Send audio and video to HDMI displays through Mini DisplayPort

Learn which Mac models support audio and video output to HDMI displays through Mini DisplayPort when used with an adapter.

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To connect the Mini DisplayPort of your Mac to an HDMI display, you need a third-party Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter. The following Mac models supply up to 8 channels of audio and video over Mini DisplayPort:

These models supply only video over Mini DisplayPort:

If your Mac also includes an HDMI port, the HDMI port supplies audio and video without an adapter.

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Published Date: 2017-08-03