CN - Mac - Known Issues in Monterey

Issue/Question

  • Is macOS Monterey recommended for OSU computers?
  • Should I upgrade to Monterey?

Environment

  • Employee or Student Employee
  • OSU-owned computer

Explanation

Monterey was released as a public beta in July 2021. As a beta, it is not intended for day-to-day use and may have reliability or compatibility issues.

For a list of Mac models that support Monterey, see: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MacOS_Monterey

Before you upgrade, make sure you backup your Mac.

Known Issues with macOS Monterey:

  • MacOS Monterey is in beta.
  • No support for Intel CPUs based on Broadwell and Haswell architectures, and no support for Nvidia GPUs.

Tested Software That Does Work with Big Sur:

  • To be determined.

Enhancements

  • Monterey announcement: https://www.apple.com/macos/monterey-preview/features/
  • Improvements to FaceTime.
  • Safari updates.
  • "Focus" feature to customize notifications.
  • "Universal Control" to control multiple devices - such as an iPad and Mac - with the same mouse and keyboard.

Details

Article ID: 133011
Created
Tue 7/6/21 8:45 AM
Modified
Tue 7/6/21 8:55 AM