are available, but only available on Apple Silicon-powered Macs, including FaceTime portrait mode (blurring the background), Maps interactive globe, and detailed map display. There are some new features that you can’t do. Apple has designed its own processors for its hardware and has begun developing macOS to take advantage of them. macOS Monterey is the first version of macOS that has begun to embark on the Apple Silicon era.