How to use Pro Display XDR with Boot Camp

You can use your Apple Pro Display XDR with Microsoft Windows on certain Mac models. Just make sure that your software is up to date.

Make sure that your Mac is compatible

Boot Camp requires a Mac with an Intel processor.

If you've installed the latest Apple software updates, you can use Pro Display XDR with Microsoft Windows 10 on these Intel-based Mac models:

  • 15-inch or 16-inch MacBook Pro introduced in 2018 or later
  • Mac Pro introduced in 2019
  • iMac introduced in 2019 or later

Update your software

  1. Start up your Mac in macOS, then use Software Update to install the latest updates for macOS. Your Mac needs macOS Catalina 10.15.2 or later.
  2. Use Boot Camp Assistant to install Windows 10.
  3. Start up your Mac in Windows, then use Apple Software Update to install the latest Apple updates for Windows.

Pro Display XDR requires no additional setup for use with Windows.

Learn more

  • Mac computers might not support video over Thunderbolt 3 when running Windows in Safe Mode or the Windows Recovery Environment. Video in those modes remains available to displays connected to a different display port, such as HDMI.
  • How to set up and use Apple Pro Display XDR


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