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Release Released Service Status Latest
macOS 12 (Monterey) 11 months ago
(25 Oct 2021)
Yes 12.6
macOS 11 (Big Sur) 1 year and 10 months ago
(12 Nov 2020)
Yes 11.7
macOS 10.15 (Catalina) 2 years and 12 months ago
(07 Oct 2019)
Ended 3 weeks and 2 days ago
(12 Sep 2022)
10.15.7
macOS 10.14 (Mojave) 4 years ago
(24 Sep 2018)
Ended 11 months ago
(25 Oct 2021)
10.14.6
macOS 10.13 (High Sierra) 5 years ago
(25 Sep 2017)
Ended 1 year and 10 months ago
(01 Dec 2020)
10.13.6
macOS 10.12 (Sierra) 6 years ago
(20 Sep 2016)
Ended 3 years ago
(01 Oct 2019)
10.12.6
OS X 10.11 (El Capitan) 7 years ago
(30 Sep 2015)
Ended 3 years and 10 months ago
(01 Dec 2018)
10.11.6
OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) 7 years and 11 months ago
(16 Oct 2014)
Ended 5 years ago
(01 Aug 2017)
10.10.5
OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) 8 years and 11 months ago
(22 Oct 2013)
Ended 5 years and 10 months ago
(01 Dec 2016)
10.9.5

macOS (aka OS X, Mac OS X) is the primary operating system for Apple’s Mac computers.

Major versions of macOS are released once a year now, and usually maintained for three years. Apple usually provides security updates for the latest 3 releases, but this isn’t consistenly applied and some security fixes aren’t available for the non-latest releases. .

More information is available on the macOS website.

You should be running one of the supported release numbers listed above in the rightmost column.

You can check the version that you are currently using by running:
sw_vers

You can submit an improvement to this page on GitHub. This page has a corresponding Talk Page.

A JSON version of this page is available at /api/macos.json. See the API Documentation for more.

Latest releases on this page are automatically updated