About the video ports on Mac
Your Mac includes one or more video ports, which you can use to connect to a display, TV, or projector.
If your Mac has a USB-C port, you can use USB-C adapter cables to connect your Mac to displays and other devices.
Thunderbolt: Connect to a Thunderbolt device, Mini DisplayPort display, or to a DVI, HDMI, or VGA display using an adapter.
Mini DisplayPort: Connect to a Mini DisplayPort using an adapter.
HDMI: Connect to an HDTV with an HDMI port. This port lets you play your computer’s audio as well as its video on an HDTV.
DVI: Connect to a DVI display, or connect to another type of display using an adapter.
Mini-DVI: Connect to a DVI, VGA, or ADC display, or connect to a video device using an adapter.
Micro-DVI: Connect to a DVI, VGA, or ADC display, or connect to a video device using an adapter.
If your display and your Mac have different ports, use an adapter. You can purchase an Apple display adapter from apple.com or an Apple Store.